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 event is tonight at 7:30. The Museum is located at 165 Whisconer Road.