Events

SONGS AND LETTERS – WORLD WAR II

When: November 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Dr, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726, USA

Established in 2005, Traveling Literary Theater has been bringing classic literature to audiences with characterization readings. Fully costumed, each production brings the authentic written word to life through carefully crafted delivery and story selection. All actors are professionally trained.  

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

When: October 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Alumini Theater, Caldwell University, 120 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, NJ 07006, 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: 20th Century’s Most Significant Event

When: November 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960, 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 the 29th Infantry Division on D-Day, June 6, 1944

When: June 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Little Silver Public Library, 484 Prospect Ave, Little Silver, NJ 07739, 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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Could War With the US Been Avoided Seminar

When: October 25, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch, 1001 NJ-35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702, USA

Program will consist of several knowledgeable panelists who will first make a short presentation on their viewpoints pertaining to the decisions made by the Japanese War Council in October 1941 to go to war.   The presentations then will be followed by a meaningful discussion with the audience on the[…]

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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

Sep
5
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2:00 pm THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL ... @ Seabrook Village
THE STRATEGY TO DEFEAT IMPERIAL ... @ Seabrook Village
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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[...]
Sep
6
Wed
7:00 pm BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – T... @ Millburn Free Public Library
BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – T... @ Millburn Free Public Library
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
“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[...]
Sep
18
Mon
1:00 pm BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – T... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
BATAAN, WHEN MEN HAVE TO DIE – T... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
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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