The Manhattan Project National Historical Park will present films from National Park Service sites that commemorate events and issues related to World War II and the nuclear deterrent used during the Cold War on Saturday, a press release said.
The film festival is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the American Museum of Science and Energy.
National parks tell the stories of America’s World War II experience—from Pearl Harbor to the war’s atomic end, the press release said.
“The range of our nation’s national parks show how a resilient America mobilized its people to triumph over tyranny, explore places where technological and social barriers collapsed, confront the war’s darker legacies, and stand atop soils where American blood was shed, coastlines defended, and valor was memorialized forever,” the press release said. “Across the nation, national park sites help tell the story of our nation during World War II and help us ensure President Truman’s promise that ‘America will never forget their sacrifices’ will always hold true.”
National Park Service films on March 16, will come from: [Read more…]