The Museum & Library is proud to continue guiding the general public through their exploration of military history, military affairs, and national security in greater detail thanks to the Pritzker Military Museum & Library blog. Here, the Museum & Library posts longer form content covering a wide array of events, topics, people, and moments in history. Blog posts are written by staff members of the Museum & Library, partners and friends, as well as authors that take part in or contribute towards programming. Keep the conversation alive by interacting in the comment section of each post!
- This Week in Military History: The Christmas Truce
In this week in military history, we explore the famous Christmas Truce of 1914 when the sounds of war faded across the Western Front, albeit briefly, and a moment of goodwill was shared during World War I.
- Happy 245th Birthday to the United States Marine Corps!
Happy 245th birthday to the United States Marine Corps! The Pritzker Military Museum & Library takes pride in collecting, preserving, and sharing the stories of the Marines who have served our nation since its colonial beginning.
- Celebrating the Museum & Library At the 2020 Liberty Gala
The Museum & Library's 2020 virtual Liberty Gala took place on Oct 21, 2020 where Senator Bob Dole received the inaugural Citizen Soldier Award.
- The Bridge on the River Kwai: Understanding the Burma-Thailand Railway POW Experience
Dr. Havers examines the experience of prisoners of the Japanese during WWII as portrayed in the movie The Bridge On the River Kwai.