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World War II

When Big Ben tolls DONG,DONG,DONG, This is London Calling----August 20, 1940 "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." The Group will meet on the third Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m.
Please contact Peter Mongeau if you have further questions.
Note that during the Covid-19 outbreak our meetings are held through a virtual platform.

2020–2021 Schedule

  • Jul. 18: Erik Larson, The Splendid and the Vile 
  • Aug. 15: Steven Ross, Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America 
  • Sep. 19: John Bunker, Heroes in Dungarees: The Story of the American Merchant Marine in World War II 
  • Oct. 17: Phillips Payson O'Brien, The Second Most Powerful Man in the World: The Life of Admiral D. Leahy, Roosevelt's Chief of Staff 
  • Nov. 21: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Brothers in Arms 
  • Dec. 19: Craig Nelson, Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness 
  • Jan. 16: Michael Neiberg, Potsdam: The End of World War II and the Remaking of Europe 
  • Feb. 20: Tim Bouverie, Appeasement
  • Mar. 20: John J. Stephan, Hawaii Under the Rising Sun: Japan's Plans for Conquest After Pearl Harbor 
  • Apr. 17: Gordon Thomas & Greg Lewis, Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule 
  • May 15: Henry Ashby Turner, Jr., Hitler's Thirty Days to Power January 1933
  • Jun. 19: Telford Taylor, Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials: A Personal Memoir
  • Jul 17 (or Sep. 18 if no summer session): Thomas Childers, Soldier From the War Returning: The Greatest Generation's Troubled Homecoming from World War II