Tag Archives: WWII

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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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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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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WWII series concludes with focus on Winston Churchill

Our Major Leaders of World War II series will continue this month with a program focusing on Churchill. The talk begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, at our Main Branch. The speaker will be our own John Foster. In addition to being … Continue reading

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