Americans in Wartime Experience

Charles Cox

World War II

As a member of the United States Army, Charles Cox served his country during World War II and the Korean War.  He joined the National Guard at the age of 16 and would eventually earn his commission.  In 1947 he became an active duty member of the army.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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