Events

OPERATION BARBAROSSA, THE INVASION OF RUSSIA – JUNE 1941

When: February 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Old Bridge Public Library, 1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ 08857, USA

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[…]

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

When: June 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Monroe Senior Center, Monroe Township, 12 Halsey Reed Rd, Monroe Township, NJ 08831, 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 STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL JAPAN

When: May 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Morris Museum, Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA

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[…]

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THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR, DECEMBER 7, 1941

When: December 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Howell Branch, Monmouth County Library, 318 Old Tavern Rd, Howell, NJ 07731, 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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CRITICAL WW II TURNING POINT – THE BATTLE FOR GUADALCANAL, AUGUST 1942

When: November 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Cranford Public Library, 224 Walnut Ave, Cranford, NJ 07016, 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 LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING STORY OF THE 29TH INFANTRY DIVISION ON D-DAY, JUNE 6, 1944

When: November 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Avon Marina, Main St, Avon-By-The-Sea, NJ 07717, 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 STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL JAPAN

When: September 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Seabrook Village , 3000 Essex Rd, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753, USA

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[…]

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THE BATTLE FOR GUADALCANAL, AUGUST 1942

When: October 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Little Silver Public Library, 484 Prospect Ave, Little Silver, NJ 07739, 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 LONGEST WALK : THE AMAZING STORY OF THE 29TH INFANTRY DIVISION ON D-DAY, JUNE 6, 1944

When: May 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Seabrook Village, 3000 Essex Rd, Tinton Falls, 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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OPERATION TORCH: THE ALLIED INVASION OF NORTH AFRICA

When: May 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Seabrook Village, 3000 Essex Rd, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753, USA

“OPERATION TORCH: ALLIED INVASION – NORTH AFRICA” 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[…]

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The Allies’ Tehran Conference, codenamed EUREKA, was held November 28 to December 1, 1943. It was the first meeting of the Big Three: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill; U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt; and Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin. At this critical meeting, key directions were decided upon which led[...]
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7:00 pm PEARL HARBOR 7 DECEMBER 1941: T... @ Robbinsville Branch, Mercer County Library System
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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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