Americans in Wartime Experience

Hermann Pfisterer

Cold War

During the 1940's as a young child in Germany, Hermann Pfisterer was a member of the Nazi Youth.  After the war he came to the United States, became a citizen and joined the Army were he served during the Cold War.

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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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