THE TURNING POINTS OF WORLD WAR II

When:
November 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2019-11-13T19:00:00-05:00
2019-11-13T21:00:00-05:00
Where:
Monmouth County Library Holmdel
Bell Works
Holmdel
NJ 07733
Contact:
Karen Nealis, Librarian
732 946 4118

WORLD WAR II TURNING POINTS: CRITICAL BATTLES THAT ENABLED THE ALLIES TO GO ON THE OFFENSE
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 presentation will relate what the five critical battles were and their outcomes.

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