• The National WWII Museum
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Special Event: "Unsung Heroes: Seven African American Heroes, Seven Medals of Honor, and the Decades that Came Between Them"
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

6:00 p.m. Reception  |  6:30 p.m. Presentation

The National WWII Museum is honored to display several Medals of Honor from the seven men awarded the nation’s highest military honor in January 1997, more than 50 years after the actions that earned the honors. Family members and loved ones will retell their experiences of the long fight for recognition and bravery rewarded at last, and particularly the long-awaited ceremony in which President Clinton awarded the medals. Presented in partnership with The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation and featuring Honor Deferred, produced for The History Channel by Al Roker Entertainment. Al Roker will be our Master of Ceremonies for this special evening.

For more information, call 504-528-1944 x 229.

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Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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