October 16, 2012
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Solomon Victory Theater Atrium
Director of Collections and Exhibits, Tom Czekanski, discusses the Germans' innovative approaches to complex problems in modern warfare. Although Germany's solutions did not lead to victory, they did prolong the war by providing more resources than would otherwise have been available. Examples of wartime ingenuity included the integration of captured weapons into the German arsenal, the use of fixed divisions to defend fixed locations, the creation of "stomach battalions" and the development of the Volksjäger disposable airplane.
The menu is inspired by a traditional Oktoberfest and features Duck Bratwurst Sliders, Mangalitsa Pork Wienerschnitzel, Spaetzel, Brussels Sprouts, Wild Mushrooms and a "Black Forest Cake."
Dinner with a Curator is a seasonal series where Museum staff and guests will discuss a featured topic related to World War II while enjoying a delicious three-course dinner catered by Chef John Besh's American Sector. Space is limited and reservations are required. To see a schedule of topics or make a reservation, visit www.american-sector.org or call 504-528-1944 x 213.