Tag Archives: Bob Zonneville

MPL Talks: Life after World War II

It’s always momentous when Bob Zonneville comes to Mentor Public Library. Zonneville is a World War II veteran who received a Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts. He—along with local historian Thom Matowitz, who literally wrote the book on Mentor—hosted … Continue reading

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Learn about life after wartime for WWII veterans

We’ve hosted several programs about World War II over the last few years—both its major battles and the conditions that precipitated it. Now, we’ll examine what life was like for veterans when they returned from war during a special program at … Continue reading

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WWII Veteran Shares his Experiences from the Front Line

In commemoration of D-Day, Bob Zonneville—the recipient of two Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart—shared his experiences from World War II with us. We wanted to share them with you, as well. In addition to being injured twice during his 21 … Continue reading

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Learn about World War II from veterans and historians at Mentor Public Library

Mentor Public Library will continue its Battles of World War II series by focusing on one of the largest and bloodiest battles in history, Stalingrad. As many as 2 million Soviets and Germans were killed, injured, or captured during the … Continue reading

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