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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.
The group is currently accepting new participants. Please contact Peter Mongeau if you have further questions.
We offer meetings through a virtual platform and in-person with a hybrid connection. Please contact the group moderator with questions.

2021–2022 Schedule

  • Oct. 16: Jim Bishop, FDR's Last Year 
  • Nov. 20: Adam Hochschild, Spain in Our Hearts:  Americans in the Spanish Civil War 1936–1939 
    Dec. 18: Yuma Totani, The Tokyo War Crimes Trial: The Pursuit of Justice in the Wake of World War II 
    Jan. 15: Michael Paradis, Last Mission to Tokyo: The Extraordinary Story of the Doolittle Raiders and Their Final Fight for Justice 
    Feb. 19: Jeremy Black, A History of the Second World War in 100 Maps 
    Mar. 19: Meredith Hindley, Destination Casablanca: Exile, Espionage, and the Battle for North Africa in World War II 
    Apr. 16: Frank Sisson with Robert L. Wise, I Marched With Patton: A Firsthand Account of World War II Alongside One of the U.S Army’s Greatest Generals 
    May 21: Cornelius Ryan, A Bridge Too Far
    Jun. 18: Vesa Nenye, Peter Munter, Toni Wirtanen, Chris Birks, Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941–45
    Jul. 16: Victor Davis Hanson, The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won 
    Aug. 20: Peter Clark, Churchill's Britain: From the Antrim Coast to the Isle of Wight 
    Sep 17: Chester Nez/Judith Schiess Avila, Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers