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  • emDog Companyem
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    Dog Company

    Military historian Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Dog Company: The Boys of Pointe du Hoc - The Rangers Who Accomplished D-Day’s Toughest Mission and Led the Way Across Europe. He recounted the U.S.…

    948 views
  • emThe Flying Tigersem
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    The Flying Tigers

    Sam Kleiner recounted a group of American pilots who surreptitiously set up a base in Burma in the summer of 1941 to defend China and were the first to engage Japan following the attack on…

    589 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.

    477 views
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    A Curious Madness

    Eric Jaffe talked about his book, A Curious Madness: An American Combat Psychiatrist, a Japanese War Crimes Suspect, and an Unsolved Mystery from World War II, in which he recounts the…

    940 views
  • emFields of Battleem
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    Fields of Battle

    Sports reporter Brian Curtis retraced the lives of the 1942 Rose Bowl players and their entry into World War II.

    637 views
  • Robert Harris Discusses 1938 ChamberlainHitler Munich Summit
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    Munich

    Novelist Robert Harris explored the 1938 meeting between British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlin and Adolf Hitler that granted territory in Czechoslovakia and many of its resources to…

    1,984 views
  • emGeorge Kennan A Study of Characterem
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    George Kennan: A Study of Character

    John Lukacs talked about his biography, George Kennan: A Study of Character, published by Yale University Press. Lukacs recounted the life of diplomat and historian George Kennan (1904-2005) who…

    1,055 views
  • emThe Last Fighter Pilotem
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    The Last Fighter Pilot

    World War II veteran Jerry Yellin talked about his book The Last Fighter Pilot, in which he recalls his bombing missions over Japan from April to August of 1945.

    1,274 views
  • emOur Germansem
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    Our Germans

    In his book, Our Germans: Project Paperclip and the National Security State, Brian Crim explained the secret government operation used to smuggle Nazi scientists into the U.S. and the reaction of the…

    525 views
  • emThe Second World Warsem
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    The Second World Wars

    Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book The Second World Wars, in which he recounts the key battles of World War II. He spoke with Rich Lowry.

    4,699 views
  • emHitler in Los Angelesem
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    Hitler in Los Angeles

    Professor Steven Ross talked about his book Hitler in Los Angeles, in which he recalls when American veterans infiltrated Nazi and fascist groups in Los Angeles during the lead-up to World…

    1,142 views
  • Author Discussion on World War II
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    Author Discussion on World War II

    Liza Mundy, author of Code Girls, and Meredith Hindley, author of Destination Casablanca, talked about the hidden histories of World War II. They spoke at the 2017 Texas Book Festival in…

    719 views
  • emFDRs Twelve Apostlesem
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    FDR's Twelve Apostles

    Hal Vaughan talked about his book, FDR’s 12 Apostles: The Spies Who Paved the Way for the Invasion of North Africa, published by The Lyons Press. He told the story of 12 men appointed by…

    576 views
  • emCode Girlsem
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    Code Girls

    Liza Mundy talked about her book, Code Girls, about the contributions of women code breakers during World War II. She spoke at the 2017 Southern Festival of Books.

    1,345 views
  • Book TV Robert Edsel
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    Open Phones with Robert Edsel

    Robert Edsel, author of The Monuments Men, responded to viewer comments and questions. In The Monuments Men, Mr. Edsel tells the story of the Allied forces who were tasked with recovering…

    1,426 views
  • em19 Weeksem
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    19 Weeks

    Norman Moss talked about his book, 19 Weeks: America, Britain, and the Fateful Summer of 1940. He described the time between May and September of 1940, during which Britain prepared for an imminent…

    559 views
  • emAloneem
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    Alone

    Michael Korda talked about his book Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory, in which he recalls the evacuation of over 300,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, in…

    1,893 views
  • emNeptunes Inferno The US Navy at Guadalcanalem
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    Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

    James Hornfischer discussed his book, Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal. He used maps during his presentation, and responded to questions from members of the audience. This…

    2,079 views
  • emMacArthurs Spiesem
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    MacArthur's Spies

    Peter Eisner talked about his book MacArthur’s Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II, in which he recalls the contingent of Filipinos and…

    716 views
  • emAgent 110em
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    Agent 110

    Scott Miller talked about his book Agent 110: An American Spymaster and the German Resistance in WWII, in which he recalls Allen Dulles' efforts to embolden the German resistance against…

    1,251 views
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