Major Jayson GerouxVIRTUAL Presentation on The Urban Battle for ORTONA
7 pm, Thursday, November 19, 2020 VIA Zoom
Contact us for the ZOOM Link

The Urban Battle for Ortona during the Italian Campaign will be the focus of the upcoming York Sunbury Historical Society’s virtual speaker series featuring historian Major Jayson Geroux.

This LIVE event is FREE and will be held via ZOOM at 7 pm on Thursday, November 19, 2020. The presentation will be recorded and made available online after the event.

Major Jayson R. J. Geroux, C.D., M.A., is a member of the Directing Staff, Tactics School, at CFB Gagetown’s Combat Training Centre, and an Urban Warfare and Counter-I.E.D. Specialist.

Major Geroux will closely examine the 2nd Canadian Infantry Brigade’s day-by-day decisions and combat actions during December 1943. He will follow the 2nd Brigade’s struggle through Ortona’s streets to understand how they attempted to impose order on what has historically been labelled as chaos.

The Urban Battle for Ortona, Virtual Presentation by Major Jayson Geroux 7 pm, November 19, 2020This discussion links the tangled nest of dramatic stories in time and space to reveal the chain of historical cause and consequence. It also considers how geography, force composition, weapons systems, and the presence of substantial numbers of Italian civilians all factored in the outcome.

Contact us for the ZOOM Link

Melynda Jarratt, Executive Director, Fredericton Region Museum
Tel: 506-455-6041

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