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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Sep
25
Mon
7:00 pm THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY – CRUCIAL T... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY – CRUCIAL T... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A turning point is a point in a war or campaign where one combatant experiences a reversal in fortune. The combatant losses the initiative, suffers loss of freedom in a theater of war and the opponent assumes the offensive. In WW II there were five key turning point battles each[...]
Sep
26
Tue
1:00 pm BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – T... @ Morris Museum
BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – T... @ Morris Museum
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
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 US service personnel starved of adequate food and[...]
Sep
28
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2:00 pm WORLD WAR II, THE 20TH CENTURY’S... @ Monroe Township Senior Center
WORLD WAR II, THE 20TH CENTURY’S... @ Monroe Township Senior Center
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 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[...]

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