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  • emCitizen 865em
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    Citizen 865

    Author and journalist Debbie Cenziper talked about her book, Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America, in which she reported on the Nazi war criminals who secretly…

  • emA Lucky Childem
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    A Lucky Child

    Thomas Buergenthal, the American judge at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, recalled his childhood during the Holocaust. He was a survivor of two labor camps and one of the youngest prisoners…

  • emSuch Splendid Prisonsem
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    Such Splendid Prisons

    Harvey Solomon chronicled the experiences of Axis power diplomats and their families in the U.S. who, following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, were detained at the Greenbrier and other luxury…

  • emIn the Cauldronem
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    In the Cauldron

    Lew Paper talked about his book, In the Cauldron: Terror, Tension, and the American Ambassador’s Struggle to Avoid Pearl Harbor, in which he recounted the efforts of former U.S. Ambassador to…

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

    Michael Dobbs, author of The Unwanted: America, Auschwitz, and a Village Caught in Between; Alex Kershaw, The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II; and…

  • emEscape from Parisem
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    Escape from Paris

    Military historian Stephen Harding talked about his book, Escape from Paris: Aviators, Spies and Star-Crossed Lovers in Wartime France, in which he recounted a group of American aviators…

  • emA Guest of the Reichem
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    A Guest of the Reich

    Washington Post national security editor Peter Finn talked about his book, A Guest of the Reich: The Story of American Heiress Gertrude Legendre and Her Dramatic Captivity and Daring Escape from Nazi…

  • emThe Berlin Missionem
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    The Berlin Mission

    Historian Richard Breitman talked about his book, he Berlin Mission: The American Who Resisted Nazi Germany from Within, in which he recalled the efforts of Raymond Geist, an American…

  • emNo Surrenderem
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    No Surrender

    Chris Edmonds, author of No Surrender: The Story of an Ordinary Soldier’s Extraordinary Courage in the Face of Evil, talked about his book in which he retraced his father’s journey as an…

  • emFire and Fortitudeem
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    Fire and Fortitude

    Military historian John McManus talked about his book, Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943, in which he provided a history of the U.S. Army in the Pacific theater…

  • emGeorge Marshallem
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    George Marshall

    Biographer David Roll talked about his book, George Marshall: Defender of the Republic, in which he recalled the life of military leader George Marshall, who served as President Franklin…

  • emSudden Courageem
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    Sudden Courage

    French and European Studies Professor Ronald Rosbottom talked about his book, Sudden Courage: Youth in France Confront the Germans, 1940-1945, in which he provided a history of the young…

  • emDDay Girlsem
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    D-Day Girls

    Sarah Rose talked about her book, D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II, in which she reported on British female spies in World…

  • emA Woman of No Importanceem
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    A Woman of No Importance

    Sonia Purnell talked about her book, A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II, in which she recounted the life of Baltimore socialite…

  • emGlory in their Spiritem
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    Glory in their Spirit

    Former Army transportation specialist Sandra Bolzenius talked about her book, Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took on the Army During World War II, in which she recalled the…

  • emThe Washington Warem
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    The Washington War

    Historian James Lacey talked about his book, The Washington War: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Politics of Power That Won World War II, in which he recounted the infighting in the Roosevelt…

  • emFour Hours of Furyem
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    Four Hours of Fury

    Paratrooper-turned-historian James Fenelon recounted World War II’s largest airborne operation, when 17,000 Allied paratroopers were dropped behind enemy lines in 1945.

  • emThe Year Germany Lost the Warem
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    The Year Germany Lost the War

    Historian Andrew Nagorski examined the military decisions of the Allied and Axis powers in 1941 and how they affected the remainder of World War II.

  • emSoaring to Gloryem
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    Soaring to Glory

    Tuskegee Airman Harry Stewart talked about his book, Soaring to Glory, in which he recalled his life and experiences in combat during World War II.

  • Elie Wiesel Class at Chapman University
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    Elie Wiesel Class at Chapman University

    C-SPAN visited a class at Chapman University to see how author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s books were being used to help students learn about the Holocaust during World War II. C-SPAN’s Local…

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