News and Events
Shot Down Over Italy
News
04/30/10 Article on Lt. Brickner in The Daily Press of Victorville, CA
05/27/10 Article on Maj. Hunter in The Review Republican of Williamsport, IN
07/15/10 Article on Lt. Reynolds in The South Dakota Mail of Plankinton, SD
Summer
2010
Excerpt from book in The Men of the 57th Bomb Wing, its Official Journal
09/03/10 Article on Author John Lanza in The Progress of Caldwell, NJ
09/10/10 Article on Sgt. Lanza in Revere Journal of Revere, MA
11/10/10 Article on Sgt. Todd in The Pilot of Southern Pines, NC
11/25/10 Article on the Book in The Italian Tribune.
01/27/11 Topps Baseball Card In Memoriam to Lt. Brickner
06/30/11 Article on Sgt. Lanza in Beverly Citizen of Beverly, MA
10/15/11 Review of Book in Italian America Magazine
07/08/12 Article on Book Talk at Air Force Village West in Riverside, CA
08/09/13 Video of Ceremony to Honor Runo Palmquist
08/25/17 Article - Revere MA Honors Sgt. Lanza
08/30/17 Article - Photographs of Ceremony to Honor Sgt.Lanza
09/01/17 Article - Sgt. Lanza Forever Remembered by His Hometown
Events
8/5/10
12:00 noon
Book Discussion & Signing
Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex
Cloverleaf Tavern
395 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
973-228-2967
9/14/10
6:30 pm
Book Discussion & Signing
Revere Public Library
179 Beach Street
Revere, MA 02151
781-286-8380
9/15/10
6:30 pm
Book Discussion & Signing
Caldwell Public Library
268 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
973-226-2837
Veterans Day 11/11/10
6:30 pm
Book Discussion & Signing
Italian American Museum
155 Mulberry Street
(Corner of Mulberry and Grand)
New York, NY 10013
212-965-9000
Video Recap of Presentation
11/16/10
7:00 pm
Book Discussion & Signing
UNICO Chapter of Montclair, NJ
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church,
   lower level
94 Pine Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
UNICO Montclair Website
11/30/10
12:15 pm
Book Discussion & Signing
The Rotary Club of the Caldwells
Cloverleaf Tavern
395 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
201-841-1097
2/1/11
7:30 pm
Book Discussion & Signing
Crane’s Mill Retirement Community
Town Square
459 Passaic Avenue
West Caldwell, NJ 07006
973-276-3012
2/27/11
2:00 pm
Book Presentation & Signing
Center for Italian Studies
at Stony Brook University,
in collaboration with the
Long Island State Veterans Home
at Stony Brook University,
100 Patriots Road
Stony Brook, NY 11790
631-632-7444
4/27/11
3:00 pm
Book Discussion & Signing
East Boston Branch Library
276 Meridian Street
East Boston, MA 02128
617-569-0271
4/28/11
7:00 pm
Book Discussion & Signing
Winthrop Public Library
2 Metcalf Square
Winthrop, MA 02152
617-846-1703
Armed Forces Day
5/21/11
2:00 pm
Book Presentation
Veterans Memorial Home
– Menlo Park
132 Evergreen Road
Edison, NJ 08818
732-452-4519
5/26/11
7:30 pm
Book Presentation
Twin Lakes Retirement Community
9840 Montgomery Road
Montgomery, OH 45242
6/13/11
7:15 pm
Book Discussion & Signing
Fortunato VFW Post 545
Franco American Club
44 Park Avenue
Beverly, MA 01915
978-927-9566
9/21/11
2:00 pm
Book Presentation
Bloomfield Public Library
90 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
973-566-6200
10/11/11
7:00 pm
Book Discussion & Signing
Sachem Public Library
150 Holbrook Road
Holbrook, NY 11741
631-588-5024 (Ext. 251)
10/18/11
7:00 pm
Book Presentation
Italian American Heritage Club
  of Hunterton County
at The Historic Perryville Inn
167 Perryville Road
Perryville, NJ 08827
908-236-0985
3/09/12
10:30 am:
Social
11:00 am:
Presentation
Noon: Lunch
avail., $10
Book Presentation
Dunworkin Club of Montclair
The Presbyterian Church
   of Upper Montclair
53 Norwood Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043
973-746-3762
5/5/12

10:00 am:
Business Mtg

10:30 am:
Presentation
Book Presentation
POINTers in Person
Lou Costello Chapter #15
  of Northern NJ
Municipal Building
182 Market Street
Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Directions:
Lou Costello Chapter Website
For more info, contact Maria
  Carparelli at Lanotizia1@aol.com
6/9/12
3:00 pm
Book Display
Artists, Artisans and Authors Show
Olin Arts Center
Bates College
Lewiston, ME 04240
7/2/12
1:00 pm
Book Presentation
Air Force Village West
17050 Arnold Drive
Riverside, CA 92518
A.F.V.W. Website
9/20/12
7:00 pm
Book Presentation
Gloucester County
  Italian American Club
Valley Caterers
525 Princeton Boulevard
Wenonah, NJ 08090
609-965-6199 or 856-468-1835
10/1/12
7:00 pm
Guest Speaker at Banquet
57th Bomb Wing Assn. Nat’l Reunion
(September 28 – October 1, 2012)
Hilton Baltimore BMI Airport Hotel
1739 West Nursery Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
(For information, contact Diane
Emler at denise.emler@att.net
or 559-225-4403. Availability limited
to first 20 not registered for Reunion.)
10/23/12
7:00 pm
Book Presentation
West Islip Public Library
3 Higbie Lane
West Islip, NY 11795
631-661-7080
11/14/12
2:00 pm
Book Presentation
Westchester Italian Cultural Center
One Generoso Pope Place
Tuckahoe, NY 10707
(Program is free of charge.
A reception with the author will follow.
To register, please call 914-771-8700.)
1/15/13
7:00 pm
Book Presentation
New Jersey WW2 Book Club
Millburn Public Library
200 Glen Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041
NJ WW2 Book Club Blog
3/19/13
1:00 pm
Guest Speaker
World Languages Cultural Exchange
World Languages Department
1055 Klockner Road
Nottingham High School
Hamilton, NJ 08619
3/19/13 Guest Speaker
WWII History Class
Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ 07079
3/27/13
8:00 pm
Book Discussion
North Caldwell Historical Society
Borough Hall
141 Gould Avenue
North Caldwell, NJ 07006
973-226-6786
5/10/13
7:00 pm
Book Presentation
NJ Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum
400 Fred Wehran Drive
Teterboro, NJ 97608
201-288-6344
www.njahof.org
5/19/13
2:00 pm
Book Presentation
Long Island State Veterans Home
   at Stony Brook University
100 Patriots Road
Stony Brook, NY 11790
631-632-7444
www.LIStateVeteransHome.org
June 7-9,
2013
Book Display
23rd Annual World War II Weekend
Mid-Atlantic Air Museum
Reading Regional Airport –
   Spaatz Field
11 Museum Drive
Reading, PA 19605
610-372-7333
www.maam.org
June 15-16,
2013
Book Display
Wings & Wheels Expo
Teterboro Airport
111 Industrial Avenue
Teterboro, NJ 07609
201-288-6344
www.njahof.org
6/18/13
7:00 pm
(Doors open
at 6:00 pm)
Book Lecture
Wright Museum of WWII History
77 Center Street
Wolfboro, NH 03894
General Public: $7.00 Fee
Wright Museum Members: Free
603-569-1212
www.wrightmuseum.org
7/23/13
2:15 pm
(Residents only)
Book Presentation
Crane’s Mill Assisted Living
459 Passaic Avenue
West Caldwell, NJ 07006
7/27/13
2:00 pm
Book Reading/Talk
2013 Roosevelt Reading Festival
(twelve authors participating)
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential
   Library & Museum
4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
845-486-7745
Video of Book Talk
8/8/13
10 am
(Members Only)
Book Presentation
Caldwell Old Guard
First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell
326 Bloomfield Avenue, Room 120
Caldwell, NJ 07006
973-226-1716
9/11/13
7:30 pm for Members
8:15 pm for Visitors
Book Presentation/Visitors Welcome
Perry Como Lodge # 2846
Sons of Italy in America
St. Philip Neri Parish Center
15 Prospect Street
Northport, NY 11768
631-355-5946 (Maryann)
9/28/13
10:00 am
to 4:00 pm
Book Display
Aviation Celebration
Millville Army Airfield Museum
Millville Airport
1 Leddon Street
Millville, NJ 08332
856-327-2347
www.p47millville.org
5/13/14
11:00 am
(Residents only)
Book Lecture
Cedar Crest Retirement Community
1 Cedar Crest Drive
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
5/27/14
6:30 pm Reception
7:00 pm Lecture
(Members & Guests)
Book Presentation
Columbus Citizens Foundation
8 E 69th Street
New York, NY 10021
212-249-9923 x210
June 6-8,
2014
Book Display
24th Annual World War II Weekend
Mid-Atlantic Air Museum
Reading Regional Airport –
   Spaatz Field
11 Museum Drive
Reading, PA 19605
610-372-7333
www.maam.org
June 14-15,
2014
Book Display
Wings & Wheels Expo
Teterboro Airport
111 Industrial Avenue
Teterboro, NJ 07609
201-288-6344
www.njahof.org
6/28/14
12:45 pm
Book Presentation
Suffolk County Italian Festival
Brush Barn
211 East Main Street (Route 25)
Smithtown, NY 11787
9/9/14
7:30 pm
(Members and their guests only)
Book Presentation
Company of Military Historians
West Point Museum
United States Military Academy
2110 New South Post Road
West Point, NY 10996
10/28/14
7:45 pm
(Residents and their guests only)
Book Presentation
Winchester Gardens
333 Elmwood Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
11/5/14
2:00 pm
Book Presentation
Fairfield Public Library
261 Hollywood Road
Fairfield, NJ 07005
973-227-3575
3/18/15
7:00 pm
Members:Free
Guests:$5.00
“The Gift That Keeps On Giving”
(Author of Shot Down Over Italy tells of good things that have happened as a result of the book.)
UNICO Chapter of Montclair, NJ
St. Cassian Parish Center
187 Bellevue Avenue
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
4/2/15
7:30 pm
(Members and their guests only)
Book Presentation
Quiet Birdmen
Wayne QB Hangar
June 5-7,
2015
Book Display
25th Annual World War II Weekend
Mid-Atlantic Air Museum
Reading Regional Airport –
   Spaatz Field
11 Museum Drive
Reading, PA 19605
610-372-7333
www.maam.org
June 20-22,
2015
Book Display
Wings & Wheels Expo
Teterboro Airport
111 Industrial Avenue
Teterboro, NJ 07609
201-288-6344
www.njahof.org
6/30/15
7:00 pm
(Members and their guests only)
Book Presentation
Quiet Birdmen
Somerset QB Hangar
1/31/16
2:00 pm
Book Presentation
Italian Charities of America
8320 Queens Blvd.
Elmhurst, NY 11373
718-478-3100
4/9/16
10:00 am
Book Presentation
Putnam Valley Historical Society
Putnam Valley Grange Hall
128 Mill Street
Putnam Valley, NJ 10579
845-528-1024
June 3-4,
2016
Book Display
26th Annual World War II Weekend
Mid-Atlantic Air Museum
Reading Regional Airport –
   Spaatz Field
11 Museum Drive
Reading, PA 19605
11/10/16
7:30 pm
Book Presentation
Sponsored by
Friends of the Livingston Library,
"Literary Liaisons Series"
Livingston Public Library
10 Robert Harp Drive
Livingston, NJ 07039
973-992-4600
Flier
03/14/17
(Postponed to 03/28/17 due to snowstorm)

6:30 pm Start

7:00 pm Dinner

7:30 pm Presentation
Book Presentation
Sons of Italy Meeting
Grand Lodge of NJ
510 Marlboro Avenue
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(Members and Guests.
Price of dinner is $10.
To reserve spot,
call 609-923-4503)

04/03/17
7 pm

Book Presentation
Italian American Club
100 Canal Walk Blvd.
Somerset, NJ 08873
732-356-8806
11/03/17
1:30 pm
Book Presentation
Women's Club of Montclair
82 Union Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
973-744-9552

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