Events

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

When: June 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Monroe Senior Center, Monroe Township, 12 Halsey Reed Rd, Monroe Township, NJ 08831, USA

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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THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL JAPAN

When: May 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Morris Museum, Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA

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 American and British military leaders were[…]

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THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR, DECEMBER 7, 1941

When: December 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Howell Branch, Monmouth County Library, 318 Old Tavern Rd, Howell, NJ 07731, USA

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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CRITICAL WW II TURNING POINT – THE BATTLE FOR GUADALCANAL, AUGUST 1942

When: November 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Cranford Public Library, 224 Walnut Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016, USA

Guadalcanal, a Japanese occupied island in the Solomon Island chain in the South Pacific was invaded by a major US Marine force on August 7, 1942. The bloody and protracted struggle for this steamy, malaria-ridden, rain-sodden island lasted for nearly 6 months resulting in over 6000 casualties to include 1752[…]

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

When: November 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Avon Marina, Main St, Avon-By-The-Sea, NJ 07717, USA

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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THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL JAPAN

When: September 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Seabrook Village , 3000 Essex Rd, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753, USA

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 American and British military leaders were[…]

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THE BATTLE FOR GUADALCANAL, AUGUST 1942

When: October 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Little Silver Public Library, 484 Prospect Ave, Little Silver, NJ 07739, USA

Guadalcanal, a Japanese occupied island in the Solomon Island chain in the South Pacific was invaded by a major US Marine force on August 7, 1942. The bloody and protracted struggle for this steamy, malaria-ridden, rain-sodden island lasted for nearly 6 months resulting in over 6000 casualties to include 1752[…]

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

When: May 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Seabrook Village, 3000 Essex Rd, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753, USA

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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OPERATION TORCH: THE ALLIED INVASION OF NORTH AFRICA

When: May 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Seabrook Village, 3000 Essex Rd, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753, USA

“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[…]

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BATTLE FOR GUADALCANAL, 1942

When: May 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Seabrook Village, 3000 Essex Rd, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753, USA

Guadalcanal, a Japanese occupied island in the Solomon Island chain in the South Pacific was invaded by a major US Marine force on August 7, 1942. The bloody and protracted struggle for this steamy, malaria-ridden, rain-sodden island lasted for nearly 6 months resulting in over 6000 casualties to include 1752[…]

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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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