Preview of The Price of Freedom

May 27, 2004 – September 14, 2004

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor, West Wing Corridor Floor Plan

This showcase—a preview of The Price of Freedom, a new upcoming permanent exhibition honoring the men and women who fought in the U.S. military throughout its history—presents an overview of life in America during World War II. Included are a ration book, a helmet, a Victory Medal, a pack of Lucky Strike cigarettes, and a Life magazine featuring Second Lieutenant Audie Murphy—the most decorated American soldier of WWII—on the cover.