Tag Archives: World War II

Dwight D. Eisenhower: From World War to the Cold War

We concluded our Presidents of the 20th Century series with a focus on Dwight D. Eisenhower. Eisenhower was a complicated man — a West Point graduate and general who warned about the military-industrial complex; a man who valued duty but … Continue reading

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Learn about the Invasion of Normandy during special D-Day program

As the anniversary of D-Day approaches, we’re hosting a special program on the Invasion of Normandy at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 4, at our Main Branch. Reenactor Peter Booth will portray a WWII solider, describing a firsthand account of … Continue reading

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Learn about the Cleveland Indians before & during World War II

Author, historian and Cleveland Indians fan Scott Longert is guiding us through the history of his beloved Tribe. He’s written books about: Addie Joss—a contemporary of Cy Young who was such a dominant pitcher that they changed the Hall of Fame’s … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: The Nuremberg Trials

We hosted a special program about the Nuremberg Trials for International Holocaust Remembrance Day. After World War II, surviving Nazi officials faced trial for their crimes. Those trials and their outcomes still impact global politics today. The speaker was our own Dr. John … Continue reading

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Learn about Nuremberg Trials during special program at the library

We’re hosting a special program about the Nuremberg Trials for International Holocaust Remembrance Day. After World War II, surviving Nazi officials faced trial for their crimes. Those trials and their outcomes still impact global politics today. You can learn more about them at … Continue reading

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