THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY – CRUCIAL TURNING POINT IN THE PACIFIC WAR

When:
September 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2017-09-25T19:00:00+00:00
2017-09-25T20:30:00+00:00
Where:
Monmouth County Library Headquarters
125 Symmes Dr
Manalapan Township, NJ 07726
USA
Contact:
Donna Mansfield, Program Director
732 431 7220 ext 7225

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. In WW II there were five key turning point battles each of which enabled the Allies to mount offensive operations to achieve strategic objectives and ultimately attain victory. The Battle of Midway in June 1942 was one such battle where after the American military assumed the offensive in the Central Pacific.

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[...]

Contact

For Inquiries
Email: ww2erastudies@gmail.com.
Available for bookings.

Follow Us