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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

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

02

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

03

Stuyvestant Hiller
Tank Destroyers on the European Plain
WW2

04

Edward Turrell
With the Artillery in Europe, 1944 -1945
WW2

05

Charles Costigan
The China, India, Burma Theater of War
WW2

06

Irving Bauman
Photographing the Air War in the Pacific
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

Sep
13
Thu
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[...]
Sep
24
Mon
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[...]
Sep
27
Thu
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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Email: ww2erastudies@gmail.com.
Available for bookings.

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