New Orleans, Louisiana, President Dwight David Eisenhower

The National World War II Museum – Founded By President Dwight Eisenhower’s Biographer

The National World War II Museum was established in New Orleans, Louisiana by musuem founder Doctor Stephen Edward Ambrose, who wrote the former World War II General and President Dwight David Eisenhower’s, and later President Richard Nixon’s, biographies.

Photograph of President Dwight David Eisenhower.

Stephen Ambrose, was a longtime history professor at the University of New Orleans who was made famous from his various World War II novels, such as “Band of Brothers” which was bout E Company within the 506th Regiment.

Photograph of Doctor Stephen Ambrose.

Currently, the National World War II Musuem is the largest such musuem on the war in the United States, with tanks and other military vehicles surrounding the building.

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