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PEARL HARBOR 7 DECEMBER 1941: THE PACIFIC BOILS OVER

When: December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Robbinsville Branch, Mercer County Library System, Robbinsville, NJ, 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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THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING STORY OF THE 29TH INFANTRY DIVISION ON D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944

When: June 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Renaissance Veterans Association June Meeting, 2002 NJ-70 Route 70, Manchester Township, NJ 08759, 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 COLLAPSE OF FASCIST ITALY, SUMMER 1944

When: June 19, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Atria Senior Living Complet, 44 Pine St, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753, USA

The decision to invade Sicily codenamed Operation Husky as part of the Allies’strategy to win the battle for the Mediterranean was made at the Casablanca Conference in January 1943. The planning stage of this combined forces operation was confused and protracted and the operation, conducted on July 10, 1943, hardly[…]

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HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II AND ITS IMPACT

When: May 29, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Atria Senior Living Complex, 44 Pine St, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753, USA

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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WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS

When: October 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Great Horizons Program, 51 Jim Fear Dr, Morris Plains, NJ 07950, USA

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[…]

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

When: April 10, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Where: Atria Senior Living, Neptune City, 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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THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING STORY OF THE 29TH INFANTRY DIVISION ON D-DAY

When: June 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: Long Beach Island Public Library, Long Beach Township, NJ, 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 HUSKY, THE INVASION OF SICILY AND THE COLLAPSE OF FASCIST ITALY

When: April 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Little Silver Public Library, 484 Prospect Ave, Little Silver, NJ 07739, USA

The decision to invade Sicily codenamed Operation Husky as part of the Allies’strategy to win the battle for the Mediterranean was made at the Casablanca Conference in January 1943. The planning stage of this combined forces operation was confused and protracted and the operation, conducted on July 10, 1943, hardly[…]

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

When: May 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Brick Branch, Ocean County Library, 301 Chambers Bridge Rd, Brick, NJ 08723, 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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ROSIE THE RIVETER AND THE U.S. HOMEFRONT – A MUSICAL SALUTE

When: November 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Dr, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726, USA

A musical tribute to all who served on the home front as well as overseas presented by Down Melody Lane and the Belletones

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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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