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Awe Inspiring. Astonishing Stories. Remarkable Men and Women.

Retired Army Colonel and former Brookdale Community College History Professor Paul Zigo hosts this awe inspiring 35 part series. It relates the memories and experiences of remarkable men and women who served in World War II on the battlefield and the home front. They helped shape the very world we live in today. The series was directed by Brian Hemstreet.

01

William Foley
Visions from the Foxhole: The Combat Art of William Foley
WW2

02

Vincent Gorman
From Omaha Beach to the Battle of the Bulge
WW2

03

Stuyvesant Hiller
Tank Destroyers on the European Plain
WW2

04

Al Meserlin
Memories of Ike’s Personal Wartime Photographer
WW2

05

Edward Turrell
With the Artillery in Europe, 1944-45
WW2

06

Zach Robert
Anzio, June 1944
WW2

Learn from the past, know your history

It is important for us to not only remember the past but to understand the events of the WW II era that took place and how they affect our world today. World War II is now recognized by historians as the most significant event of the 20th Century.

Upcoming Events

Nov
1
Wed
6:30 pm THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING S... @ Avon Marina
THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING S... @ Avon Marina
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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[...]
Nov
8
Wed
7:00 pm OPERATION TORCH: THE ALLIED INVA... @ Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch
OPERATION TORCH: THE ALLIED INVA... @ Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
On November 8, 1942 an Anglo-American force landed in French Morocco and Algeria with the aim and goal to gain complete control of North Africa and defeat General Erwin Rommel’s German-Italian Army in Libya. TORCH was primarily an American operation under the command of Lt.-General Dwight D. Eisenhower assisted by[...]
Nov
15
Wed
7:30 pm CRITICAL WW II TURNING POINT – T... @ Cranford Public Library
CRITICAL WW II TURNING POINT – T... @ Cranford Public Library
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Guadalcanal, a Japanese occupied island in the Solomon Island chain in the South Pacific was invaded by a major US Marine force on August 7, 1942. The bloody and protracted struggle for this steamy, malaria-ridden, rain-sodden island lasted for nearly 6 months resulting in over 6000 casualties to include 1752[...]

Contact

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

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