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

When: May 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Great Horizons Lecture Series, Morris Plains Community Center, 51 Jim Fear Dr, Morris Plains, NJ 07950, 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 ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR – HOW AND WHY IT SUCCEEDED

When: December 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Scotch Plains Public Library, 1927 Bartle Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076, 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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THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR – HOW AND WHY IT SUCCEEDED

When: December 7, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Belmar Public Libary, 10th Ave, Belmar, NJ 07719, 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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THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR – HOW AND WHY IT SUCCEEDED

When: December 4, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Seabrook Village, Tinton Falls, NJ, 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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THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR: HOW AND WHY IT SUCCEEDED

When: December 5, 2016 @ 1:00 am – 2:30 am
Where: Upper Dublin Public Library, 805 Loch Alsh Ave, Fort Washington, PA 19034, 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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THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR – WHY DID IT SUCCEED

When: November 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Jumping Brook Golf and Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Rd, Neptune City, NJ 07753, 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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75th ANNIVERSARY OF PEARL HARBOR COMMEMORATION CEREMONY

When: December 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: InforAge Science History Learning Center, Marconi Rd, Wall Township, NJ 07719, USA

75th ANIVERSARY OF PEARL HARBOR – MONMOUTH COUNTY REMEMBERS COMMEMORATION CEREMONY   DECEMBER 7, 2016 INFOAGE SCIENCE HISTORY LEARNING CENTER WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ  

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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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7:00 pm INVASION OF THE TARAWA ATOLL – S... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
INVASION OF THE TARAWA ATOLL – S... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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. A key turning point battle in the Pacific Campaign was the[...]
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1:00 pm WORLD WAR II – THE 20TH CENTURY’... @ East Winsor Senior Center
WORLD WAR II – THE 20TH CENTURY’... @ East Winsor Senior Center
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 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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7:00 pm THE FLYING TIGERS – THE AMERICAN... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
THE FLYING TIGERS – THE AMERICAN... @ Monmouth County Library Headquarters
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come and hear from the nephew of one of the famed Flying Tigers who in late 1941 aided a beleaguered Chinese nation defeat Imperial Japanese forces that had a major impact on the war in the China, Burma, India Theater of War. The nephew, Dan Petach, using material maintained by[...]

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