Americans in Wartime Experience

Frederick Farber

Cold War

Frederick Farber was born in Germany in 1937.  After the end of WWII, he would migrate to the United States, become a citizen, attend the Naval Academy and would serve his country during the Cold War.  He served aboard a navy destroyer off the coast of Cuba during the Cuban Missle Crisis.

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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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