WORLD WAR II, THE 20TH CENTURY’S MOST SIGNIFICANT EVENT

When:
September 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2017-09-28T14:00:00+00:00
2017-09-28T15:30:00+00:00
Where:
Monroe Township Senior Center
12 Halsey Reed Rd
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Maggie Worsdale
732 961 3319

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 will cover where the war as fought, the phases of the war, relate the key turning points of the conflict, why the war was so devastating and the geo-political costs to the principal winners and losers. End result – the world we live in today.

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Contact

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

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