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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

Apr
5
Wed
6:00 pm BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – ... @ Belmar Public Library
BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – ... @ Belmar Public Library
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“BATTLE FOR BATAAN: WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE” 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[...]
Apr
6
Thu
7:00 pm AIR RAID TOKYO – THE DOOLITTLE R... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarers
AIR RAID TOKYO – THE DOOLITTLE R... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarers
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Presentation by distinguished World War II Navy veteran Paul Frisco will cover how the surprise raid on Imperial Japan’s capital was organized and thereafter conducted. Related also will be why the daring raid was ever considered. The idea of the raid was so off the wall that the few who[...]
Apr
17
Mon
6:30 pm OPERATION TORCH: THE ALLIED INVA... @ Little Silver Public Library
OPERATION TORCH: THE ALLIED INVA... @ Little Silver Public Library
Apr 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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[...]

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