Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

Lectures & Conversations
The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe
The Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
WWII & NYC Series
Rick Atkinson
Steve Coll (moderator)
Tue, May 21st, 2013 | 6:30 pm
$30
(members $18)

Note: This event is sold out

 

EVENT DETAILS

D-Day marked the commencement of the final campaign of the European war. Two authors tell the tale of the riveting series of events from the brutal fight in Normandy, the liberation of Paris, the disaster that was Operation Market Garden, the horrific Battle of the Bulge, and finally the thrust to the heart of the Third Reich.

SPEAKER BIOS

Rick Atkinson is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945, the last volume in his monumental Liberation Trilogy. Steve Coll (moderator) is the president of the New America Foundation and a staff writer for The New Yorker.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

PURCHASING TICKETS BY PHONE/IN PERSON

To purchase tickets to public programs by phone, please call the New-York Historical Society’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily. Advance tickets may also be purchased on site at the New-York Historical Society admissions desk. Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final and payments cannot be refunded. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

SPECIAL OFFER

When you pre-order your ticket for a public program, for an extra $10 you can enjoy a pre-program glass of wine at Caffè Storico and we will reserve a priority seat for you. Select the “package ticket” option online and stop by Caffè Storico prior to the event.

Note: Cannot be purchased at time of program; drink must be redeemed before program begins. A full bar selection is also available; beverages exceeding $10 will be charged the a la carte menu price difference at time of redemption. Availability is limited.

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