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

Monday, November 27, 2017

SHU Professor, James Kimble to Present on December 6

Our next meeting is December 6: Dr. James Kimble will talk about his book, "The Home Front and the War of Steel." 7 p.m. at the Millburn Free Public Library

Holiday Party Reminder for Monday, December 11, 2017 at Mayfair Farms This year's Holiday Party is set for Monday, December 11th at 7 p.m. at Mayfair Farms. Cost will be $85 per person. We have enhanced the menu and appetizers, and should have fun filled evening with a WWII trivia contest with prizes. Please support your club and reserve your spot and respond by December 1, 2017.

I hope to see you there! Make checks payable to the NJ WWII Book Club, and mail to Dr. Richard C. Schonberg, 225 Millburn Avenue, Ste. 205, Millburn, NJ 07041.

Hope all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Paul Zigo lecture now online onYou Tube

The Paul Zigo lecture of September 6th, 2017, entitled "When Men Have to Die," is now available for viewing on You Tube at: https://youtu.be/42sn4_qE3gs.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Sarah Kaminsky on 60 Minutes

For those of your fortunate enough to have attended last year's Holiday Party, you will recall our guest speaker was Sarah Kaminsky, who discussed her book about her father, Adolfo, the master forger who saved thousands of Jewish lives.

This past Sunday, 60 MINUTES ran a segment where Anderson Cooper interviewed Sara and her father.

  • You can see the interview on the 60 MINUTES website at: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-a-wwii-era-forger-saved-lives-one-fake-document-at-a-time/ 
  • You can see a video of Ms. Kaminsky's presentation from last year on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUYscrh1NqQ

Monday, October 30, 2017

Holiday Party set for Monday, December 11th, 2017 at Mayfair Farms

This year's Holiday Party is set for Monday, December 11th at 7:00 pm at Mayfair Farms. Cost will be $85 per person. We have enhanced the menu and appetizers, and should have fun filled evening with a WWII trivia contest with prizes. Please reserve your spot and respond by December 1st, 2017. Make checks payable to the NJ WWII Book Club, and mail to Dr. Richard C. Schonberg, 225 Millburn Avenue, Ste. 205, Millburn, NJ 07041.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Allen Boyer Presents on October 11

Allen Boyer will present a lecture about his book, "Rocky Boyer's War: An Unvarnished History of the Air Blitz That Won the War in the Southwest Pacific"  at the next meeting of the Book Club on October 11.

Save the date for the following:
  • November 8: Peter Kessel will discuss Jackie Robinson and African Americans in the all African American tank unit, the 761st. 
  • December 6: Dr. James Kimble will talk about his book, "The Home Front and the War of Steel."   
  • December 13: Holiday Party at Mayfair Farms