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    The Cold War

    During World War II, despite mutual suspicion and distrust, the United States and Great Britain joined the Soviet Union in an effort to defeat their common enemy, Nazi Germany. The alliance began to crumble immediately after the surrender of the Hitler government in May 1945. Tensions were apparent during the Potsdam Conference in July, where th...

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    R. Sargent Shriver

    Robert Sargent Shriver was born on November 9, 1915 in Westminster, Maryland to Robert and Hilda Shriver. After graduating from the Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut, which he attended on a full scholarship, Shriver spent the summer in Germany as part of the Experiment in International Living, returning in the fall of 1934 to begin c...

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    Ernest Hemingway with Colonel Charles "Buck" Lanham in Schweitzer, Germany
    28 September 1944

    Accession Number: EH03750P Description: Ernest Hemingway in uniform with Colonel Charles "Buck" Lanham in Schweitzer, Germany, during World War II. Credit Line: Ernest Hemingway Collection. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Link to the Ernest Hemingway Media Gallery

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    Samuel Beer Papers on the Holocaust Available to Researchers (September 6, 1997)
    0/6/1997

    In 1945, Captain Samuel Beer worked for the United States military government in Germany immediately after the collapse of the Third Reich. Beer, who is fluent in German, conducted a series of interviews with German officials and citizens about their experiences during the Nazi era. He also wrote analyses of German history and public opinion in pos...

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    Archives at JFK Library Hold History of Afghan-American Ties (November 28, 2001)
    0/28/2001

    Boston: The deposed king of Afghanistan who is emerging as a key player in the UN-sponsored talks underway in Koenigswinter, Germany to determine the future government of Afghanistan was once celebrated by the American people as a champion of Afghanistan independence, according to state documents and photographs found in the archives of the John F....

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    Hemingway Letters to Marlene Dietrich Donated to JFK Library and Museum (April 7, 2003)
    0/7/2003

    BOSTON—The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum announced today that Marlene Dietrich’s daughter, Maria Riva, has donated to the Kennedy Library 30 letters written by Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) to Marlene Dietrich between 1949 and 1959. The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum is home to the majority of Ernest Hemingway’s papers, including 95 percent...

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    "Diary" by JFK's National Security Advisory McGeorge Bundy Reveals New Details on Trip to Germany (November 21, 2006)
    0/21/2006

    Boston, MA – The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library today announced that it has declassified and made available for research a typewritten “diary” by President Kennedy’s National Security Advisor, McGeorge Bundy. The “diary” consists of individual documents often typed on a daily basis with the working title of “Memoranda for the Record”. Bundy’s...

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    JFK Library and German Consulate to Unveil Sculpture Honoring JFK’s Historic Trip to Berlin at Copley Place
    0/27/2013

    Boston MA –The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, along with the German Consulate of Boston, today announced that they will unveil a painted, life-size, fiberglass bear sculpture at Copley Place on September 24, 2013. Originally part of a public art project in Berlin called Buddy Bears, the sculpture was presented by then German...

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Ernest Hemingway with Colonel Charles "Buck" Lanham in Schweitzer, Germany

EH3750P  Ernest Hemingway with Colonel Charles "Buck" Lanham in Schweitzer, Germany, during World War II, 1944.

Accession Number: EH03750P Description: Ernest Hemingway in uniform ...