Tag Archives: World War II

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: The Infamous Auschwitz

Each year, our resident historian Dr. John Foster hosts a special program for International Holocaust Day. In past years, he’s discussed the Nuremberg Trials, rise of National Socialism in Germany, and origins of the Nazi’s Final Solution. This year, his topic … Continue reading

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Surviving Auschwitz

Each year, our resident historian Dr. John Foster hosts a special program for International Holocaust Day. In past years, he’s discussed the Nuremberg Trials, rise of National Socialism in Germany, and origins of the Nazi’s Final Solution. This year, his topic … Continue reading

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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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