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“WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS

When: May 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Eastern Branch, Monmouth County Library, 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

“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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“BATTLE FOR THE ATLANTIC, DECEMBER 1941 – MAY 1943”

When: April 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Road, Manalapan, NJ 07726

“BATTLE FOR THE ATLANTIC, DECEMBER 1941 – MAY 1943” One of the crucial turning point battles of World War II which had to be won, the battle lasted over a year and a half. Dominating the Atlantic was Nazi Germany’s Kriegsmarine and its U-boat wolfpacks until the Allies adopted critical[…]

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D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944 – THE LONGEST WALK

When: June 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Oaks at Denville, 19 Pocono Road, Denville, NJ 07834

D-DAY JUNE 6, 1944 – THE LONGEST WALK Operation Overlord, the amphibious invasion of north west France on June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne assault ever conducted, was carefully planned over a six month period as a combined, joint service operation. The operation nearly failed. This presentation will review the[…]

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THE TURNING POINTS OF WORLD WAR II

When: May 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Little Silver Public Library, 484 Prospect Avenue, Little Silver, NJ

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

When: May 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Matawan Aberdeen Public Library, 165 Main Street, Matawan, NJ 07747

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 BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DECEMBER 1944 – GREATEST AMERICAN BATTLE

When: December 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Manchester Branch, Ocean County Library, 21 Colonial Drive, Manchester, NJ 08759

BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DEC. 1944: GREATEST AMERICAN BATTLE The Battle of the Bulge, Adolf Hitler’s final counter offensive in northwest Europe, was launched on December 16, 1944. Aimed at splitting the Allied armies in half and capturing the key port of Antwerp, the offensive surprised the Allies and caused[…]

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

When: March 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: The Free Public Library of New Hope and Solebury, 93 W. Ferry Street, New Hope, PA 18938

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

When: May 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Robbinsville Branch, Mercer County Library System, Robbinsville Road, Robbinsville, NJ

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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BATTLE FOR BATAAN – WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE

When: November 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Valley Forge Military Academy, Valley Forge, PA, 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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THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR – THE PACIFIC BOILS OVER

When: December 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Oaks at Denville, 19 Pocono Rd, Denville, NJ 07834, 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 STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL ... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
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“THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL JAPAN” 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[...]
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1:00 pm BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DECEMBER 19... @ Morris Plains Community Center
BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DECEMBER 19... @ Morris Plains Community Center
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
“BATTLE OF THE BULGE, DEC. 1944: GREATEST AMERICAN BATTLE” The Battle of the Bulge, Adolf Hitler’s final counter offensive in northwest Europe, was launched on December 16, 1944. Aimed at splitting the Allied armies in half and capturing the key port of Antwerp, the offensive surprised the Allies and caused[...]
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7:30 pm WORLD WAR II, THE 20TH CENTURY’S... @ Springpoint at Denville
WORLD WAR II, THE 20TH CENTURY’S... @ Springpoint at Denville
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 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[...]

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