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The Army Heritage Center Foundation is pleased to announce that the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center will host a free public program on Ap...
The Cold War era was a tense and stressful time in American history, but it was also a period of great political and creative expression. The Ame...
Starting a research project can be a daunting task, especially when you may not be familiar with a facility, its collections, or its resources. L...
On January 16, 1863, spending the political capital earned at the muzzle of a cannon on the bloody fields around Sharpsburg, MD just months earli...
Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Readings in American History
The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center sponsors a public readings series, the Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Readings in Military History. The series features recent works by noted authors on a variety of historical topics. The series honors the memory of Dr. Brooks E. Kleber, former U.S. Army Assistant Chief of Military History (CMH). Dr. Kleber served as the Deputy Chief Historian, CMH and Chief Historian, Continental Army Command (later Training and Doctrine Command). During World War II, Dr. Kleber was assigned to the 90th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations. He was captured shortly after D-Day and was interned until the end of the war, later becoming one of the Army's foremost authorities on prisoners of war. He was inducted into the Infantry Hall of Fame and retired from the U.S. Army Reserve as a colonel. A 1940 graduate of Dickinson College, Kleber held an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
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