Publications

The Longest Walk

Paul Zigo

This view book and guide details via narrative, photos and maps the amazing story of the 116th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army’s 29th Infantry Division from D-Day June 6, 1944 to the capture of St. Lo, France 40 agonizing days later – “the longest walk.” The regiment lost one-third of its 3200 men on Omaha Beach including more than 350 dead. The book features photos of the actual invasion, the story of what happened during the course of battle, and color photos of what the battlefield looks like today. It salutes the contribution of the regiment to the Allied victory ultimately achieved on May 8, 1945.

Paul Zigo

“When Men Have To Die” is a revealing book about the fall of the Philippines to the Japanese in April 1942 and the subsequent Bataan Death March. It features the memoir of Army veteran Harry J. Whittinghill, one who was there and suffered afterwards as a Japanese prisoner of war for over three long years. The book is co-authored with Dr. John McLaughlin, former director of the NJ World War II Book Club and Marie Somers, retired Director of Communication for Information Technology at Seton Hall University.

Publications July 12, 2015

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May
29
Tue
2:30 pm HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II AND ITS ... @ Atria Senior Living Complex
HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II AND ITS ... @ Atria Senior Living Complex
May 29 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 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[...]
Jun
4
Mon
12:00 pm THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Renaissance Veterans Association June Meeting
THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Renaissance Veterans Association June Meeting
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
A presentation on the recently published book, “The Longest Walk,” the story of the 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division which landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The regiment’s exploits were featured in the riveting opening scene of the movie “Saving Private Ryan.” This regiment[...]
Jun
6
Wed
2:00 pm THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING S... @ Monroe Senior Center, Monroe Township
THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING S... @ Monroe Senior Center, Monroe Township
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
A presentation on the recently published book, “The Longest Walk,” the story of the 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division which landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The regiment’s exploits were featured in the riveting opening scene of the movie “Saving Private Ryan.” This regiment[...]

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