Events

The Attack on Pearl Harbor – Why Did It Succeed

When: October 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury , 1001 NJ-35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702, USA

The attack on Pearl Harbor marked the entrance of Japan into World War II on the side of Germany and Italy and the entrance of the United States on the side of the allies – the “turning point of WW II.”  The attack was always considered possible but not probable[…]

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Could Pearl Harbor Have Been Avoided Seminar

When: September 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Dr, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726, USA

Program will consist of several knowledgeable panelists who will first make a short presentation on their viewpoints as to whether the attack on Pearl Harbor could have been avoided.  The presentations then will be followed by a meaningful discussion with the audience on the topic.  Aim and goal of the[…]

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A Failure of American Diplomacy – Summer 1941

When: September 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Dr, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726, USA

War with Japan could have been avoided in 1941.  Although many historians state that war in the Pacific was inevitable, a window of opportunity to resolve issues diplomatically between Imperial Japan and the U.S. did present itself in the summer of 1941.  The presentation will cover what the failure in[…]

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Upcoming Events

Apr
30
Tue
11:00 am THE TURNING POINTS OF WORLD WAR II @ Hillsborough Library
THE TURNING POINTS OF WORLD WAR II @ Hillsborough Library
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
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[...]
May
7
Tue
7:00 pm THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Point Pleasant Beach Branch, Ocean County Public Library
THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Point Pleasant Beach Branch, Ocean County Public Library
May 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[...]
May
8
Wed
7:00 pm “WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS @ Eastern Branch, Monmouth County Library
“WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS @ Eastern Branch, Monmouth County Library
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
“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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