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paulzigo

 

PAUL E. ZIGO, a history professor, author and military historian is the founder and director, of the World War II Era Studies Institute. The institute is dedicated to furthering one’s knowledge and understanding of the WW II era and its impact on history. He is a graduate of Temple University and the United States Army War College. He authored and edited in 2009 Witnessing History: The Eisenhower Photographs featuring all the photos of General Dwight D. Eisenhower taken by his personal wartime photographer, Al Meserlin. Zigo was also the executive producer and narrator of the cable network series Triumphant Spirit: America’s World War II Generation Speaks from 2001 to 2004. In 2014, he authored the book The Longest Walk: The Amazing Story of the 29th Inf. Division on D-Day 6 June 1944 and in 2017, he co-authored the book Bataan – When Men Have To Die, an accounting of the fall of the Philippine Islands to the Japanese in 1942. Mr. Zigo is a 30 year veteran of the United States Army retiring as a Colonel.
 

About Us October 29, 2014

Upcoming Events

Apr
30
Tue
11:00 am THE TURNING POINTS OF WORLD WAR II @ Hillsborough Library
THE TURNING POINTS OF WORLD WAR II @ Hillsborough Library
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS: CRITICAL BATTLES THAT ENABLED THE ALLIES TO GO ON THE OFFENSE A turning point is a point in a war or campaign where one combatant experiences a reversal in fortune. The combatant losses the initiative, suffers loss of freedom in a theater of war and[...]
May
7
Tue
7:00 pm THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Point Pleasant Beach Branch, Ocean County Public Library
THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Point Pleasant Beach Branch, Ocean County Public Library
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A presentation on the recently published book, “The Longest Walk,” the story of the 29th Infantry Division which landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The Division’s exploits were featured in the riveting opening scene of the movie “Saving Private Ryan.” This Division lost one third of the[...]
May
8
Wed
7:00 pm “WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS @ Eastern Branch, Monmouth County Library
“WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS @ Eastern Branch, Monmouth County Library
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
“WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS: CRITICAL BATTLES THAT ENABLED THE ALLIES TO GO ON THE OFFENSE” A turning point is a point in a war or campaign where one combatant experiences a reversal in fortune. The combatant losses the initiative, suffers loss of freedom in a theater of war and[...]

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Email: ww2erastudies@gmail.com.
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