The next meeting of the World War II Book Club will be Tuesday, November 20, 2012, as usual at the Millburn Library commencing at 7PM. Our speaker will be Gregory J. W. Urwin, author of Victory in Defeat-The Wake Island Defenders in Captivity, 1941-1945.
Victory in Defeat is the detailed account of the defenders of Wake Island following their surrender to the Japanese on December 23, 1941. John McLaughlin heard Dr. Urwin at Brookdale College and was so impressed he immediately booked him for the World War II Book Club.
Annual Holiday Party - Thursday December 6.
Our Annual Holiday Party will be held at Pal's Cabin West Orange. The cost will be $50.00 per person. The dinner will be a fabulous buffet consisting of sirloin of beef, fish, chicken, vegetables and desert. Complimentary white and red wine will be supplied by the World War II Book Club. Soft drinks will be complimentary. Mixed drinks or cordials' will be a cash bar. This dinner is open only to dues paid members.
Our Guest speaker will be Paul E. Zigo, Founder and Director of the Brookdale College Center of World War II Studies.
Please make your reservations early. Make checks payable to the World War II Book Club and mail to John McLaughlin, 10 Farmstead Road Short Hills, NJ 07078.
Note: The Book Club has been without e-mail for almost 2 weeks courtesy of Sandy and Comcast. Just restored this AM.