Harry Butowsky’s Bio


Dr. Butowsky recently retired from the National Park Service after a 35 year career as a historian. He is the author of five National Historic Landmark Theme Studies including Man in Space, WWII Warships in the Pacific, and Astronomy and Astrophysics.

He completed the primary research for the Brown v Board of Education National Historic Site and the Opana Radar Site National Historic Landmark on Oahu, Hawaii. He has participated in several of the commemorations of the attack on Pearl
Harbor, interviewed survivors, and chaired a panel on the attack on Pearl Harbor which was shown on C-Span.

Dr. Butowsky has served on the Faculty of George Mason University since 1980 and teaches the History of World War I and World War II.

Dr. Butowsky lives with his wife in Reston, Va.

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