Legacy Lecture

The Haydn Williams WWII Memorial Legacy Lecture is an annual public lecture series that features preeminent historians and others speaking on the lasting significance and impact of World War II on America and the world.

8th Annual Haydn Williams World War II Memorial Legacy Lecture

featuring Professor Andrew Roberts

Wednesday, November 18 from 9:00-10:15 a.m.

National Defense University
Lincoln Hall Auditorium, 260 5th Avenue SW, Fort McNair, Washington, DC

Professor Andrew Roberts read Modern History at Caius College, Cambridge, from where he is a PhD. He has written over a dozen books including Salisbury: Victorian Titan (which won the Wolfson Prize) Masters and Commanders (which won the International Churchill Society Book Award), The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War (which won the British Army Military Book of the Year Award), Napoleon the Great (which won the Grand Prix of the Fondation Napoléon and The Los Angeles Times Biography Prize) and Churchill: Walking with Destiny, which spent nine weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List and won the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Prize.

Roberts is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the Royal Historical Society, the Roger & Martha Mertz Visiting Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford, the Lehrman Institute Distinguished Lecturer at the New-York Historical Society, and a visiting professor at the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He lives in London.

His website is www.andrew-roberts.net

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The Haydn Williams World War II Memorial Legacy Lecture is made possible through the generous endowment of the late Ambassador F. Haydn Williams, a WWII veteran, former chairman of the American Battle Monuments Commission’s WWII Memorial Site and Design Committee, and chairman emeritus of Friends of the National World War II Memorial.

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