Legacy Lecture Registration

10th Annual Haydn Williams WWII Memorial Legacy Lecture featuring award-winning author Ian W. Toll

The Friends of the National World War II Memorial will sponsor the 10th Annual Haydn Williams World War II Memorial Legacy Lecture on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 9:00 AM at the National Defense University’s Lincoln Hall Auditorium and online via NDU's online portal.

Mr. Toll's lecture, titled Pacific D-Days, will discuss amphibious warfare in the Pacific which required sustained and intricate cooperation between the U.S. military services and the lessons they learned that remain vital to meet the challenges we face in the twenty-first century.

Hosted annually at the National Defense University as part of the "President's Lecture Series”, the Haydn Williams World War II Memorial Legacy Lecture is an annual public lecture series that features preeminent historians and scholars speaking on the lasting significance and impact of World War II on America and the world.

Previous Legacy Lecturers have included Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Atkinson; British author, historian, and broadcaster Sir Max Hastings; U.S. Naval Academy professor and author Dr. Craig Symonds; Stanford University professor and author Dr. David Kennedy; renowned journalist and author Tom Brokaw; Hoover Institution Fellow Victor Davis Hanson; University of Virginia professor and author William Hitchcock; and War Studies at King’s College, London professor and author Dr. Andrew Roberts; and New York Times best-selling author Alex Kershaw.

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