Sunday, January 13, 2019

WINTER AND SPRING 2019 SCHEDULE

The following programs for the NJ WWII Book Club  for the Winter and Spring of 2019 are:


January 16th- Mr. E. Thomas Behr: "Allied Spies in Occupied France"
February 20th- John Koster: "Operation Snow" THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED
March 20th- Mr. George Vallone: "Iwo Jima"
April 17th- Mr. Jim Lacey: "The Washington War" THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Instead, James Kimble will present: "Battlefield death, censored imagery, and home front morale in World War II."
May 15th- Peter Golden: "How the Holocaust was Used During the Cold War"
June19th- Dr. Richard Harrison: "Soviet  Plans for a Pre-emptive Attack, 1941"

Please note the May 15th meant will be held at The Book House bookstore located at: 281 Essex St, Millburn, NJ 07041. All other meetings are at the Millburn Free Public Library at 7:00pm as usual. Details about lectures to follow.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

The following schedule is for the Fall, 2019-Winter, 2019 part of the lecture year. All meetings are at the Millburn Free Public Library in Millburn, NJ at 7:00 pm, and are open to the public, though club membership and donations are encouraged so that we may continue to bring you great authors and speakers. The December meeting is at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, NJ and is concurrent with the Holiday Party; cost is $75.00 per person.
Click on the hyperlink name for more information about the speaker or topic.

DateSpeakerTopic
19-Sep-18Phil PadgettAdvocating Overlord: The D-Day Strategy and the Atomic Bomb
17-Oct-18Alisa DupuyWomen Spies of WWII
28-Nov-18Ann ArnoldTogether: A Journey for Survival
19-Dec-18Rick BeyerThe Ghost Army
16-Jan-19, 2019Tom BehrThe Facts Behind Doppleganger
20-Feb-19, 2019John KosterOperation Snow
MARTBD
APRTBD
MAYTBD
JUNTBD

Thursday, May 3, 2018

May 9 Lecture Cancelled


Due to a last minute re-assignment, Major Michael Kisser will be unable to present his lecture to the NJ WWII Book Club on Wednesday, May 9th. Therefore, the next meeting will be on June 20th.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

John Lanza at April Meeting

Shot Down Over Italy by John Lanza
April 11
John Lanza will discuss his book "Shot Down Over Italy."  Read more about the book »

Monday, February 12, 2018

Dr. Kimble Lecture now on You Tube

Dr. James Kimble's lecture on December 6th, 2017 is now viewable on You Tube at:https://youtu.be/vW-dtSL5qLo

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Winter/Spring Schedule 2018:


Countdown to Pearl Harbo by Steve Twomey
January 10th:  
Steve Twomey will discuss his book "Countdown to Pearl Harbor."  Read more about Mr. Twomey and his book on his publisher's page at Simon & Shuster.







Justice at Dachau by Joshua Greene
March 14th: 
Joshua M. Greene will discuss his book, "Justice at Dachau." Read more about the book »







Shot Down Over Italy by John Lanza
April 11th: 
John Lanza will discuss his book "Shot Down Over Italy."  Read more about the book »







May 9th: Major Michael Kiser, "How Auftragstatik and other German leadership constructs apply to the modern army."

The Gatekeeper by Kathryn Smith
June 20th:  
Kathryn Smith will discuss her  book "The Gatekeeper: Missy Lehand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership that Defined a Presidency."  Read more about the book »

Monday, December 18, 2017

Kessel Video now online

Peter Kessel's lecture on Jackie Robinson and the 761st is now online at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9obPPUT2Xs