Tag Archives: World War II

The Connection between President Eisenhower & Gettysburg

President Eisenhower had a special relationship with the town and famous battlefield of Gettysburg, going back to his days in Camp Colt. Learn about it here from Todd Arrington, the site directory for the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. … Continue reading

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Mentor Library’s Cold War series explores the crises of 1956

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will continue his series on the history of the Cold War during a special online program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 23. He’ll discuss a series of crises that all contributed to rising tensions … Continue reading

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Revisit the Cold War with Mentor Public Library

This year, our resident historian Dr. John Foster is revisiting the Cold War during a series of lectures. In this first talk, he explains how the conflict that would define the latter half of the 20th century began even before World … Continue reading

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Revisit the Battle of Midway during special online program

Commemorate the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Midway by revisiting one of the pivotal moments in United States history during a special online program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 4. On June 4, 1942, the U.S. Navy and the Imperial … Continue reading

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Revisit the Battle of Midway

In four minutes, the trajectory of World War II and the fate of the Pacific changed during the Battle of Midway. Our resident historian, Dr. John Foster, tells the story of the battle and of the incredible heroism of the sailors and … Continue reading

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