World War 2 Conference by ZMMH
Direct from the event flyer.
How American Technology and Diversification Helped Win World War II in 1944 and Started the New American Military
A dynamic history conference, January 25-27, 2024, Lakeland, Florida in Polk State College Center for Public Safety’s 420- seat auditorium.
Featuring Alex Kershaw New York Times best selling author; Helen Patton, granddaughter of George S. Patton; Jonna Doolittle-Hoppes, granddaughter of “Jimmy” Doolittle; award-winning author Richard Frank; Erin Mahan, PhD – Department of Defense Chief Historian; New York Times best selling author Rick Beyer; Secretary Charles Djou, ABMC; US Army historian Roger Cirillo, PhD; Colonel (ret.) Jerry D. Morelock, PhD; Brig. Gen. (ret.) Thomas V. Draude, USMC; James W. Zobel, DirectorArchivist, MacArthur Memorial; Todd DePastino, PhD, Founder - Veterans Breakfast Club
A tour of the Zephyrhills Museum of Military History and its military vehicle park; military miniatures, and a wargaming room. The final session of the conference will feature a panel of World War II veterans
The Zephyrhills Museum of Military History is an excellent place to explore the illustrious history of the armed services. Here, one has the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the individuals and sacrifices of those who served - from veterans' anecdotes to in-depth scholarly articles about military operations over time. With fully interactive exhibits and educational activities for the whole family, this museum is truly a great way to honor their service and commemorate the past. Visitors will be able to learn more about our troops' triumphs, defeats, and experiences with displays that are as informative as they are absorbing. From artifacts from various wars such as World War Two, all the way through current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan - this collection captures so many moments in a unique way. As a tribute to all members of the armed forces, this museum seeks to preserve an important part of our nation's history.
Amazingly, the museum itself is a piece of history. Zephyrhills Museum of Military History sits on the former site of the Zephyrhills Army Airfield. Zephyrhills Army Airfield is a former U.S. Army airfield that was located in Pasco County in the U.S. state of Florida. It was initially established as a training facility for pilots of the 10th Fighter Squadron during World War II and remained active until 1944 when it was decommissioned by the United States military. Despite its past as a military facility, Zephyrhills Army Airfield has become an exciting place of discovery for families looking to explore the historic grounds together.
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