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

Feb
3
Sat
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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