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On Liberty: The National WWII Museum
On Liberty: Zooming into Museums Across the Country

As we remain socially distant, virtually visit museums all across the country with the Intrepid Museum. Join fellow veterans, current service members and their loved ones to explore museums from near and far with connections to the Intrepid Museum’s history and collection. Each program will be guided by museum curators and educators, with plenty of opportunities to share and ask questions. No travel is needed for these interactive virtual visits!

National WWII Museum
Friday, January 22, 5:00pm ET.
Join the Intrepid Museum and fellow veterans, service members and their loved ones for a virtual staycation. For this kick-off session, we will be Zooming into New Orleans to explore The National World War II Museum. The National WWII Museum’s senior historian, Robert Citino, PhD and curator, Joshua Schick, will be joined by the Intrepid Museum’s curator of history and collections, Jessica Williams, to discuss the Pacific War and collections from both institutions.

Jan 22, 2021 05:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Jessica Williams
Curator of History and Collections @Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Jessica Williams is the curator of history and collections at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. She holds a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in historic preservation, both from Columbia University. Ms. Williams develops exhibitions and oversees the interpretation of the Museum’s two historic vessels. She also directs the development and management of the Museum’s collection of artifacts, archives, media and oral histories.
Robert Citino, PhD
Executive Director, Institute for the Study of War and Democracy; Samuel Zemurray Stone senior historian @The National WWII Museum
Robert Citino, PhD, is the executive director of the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy and the Samuel Zemurray Stone senior historian. Dr. Citino is an award-winning military historian and scholar who has published ten books including The Wehrmacht Retreats: Fighting a Lost War, 1943, Death of the Wehrmacht: The German Campaigns of 1942, and The German Way of War: From the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich, as well as numerous articles covering World War II and 20th century military history. He speaks widely and contributes regularly to general readership magazines such as World War II. Dr. Citino enjoys close ties with the U.S. military establishment, and taught one year at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and two years at the U.S. Army War College.
Joshua Schick
Curator @The National WWII Museum
Joshua Schick is a curator at The National WWII Museum. He received a BA in history from Louisiana State University before attending the University of New Orleans for his master’s degree. Before and after graduating from the University of New Orleans, he worked on a number of restoration projects at the museum. His primary professional focus of interest is US Navy history during World War II.