Events

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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BATTLE FOR BATAAN: WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – THE FALL OF THE PHILIPPINES 1942

When: April 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Seabrook Villiage, 3000 Essex Rd, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753, USA

The Bataan peninsula, a strip of land 25 miles long and 20 miles wide, on the Philippine Island of Luzon became the last refuge for the troops defending the island against a Japanese invasion, December 1941. Over 67,500 Filipino soldiers and 12,500 US service personnel starved of adequate food and[…]

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BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – THE FALL OF THE PHILIPPINES 1942

When: September 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Millburn Free Public Library, 200 Glen Ave, Millburn, NJ 07041, USA

“BATTLE FOR BATAAN: WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE” The Bataan peninsula, a strip of land 25 miles long and 20 miles wide, on the Philippine Island of Luzon became the last refuge for the troops defending the island against a Japanese invasion, December 1941. Over 67,500 Filipino soldiers and 12,500[…]

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BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – THE FALL OF THE PHILIPPINES 1942

When: September 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA

The Bataan peninsula, a strip of land 25 miles long and 20 miles wide, on the Philippine Island of Luzon became the last refuge for the troops defending the island against a Japanese invasion, December 1941. Over 67,500 Filipino soldiers and 12,500 US service personnel starved of adequate food and[…]

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LIFTING THE CLOUDS OF WAR: THE MUSIC OF WORLD WAR II

When: November 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Dr, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726, USA

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[…]

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

When: September 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Monroe Township Senior Center, 12 Halsey Reed Rd, Monroe Township, NJ 08831, 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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OPERATION TORCH: THE ALLIED INVASION OF NORTH AFRICA, NOVEMBER 1942

When: November 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch, 1001 NJ-35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702, USA

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 of Lt.-General Dwight D. Eisenhower assisted by[…]

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THE BATTLE OF GUADALCANAL, AUGUST 1942

When: October 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Dr, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726, 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 BATTLE OF MIDWAY – CRUCIAL TURNING POINT IN THE PACIFIC WAR

When: September 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Dr, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726, 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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BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – THE FALL OF THE PHILIPPINES 1942

When: September 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Dr, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726, USA

The Bataan peninsula, a strip of land 25 miles long and 20 miles wide, on the Philippine Island of Luzon became the last refuge for the troops defending the island against a Japanese invasion, December 1941. Over 67,500 Filipino soldiers and 12,500 US service personnel starved of adequate food and[…]

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Feb
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2:00 pm OPERATION BARBAROSSA, THE INVASI... @ Old Bridge Public Library
OPERATION BARBAROSSA, THE INVASI... @ Old Bridge Public Library
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
On June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union using the largest armed force ever assembled. More than 3 million troops, 600,000 vehicles, 750,000 horses, 3,580 tanks, and 1,830 were hurled against the Russians who were caught totally unprepared. The presentation will cover all aspects of the massive assault[...]
May
16
Wed
1:00 pm THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL ... @ Morris Museum
THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL ... @ Morris Museum
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
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[...]
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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