World War II Turning Points: Critical Battles That Enabled the Allies to Go on the Offense

The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are pleased to sponsor a lecture/slide presentation entitled “World War II Turning Points: Critical Battles That Enabled the Allies to Go on the Offense.”

The program will be presented by Paul E. Zigo. Mr. Zigo is a professor of history, author, military historian, and the founder and director of the World War II Era Studies Institute. The Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge about and understanding of the World War II era and its impact on history.

Mr. Zigo is a graduate of Temple University and the United States Army War College. He authored and edited Witnessing History: The Eisenhower Photographs (2009), which featured all the photos of General Dwight D. Eisenhower taken by his personal wartime photographer, Al Meserlin.

He was the executive producer and narrator of the cable network series Triumphant Spirit: America’s World War II Generation Speaks from 2001 to 2004. His book, The Longest Walk: The Amazing Story of the 29th Infantry Division on D-Day, 6 June 1944, was published in 2014. He is the co-author of When Men Have to Die (2017), an account of the fall of the Philippine Islands to the Japanese in 1942. Mr. Zigo is a 30-year veteran of the United States Army and retired as a colonel. Admission to the program is free and all are welcome.

Contact Information
  1. Cranford Public Library
  2. 908-709-7272
  3. library@cranfordnj.org
Wed, November 15
7:30 pm — 8:30 pm
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The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are pleased to sponsor a lecture/slide presentation entitled “World War II Turning Points: Critical Battles That Enabled the Allies to Go on the Offense.”

The program will be presented by Paul E. Zigo. Mr. Zigo is a professor of history, author, military historian, and the founder and director of the World War II Era Studies Institute. The ...

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