(Satellite Location: Corry) Nimitz, Halsey & Spruance – "The Admirals who won the Pacific War"

April 18th,2023 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Professor/Instructor/Speaker: Mark Squeglia, B.A.

Nimitz, Halsey & Spruance – "The Admirals who won the Pacific War"


This program will include an in-depth review of the 3 Admirals who led the US Navy in the Pacific and to the eventual defeat of the Japanese Navy and the Empire of Japan. We will discuss the strategy, personalities, relationships, decisions, victories & defeats, and how these factors impacted the war against Japan.


Location: Corry Higher Education Council-- 221 North Center St. Corry, PA 16407.

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 18 at 6 p.m.

Admission: FREE, pre-registration is required

Parking: lot next to and behind building

Mark Squeglia, B.A.

An Erie native, Mark Squeglia, B.A. has spent the majority of his career working in the areas of information technology and marketing for Hammermill Paper, Erie Insurance and General Electric. Squeglia is the board vice president of the Hagen History Center board of directors, and he has been involved in governance, advancement, planning, facilities, and executive committees. He stepped in as the interim executive director between December and June 2022 while taking a leave of absence from the board. Squeglia has a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Gannon College and has been involved in the Hagen History Center’s speaker series for several years. He is also a frequent lecturer for the Jefferson Education Society of Erie on historical topics, specializing in military history, specifically World War II. He is also a board member of Torch International’s Erie chapter and a member of the Perry 200 Commission.