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  • 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…

    215 views
  • 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…

    685 views
  • 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…

    825 views
  • 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…

    458 views
  • 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…

    100 views
  • 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…

    720 views
  • 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…

    999 views
  • 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…

    680 views
  • 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…

    620 views
  • 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.

    559 views
  • 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.

    995 views
  • 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.

    619 views
  • 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…

    345 views
  • emAdvocating Overlordem
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    Advocating Overlord

    From the 2018 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, Philip Padgett reported on Operation Overlord, the amphibious military operation that took place on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    915 views
  • emCode Name  Liseem
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    Code Name - Lise

    Larry Loftis talked about his book, Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII’s Most Highly Decorated Spy, in which he recounted the life of Odette Sansom, a British spy…

    1,186 views
  • emMadame Fourcades Secret Warem
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    Madame Fourcade's Secret War

    Lynne Olson talked about her book, Madame Fourcade’s Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France’s Largest Spy Network Against Hitler, in which she recalled the life of Marie-Madeleine…

    1,718 views
  • emLes Parisiennesem
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    Les Parisiennes

    Anne Sebba provided a history of women in Paris under Nazi occupation during World War II. She spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

    913 views
  • Discussion on DDay
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    Discussion on D-Day

    Historians Antony Beevor, Rick Atkinson, Douglas Brinkley, and Susan Eisenhower discussed D-Day at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

    914 views
  • Rick Atkinson on the US Army in World War II
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    Rick Atkinson on the U.S. Army in World War II

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson recalled the U.S. Army’s actions during World War II. He spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

    1,258 views
  • HW Brands on US Entry into World War II
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    H.W. Brands on U.S. Entry into World War II

    Historian H.W. Brands recounted the American entry into World War II. He spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

    862 views
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