Tag Archives: World War II

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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MPL Talks: Winston Churchill & the Battle of Britain

Our Major Leaders of World War II series concludes with a closer look at Winston Churchill. Our speaker, John Foster—who, in addition to being a librarian, also has a doctorate degree in history—discussed: Churchill’s acumen as a leader, speaker, soldier, … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: The Life of Josef Stalin

Our Major Leaders of World War II series continued with a program about Josef Stalin, our ally during the war and greatest threat afterward. Our speaker, John Foster—who, in addition to being a librarian, also has a doctorate degree in … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: Franklin Delano Roosevelt & WWII

Our Major Leaders of World War II series continued with a program about Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the longest-serving president in the country’s history. Our speaker, John Foster—who, in addition to being a librarian, also has a doctorate degree in history—discussed: … Continue reading

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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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