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    Why?

    Peter Hayes talked about his book Why?: Explaining the Holocaust, in which he provides his thoughts on why the Holocaust happened.

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    The Fleet at Flood Tide

    James Hornfischer talked about his book The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945, in which he recalls the U.S. invasion of the Mariana Islands and the final…

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    Book Discussion The Nazis Next Door

    Eric Lichtblau talked about his book, The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men, about the influx of Nazis who entered the United States following World War II.…

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    In Depth on Pearl Harbor

    Steve Twomey, Eri Hotta, and Craig Nelson talked about the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Mr. Twomey is the author of Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, Ms.…

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    Pearl Harbor Christmas

    Historian Stanley Weintraub recounts the Christmas holiday of 1941, two weeks after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. Mr. Weintraub examines America’s entry into World War II and the…

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    The Winter Fortress

    Neal Bascomb talked about his book The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb, in which he recalls the Nazis' race to build a nuclear bomb and the Allies'…

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    Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy

    Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, talked about her book, Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, in which she examines the attack on Pearl…

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    Les Parisiennes

    Anne Sebba talked about her book Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation, in which she recalls daily life for women in Nazi occupied Paris…

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    The Plots Against Hitler

    Danny Orbach talked about his book The Plots Against Hitler, in which hee xamines the many plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler.

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    Patton at the Battle of the Bulge

    Leo Barron talked about his book Patton at the Battle of the Bulge: How the General’s Tanks Turned the Tide at Bastogne, in which he tells the story of General Patton’s charge into the Belgian town of…

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    Hustling Hitler

    Walter Shapiro talked about his book Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Führer, in which he remembers his great-uncle Freeman Bernstein, who was arrested on February 18, 1937, for…

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    The Nazi Titanic

    Robert Watson talked about his book The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II, in which he recalls the German ocean liner SS Cap Arcona. Built in 1927…

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    Commander in Chief

    Nigel Hamilton talked about his book Commander in Chief: FDR’s Battle with Churchill, 1943, in which he examines the strained relationship between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British…

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    The Nazi Hunters

    Andrew Nagorski talked about his book The Nazi Hunters, in which he profiles the men and women who continued to hunt down Nazi war criminals in the years following the Nuremberg and Dachau…

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    1941

    Marc Wortman talked about his book 1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War, in which he examines America’s secret forays into World War II prior to the attack on…

    706 views
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    Forgotten Fifteenth

    Barrett Tillman talked about his book, Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler’s War Machine, in which he recounts the U.S. Fifteenth Air Force’s military exploits during World…

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    MacArthur at War

    Walter Borneman talked about his book MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific, in which he examines General Douglas MacArthur’s leadership in the Pacific theater during World War II.…

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    The Man Who Stalked Einstein

    Bruce Hillman talked about his book The Man Who Stalked Einstein: How Nazi Scientist Philipp Lenard Changed the Course of History, in which he recalls the tumultuous relationship between…

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    Capturing the German Eye

    Cora Goldstein talked about her book Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany, in which she talks about America’s use of visual propaganda in Germany following victory in…

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    Rose the Riveter in Long Beach

    Gerrie Schipske talked about her book Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach, in which she discusses women’s contributions to the World War II effort. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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