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The Central Library will be closed on Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day. The Apponaug, Conimicut, and Norwood branch libraries will be closed on Monday, May 28.

World War II in Europe and the Atlantic: Blitzkrieg!

See WWII through the eyes of a military expert. Join Dr. Stanley Carpenter, Professor of Strategy and Policy at the U.S. Naval War College, for a lectures series on the war in Europe and the Atlantic on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.


On September 19, behold Blitzkrieg! Battles of Poland and France.


On September 26, observe Air and Sea: Battles of Britain and the Atlantic.


On October 3, witness The Eastern Front: Invasion of Russia.


On October 10, watch the feature film A Bridge Too Far (1977), starring Sir Laurence Olivier, Robert Redford, Sean Connery, and Sir Anthony Hopkins. An Allied plan to end the war by Christmas 1944 meets defeat at the disastrous battle of Arnhem.


On October 17, experience Crushing the Reich: Normandy to Berlin.


Dr. Stanley Carpenter is a retired United States Naval Officer and an expert on British Military and Naval History.


This event is free and open to all. Drop in for a fun time.

Event Details

Room Reservation: 
Tuesday, September 19
Program Time: 
07:00pm - 08:00pm
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Name of Organization: 
Warwick Public Library
Contact Name: 
Wil Gregersen
Contact Phone Number: 
(401) 739-5440, x221
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