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PAUL E. ZIGO is the director of the New Jersey-based World War II Era Studies Institute.  The Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge about the WW II era and the war’s 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, a publication featuring all the photographs of General Dwight D. Eisenhower taken by his personal wartime photographer, Al Meserlin, 1944-1945.  Recently, Zigo authored and published the book The Longest Walk, the amazing story of the 29th Infantry Division in Normandy France, June 6 – July 18, 1944.  Zigo is also the executive producer and narrator of the cable network series Triumphant Spirit: America’s World War II Generation Speaks, a series that can be seen on cable television channels and YouTube.

 

About Us October 29, 2014

Upcoming Events

Apr
5
Wed
6:00 pm Battle for Bataan – The Fall of ... @ Belmar Public Library
Battle for Bataan – The Fall of ... @ 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
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[...]
Apr
24
Mon
7:30 pm THE FAILURE OF AMERICAN DIPLOMAC... @ Greenbriar at Wittenham
THE FAILURE OF AMERICAN DIPLOMAC... @ Greenbriar at Wittenham
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
War with Japan could have been avoided in 1941. Although many historians state that war in the Pacific was inevitable, a window of opportunity to resolve issues diplomatically did present itself in the summer of 1941. The presentation will cover what the failure in American diplomacy was all about and[...]

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