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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

Nov
28
Tue
2:00 pm “OPERATION TORCH: ALLIED INVASIO... @ Manchester Branch, Ocean County Library
“OPERATION TORCH: ALLIED INVASIO... @ Manchester Branch, Ocean County Library
Nov 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
“OPERATION TORCH: ALLIED INVASION – NORTH AFRICA” On November 8, 1942 an Anglo-American force landed in French Morocco and Algeria with the aim and goal to gain complete control of North Africa and defeat General Erwin Rommel’s German-Italian Army in Libya. TORCH was primarily an American operation under the command[...]
Nov
29
Wed
2:00 pm LIFTING THE CLOUDS OF WAR: THE ... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
LIFTING THE CLOUDS OF WAR: THE ... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Down Melody Lane is a musical duo. “Lifting the Clouds of War” is an interactive-lecture with the audience singing along with the music. Down Melody Lane explores the music of the 1940’s, provides many interesting facts about the music and life during WW II, and provides fun while everyone is[...]
Dec
7
Thu
6:30 pm THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR, DECE... @ Howell Branch, Monmouth County Library
THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR, DECE... @ Howell Branch, Monmouth County Library
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Early in the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese carrier-based planes and submarines attacked the U.S. Pacific Fleet and nearby military airfields at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Eight American battleships and ten other naval vessels were sunk or badly damaged. A total of 64 American aircraft were destroyed and over 3,400[...]

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