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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

Sep
25
Mon
7:00 pm THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY – CRUCIAL T... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY – CRUCIAL T... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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 the opponent assumes the offensive. In WW II there were five key turning point battles each[...]
Sep
26
Tue
1:00 pm BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – T... @ Morris Museum
BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – T... @ Morris Museum
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Bataan peninsula, a strip of land 25 miles long and 20 miles wide, on the Philippine Island of Luzon became the last refuge for the troops defending the island against a Japanese invasion, December 1941. Over 67,500 Filipino soldiers and 12,500 US service personnel starved of adequate food and[...]
Sep
28
Thu
2:00 pm WORLD WAR II, THE 20TH CENTURY’S... @ Monroe Township Senior Center
WORLD WAR II, THE 20TH CENTURY’S... @ Monroe Township Senior Center
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
A presentation on the history of the World War II Era and its impact on world history. WW II was the most violent and devastating war ever fought with nearly 60 million lives lost due to battle, aerial bombing, acts of genocide and the use of atomic bombs. The talk[...]

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