Monday, December 13, 2021

 Ray Boomhower lecture on December 1, 2021 about the war correspondent Richard Tregaskis is now available for viewing on You Tube at:

Saturday, November 20, 2021


Video link to the lecture on 11/17/2021 by James Calaski: "Nazi Spies of Glen Rock"

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Link to a video of the Zoom presentation by Dr. James Kimble on September 16th, 2021:

Fall 2021-Spring 2022 Schedule

  Our list of speakers for the season should be as follows:

 Our list of speakers for the 2021-2022 season should be as follows:
*September 15th- Dr. Jim Kimble-"Uniting the Home Front in WWII: The Magazine Industry, the US Flag,   and  the United We Stand Campaign”
*October- 20th: Dr. Wendy Lower -"Hitler's Furies"
*November-TBD: James Calaski- "The Nazi Spies of Glen Rock"
*December 1 -Ray Boonhower: "War Diarist: The Many Battles of Richard Tregaskis"
*January-TBD- Dr. Steve Lomazow-TBD
*February 16th - Marcus Nannini- "The Capture of the Nazi Who Put Adolph Hitler into Power"
*March 9 -Michael Tougias: "So Close to Home"
April 6, 2022: Bernice Lerner: "All the Horrors of War: A Jewish Girl, a British Doctor, and the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen"
May4th, 2022: Randall Bytwerk-TBD

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

May26th Meeting

 May 26th NJ WWII Book Club Meeting

We have a two part meeting in which our guest speaker , Randall Bytwerk, will discuss his video which was recorded on C-Span. It runs an hour and then there is Q&A for 45 minutes, so you are encouraged to follow the first link to watch the video before the May 26th meeting. Otherwise, We will attempt to show the video at 6:00pm on Wednesday, May 26th after which Randall Bytwerk will be available for discussion. The video is entitled : "The Presidency: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler."

For more information by Randall Bytwerk, you can visit his website at:

Saturday, March 13, 2021

March 17th, 2021 Zoom Meeting

 The March 17th , 2021 presentation by Kathryn Smith,   "Gertie: The Fabulous Life of Gertrude Sanford Legendre: Heiress, Explorer, Socialite, Spy," can be accessed at 7:00 pm on Zoom from the following link:

Meeting ID: 847 7487 8009
Passcode: 860813

 Meeting ID and passcode normally are not needed but provided if there is difficulty with the link.

Monday, November 9, 2020

Partial 2020 and 2021 Schedule

 We have arranged the following speakers to give Zoom presentations to the NJ WWII Book Club:

December 9th at 7:00 pm:  Mr Michael Tougias:  "U-Boats so Close to Home"

January 20th, 2021: Karen Huntsberger: "Letters from a Navy Girl"

February 17th, 2021: Stan Moore: "Seesaw: How November '42 Shaped the Future"