The Steel Wave

In this fictionalized account of D-Day, The Steel Wave: A Novel of World War II, published by Ballantine, historical novelist Jeff Shaara… read more

In this fictionalized account of D-Day, The Steel Wave: A Novel of World War II, published by Ballantine, historical novelist Jeff Shaara profiled the American and German militaries and depicted the higher ranking officers and the G.I.'s who participated in the battle. Mr. Shaara talked about the book at the Bookworm Store in Omaha, Nebraska, telling the stories of Patton, Eisenhower, and Rommel, and he read a selection from Steel Wave. After his talk, he answered questions from audience members.

Jeff Shaara is the author of several books of historical fiction including Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure, which completed the Civil War trilogy started by his father, Michael Shaara, with the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Killer Angels. close

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The Steel Wave

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Program ID:
206302-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
First Aired:
Jul 04, 2008 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 08, 2008 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 04, 2008 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2008 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 26, 2008 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2008 | 10:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2008 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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