About the Scholar
Dr. Christopher Hamner is the lead historian for the Understanding Sacrifice program. He teaches at George Mason University, and is the author of Enduring Battle: American Soldiers in Three Wars, 1776-1945. From 2014 to 2016 he was a Visiting Professor at the U.S. Army War College, and in 2012 received Mason's Teaching Excellence Award.
- "In Case of Failure" Message Drafted by General Dwight Eisenhower in Case the D-Day Invasion Failed, 1944 National Archives and Records Administration (186470)
- D-day statement to soldiers, sailor, and airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force, 6/44. Dwight D. Eisenhower National Archives and Records Administration (531217)