ONLINE: “What a Way to Go to War!”

Discover the story of the Battle of Guadalcanal as Dr. Daniel Santoro relates the experiences of his father, P/Sgt Michael L. Santoro, who saw service from the beginning of the war through the final days of World War II in the Pacific.

Dr. Daniel J. Santoro is an Associate Professor of Sociology at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Dr. Santoro teaches a class on War and Terrorism at UPJ.


This presentation is the second in a series commemorating the 76th anniversary of the end of World War II in the Pacific. Register for the first program, “The Road to War in the Pacific”: 

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