Alex Kershaw has spoken on themes such as “what really made a great leader in WWII”, “team-work when it mattered most”, and “lessons from WWII that can truly inspire and motivate us”, as well as many other aspects of WWII and military history.

He can custom design key-note speeches and his appearances to fit any organization’s needs.

He has spoken for a wide variety of corporations and institutions such as the following:

The Wright Museum, New Hampshire
The Canadian Embassy, Washington DC
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Memorial
The National D Day Memorial
The Pritzker Military Library
The Smithsonian
The Naval Undersea Museum
92Y – New York City
The Jewish Museum – New York City
The Virginia Historical Society
The Palm Beach Historical Society
The Falmouth Historical Society
Regis University Denver
Liberty University
Lesley University
Bryant College
UMass Dartmouth
Williams College
The Air Force Academy
Freedoms’ Foundation, Valley Forge
US Midway Museum
The Mariners’ Museum
Montclair State University
The National Press Club
Various high schools around the US
Various synagogues around the US
Various major libraries around the US
The 29th Division Chaplains’ Association
The 116th Infantry Regiment HQ Virginia
The 157th Infantry Regiment Annual Ball 2015
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Bernstein Global Wealth Management
Dallas Holocaust Museum
Army and Navy Club, DC
Houston Holocaust Museum
The Bush School of Government and Public Service
Texas A and M
Norwich University – Bicentennial Commencement Speaker
Eighth Air Force Museum
University of Florida
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture


Examples of recent speaking engagements:

The National WWII Museum – Book launch for Avenue of Spies

The National WWII Memorial – Master of Ceremonies at the 70th Anniversary of VE Day

The Virginia Historical Society – The Bedford Boys

For testimonials and to inquire about Mr. Kershaw’s availability, please contact him at