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  • Author Discussion on World War II
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    Author Discussion on World War II

    Michael Dobbs, Alex Kershaw, and Sam Kleiner discussed stories from World War II.

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  • Washington Journal Alex Kershaw Discusses the 75th Anniversary of the DDay Invasion
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    Author Alex Kershaw on D-Day 75th Anniversary

    Alex Kershaw, author of The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led The Way to Victory in World War II, talked about the 75th anniversary on June 6, 2019, of the World War II D-Day invasion of…

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  • Operation Overlord The First Day
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    Operation Overlord: The First Day

    Historian Alex Kershaw gave an illustrated talk about his book, The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II. Following his lecture, he moderated a…

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  • National Mall DDay Ceremony
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    National Mall D-Day Ceremony

    The Friends of the National World War II Memorial marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day with a ceremony at the memorial on the National Mall.

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  • American Resistance in Nazi Germany
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    American Resistance in Nazi Germany

    Alex Kershaw talked about the Jacksons, an American family who aided the French Resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris. They lived on Avenue Foch, a street where many Gestapo and SS officers resided during…

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  • Alex Kershaw on emAvenue of Spiesem
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    Avenue of Spies

    Alex Kershaw talked about his book Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family’s Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris, in which he tells the story of the…

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  • World War II Victory in Europe 70th Anniversary Ceremony
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    World War II Victory in Europe 70th Anniversary Ceremony

    Dignitaries and veterans commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe at a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Speakers included White…

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  • Discussion on World War II Photographs
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    World War II Photographs

    Alex Kershaw, author of The Liberator spoke with 92-year-old photographer Tony Vaccaro, who smuggled his portable 35mm camera onto the battlefield during World War II and created intimate…

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  • emThe Envoyem
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    The Envoy

    Alex Kershaw talked about his book The Envoy: The Epic Rescue of the Last Jews of Europe in the Desperate Closing Months of World War II. In his book he tells the story of how Swedish…

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  • emThe Bedford Boysem
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    The Bedford Boys

    In the courtyard of the Bedford Court House, Mr. Kershaw talked about his book The Bedford Boys: One American Town’s Ultimate D-Day Sacrifice, published by Da Capo Press. The book tells the…

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  • emEscape From the Deepem
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    Escape From the Deep

    Alex Kershaw talked about his book Escape from the Deep: The Epic Story of a Legendary Submarine and Her Courageous Crew (Da Capo Press; April 28, 2008). The book is about the only…

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  • After Words with Alex Kershaw
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    After Words with Alex Kershaw

    Alex Kershaw talked about his book The Few: The American “Knights of the Air” Who Risked Everything to Fight in the Battle of Britain, published by Da Capo Press. He described the Americans who…

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  • emLongest Winterem
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    Longest Winter

    Mr. Kershaw was interviewed about his book, The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII’s Most Decorated Platoon.

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