Events

D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944 – THE LONGEST WALK

When: May 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Marlboro Branch, Monmouth County Library, 1 Library Court, Marlboro Township, NJ 07746

“D-Day June 6, 1944 – Why Did It Succeed?” Operation Overlord, the amphibious invasion of north west France on June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne assault ever conducted, was carefully planned over a six month period as a combined, joint service operation. The operation nearly failed. This presentation will review[…]

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BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DEC. 1944: GREATEST AMERICAN BATTLE

When: November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Eastern Branch, Monmouth County Library, 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

“BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DEC. 1944: GREATEST AMERICAN BATTLE” The Battle of the Bulge, Adolf Hitler’s final counter offensive in northwest Europe, was launched on December 16, 1944. Aimed at splitting the Allied armies in half and capturing the key port of Antwerp, the offensive surprised the Allies and caused[…]

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THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL JAPAN

When: October 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Road, Manalapan, NJ 07726

“THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL JAPAN” Presentation relates the complex strategy to defeat Imperial Japan as determined right after Japan attacked America on 7 December 1941. The strategy was determined at the Arcadia Conference held in Washington, D.C. right after Pearl Harbor, a critical conference at which all the key[…]

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D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944 – THE LONGEST WALK

When: June 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Road, Manalapan, NJ 07726

D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944 – THE LONGEST WALK A presentation on the recently published book, “The Longest Walk,” the story of the 29th Infantry Division which landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The Division’s exploits were featured in the riveting opening scene of the movie “Saving Private[…]

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“WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS

When: May 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Eastern Branch, Monmouth County Library, 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

“WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS: CRITICAL BATTLES THAT ENABLED THE ALLIES TO GO ON THE OFFENSE” 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[…]

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“BATTLE FOR THE ATLANTIC, DECEMBER 1941 – MAY 1943”

When: April 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Road, Manalapan, NJ 07726

“BATTLE FOR THE ATLANTIC, DECEMBER 1941 – MAY 1943” One of the crucial turning point battles of World War II which had to be won, the battle lasted over a year and a half. Dominating the Atlantic was Nazi Germany’s Kriegsmarine and its U-boat wolfpacks until the Allies adopted critical[…]

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D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944 – THE LONGEST WALK

When: June 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Oaks at Denville, 19 Pocono Road, Denville, NJ 07834

D-DAY JUNE 6, 1944 – THE LONGEST WALK Operation Overlord, the amphibious invasion of north west France on June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne assault ever conducted, was carefully planned over a six month period as a combined, joint service operation. The operation nearly failed. This presentation will review the[…]

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THE TURNING POINTS OF WORLD WAR II

When: May 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Little Silver Public Library, 484 Prospect Avenue, Little Silver, NJ

WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS: CRITICAL BATTLES THAT ENABLED THE ALLIES TO GO ON THE OFFENSE 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[…]

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THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING STORY OF THE 29TH INFANTRY DIVISION ON D-DAY, JUNE 6, 1944

When: May 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Matawan Aberdeen Public Library, 165 Main Street, Matawan, NJ 07747

A presentation on the recently published book, “The Longest Walk,” the story of the 29th Infantry Division which landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The Division’s exploits were featured in the riveting opening scene of the movie “Saving Private Ryan.” This Division lost one third of the[…]

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THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DECEMBER 1944 – GREATEST AMERICAN BATTLE

When: December 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Manchester Branch, Ocean County Library, 21 Colonial Drive, Manchester, NJ 08759

BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DEC. 1944: GREATEST AMERICAN BATTLE The Battle of the Bulge, Adolf Hitler’s final counter offensive in northwest Europe, was launched on December 16, 1944. Aimed at splitting the Allied armies in half and capturing the key port of Antwerp, the offensive surprised the Allies and caused[…]

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THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING S... @ Brookdale Community College
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A presentation on the recently published book, “The Longest Walk,” the story of the 29th Infantry Division which landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The Division’s exploits were featured in the riveting opening scene of the movie “Saving Private Ryan.” This Division lost one third of the[...]
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7:00 pm THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Berkeley Branch, Ocean County Public Library
THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Berkeley Branch, Ocean County Public Library
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A presentation on the recently published book, “The Longest Walk,” the story of the 29th Infantry Division which landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The Division’s exploits were featured in the riveting opening scene of the movie “Saving Private Ryan.” This Division lost one third of the[...]
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7:00 pm THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Plumstead Branch, Ocean County Public Library
THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Plumstead Branch, Ocean County Public Library
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A presentation on the recently published book, “The Longest Walk,” the story of the 29th Infantry Division which landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The Division’s exploits were featured in the riveting opening scene of the movie “Saving Private Ryan.” This Division lost one third of the[...]

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