A Day That Will Live in Infamy: The Attack on Pearl Harbor

Event Details

Thu, Dec 9, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Online Event

1s151 Winfield Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60189
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Virtual Presentation
Thursday, December 9
7:00 PM CDT Online via Zoom
Free Event but Registration Required


The shocking attack and major defeat at Pearl Harbor led was the catalyst for the emergence of a new and determined naval fleet. This presentation will examine events leading up to the attack, how sailors and nurses responded, as well as the aftermath and legacy of the attack that is considered the Navy’s greatest defeat.

MEET THE SPEAKER: Tricia Menke completed her Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in History at Gettysburg College and received her Master of Arts in History with a Museum Studies concentration from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In fall of 2018, Ms. Menke joined the staff of the National Museum of the American Sailor as a Contract Curator. In May of 2019, she was promoted to Curator of Education. As Curator of Education, Ms. Menke manages the museum’s Education Department and serves on the museum’s curatorial team.


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  This program includes built-in closed captioning through Zoom.