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

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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