Monday, April 7, 2014 at 7:30 P.M., the Brookfield Museum and Historical
Society, as part of its American Military Forum, will host a presentation given
by Peter Cronin of Brookfield. Cronin a former member of the Historical
Society’s Board of Directors has given a number of lectures on World War II. This presentation will follow the U.S. Marine campaigns in the
Pacific up through the Solomon Islands to Bougainville, then over to the Gilbert
and Marshalls Islands and finally across the Pacific to the Marianas. The main
focus will be on the Battle of Saipan and America's resolve to meet the incredible
challenges they faced early on in the war against Japan. Following the presentation, complimentary refreshments
will be served. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. The
Museum is located at 165 Whisconer Road, Brookfield Center ( intersection of
Route 25 and 133) .
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