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WOODROW WILSON AND AMERICA’S FIRST ATTEMPT AT ESTABLISHING A NEW WORLD ORDER

When: December 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Manchester Branch, Ocean County Library, Manchester Township, NJ, USA

America’s first effort at establishing a new world order on behalf of a troubled world was the vision President Woodrow Wilson put forth at the Versailles Peace Conference in the spring of 1919. Historians view this as a failed effort because the U.S. did not join the League of Nations[…]

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WORLD WAR II – THE 20TH CENTURY’S MOST SIGNIFICANT EVENT

When: September 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: East Winsor Senior Center, 40 Lanning Blvd, East Windsor, NJ 08520, 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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THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING STORY OF TH 29TH INFANTRY DIVISION ON D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944

When: March 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Brookdale Community College, 765 Middletown-Lincroft Rd, Middletown, NJ 07748, USA

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 ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR – DECEMBER 7, 1941

When: December 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Brick Branch, Ocean County Library, 301 Chambers Bridge Rd, Brick, NJ 08723, 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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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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7:00 pm INVASION OF THE TARAWA ATOLL – S... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
INVASION OF THE TARAWA ATOLL – S... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 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. A key turning point battle in the Pacific Campaign was the[...]
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1:00 pm WORLD WAR II – THE 20TH CENTURY’... @ East Winsor Senior Center
WORLD WAR II – THE 20TH CENTURY’... @ East Winsor Senior Center
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 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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7:00 pm THE FLYING TIGERS – THE AMERICAN... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
THE FLYING TIGERS – THE AMERICAN... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come and hear from the nephew of one of the famed Flying Tigers who in late 1941 aided a beleaguered Chinese nation defeat Imperial Japanese forces that had a major impact on the war in the China, Burma, India Theater of War. The nephew, Dan Petach, using material maintained by[...]

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