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4:00 pm

Meredith Hindley on Destination Casablanca: Exile, Espionage, and the Battle for North Africa in WWII

December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20004 United States

Say the word “Casablanca” and it immediately conjures up the 1942 movie with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. But during World War II, Casablanca was more than just a waystation for refugees attempting to flee Hitler’s armies. As the largest African port on the Atlantic, Casablanca became a key military objective for the Allies, prompting … Continue reading Meredith Hindley on Destination Casablanca: Exile, Espionage, and the Battle for North Africa in WWII

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6:00 pm

Regarding the European Union, what would Winston do? A talk with Felix Klos

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes Felix Klos for a discussion of his new book, Churchill's Last Stand: The Struggle to Unite Europe. Felix Klos is an American/Dutch historian and the author of Churchill on Europe: The Untold Story of Churchill's European Project.  He has worked as an intern in … Continue reading Regarding the European Union, what would Winston do? A talk with Felix Klos

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