In World War II, serving Jesus while spying for the United States

Matthew Avery Sutton tells the stories of four missionaries who worked in the OSS. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-24 12:24:33 UTC ]
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The female spies who helped liberate World War II France

Sarah Rose recounts the bravery and sacrifices of 39 British women in the lead-up to D-Day. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-09 15:34:06 UTC ]
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Hunting down Nazi war criminals in the United States

Debbie Cenziper focuses on “the Trawniki men,” trained in Poland to commit mass murder. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-09 12:46:57 UTC ]
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“Dear House, Don’t Burn”: On Svetlana Alexievich’s “Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II”

I FIRST HEARD ABOUT Svetlana Alexievich from a friend in my writing group who was reading the Belarusian author’s Zinky Boys: Soviet Voices from the Afghanistan War (1990, trans. 1992), a book based on hundreds of interviews with those who lost their sons in Afghanistan. The title of the book... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-09-02 12:30:01 UTC ]
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Horrors of World War II, through children’s eyes

Svetlana Alexievich collects the memories of those who witnessed tragedy at a young age. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-16 12:33:20 UTC ]
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Readers can’t get enough World War II fiction, and authors are happy to keep the books coming

Pamela Jenoff, Kate Quinn and other authors talk about how they find inspiration for their novels. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-24 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Carroll returns to World War II with story collection

Faber Children’s Books has acquired a collection of short stories, set in World War II, by Emma Carroll. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: A teen reviews '#Neveragain,' a World War II tragedy comes to life and more book news

Welcome to the Books newsletter! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, writing my last newsletter from our Spring Street address — next Friday we’ll be packing up for our new digs in El Segundo. THE BIG STORY When I saw that Parkland, Fla., shooting survivors David Hogg and his sister Lauren Hogg had... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Topic: World War II Books

In the spirit of Christopher Nolan's new film, 'Dunkirk,' here are three new titles in which everyday people fight to survive and commit unsung acts of heroism. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tribute to World War II hero in documentary 'Never Surrender: The Ed Ramsey Story'

An evident labor of love that could have benefited from a sharper thematic focus, “Never Surrender: The Ed Ramsey Story” pays tribute to the late WWII hero who earned a place in military lore for having led the last cavalry charge in U.S. military history. Illinois-born Ramsey, who died in 2013... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harlequin acquires World War II trilogy

Harlequin’s Mira imprint has acquired three novels in the Daisy's War trilogy, set against the backdrop of World War II. The saga, by Merryn Allingham, charts the fortunes of working class Londoner Daisy Driscoll during the 1939-45 war period. Commissioning editor Sally Williamson bought world... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daring World War II memoir may be a little too Hollywood

An investigation by historian Guy Walters in the Daily Mail published last week says author Joe Corry's memoir "simply isn't true."A sensational upcoming British spy memoir of World War II is replete with derring-do worthy of “Inglourious Basterds”: battlefield bravado, concentration camp... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reporting from the front lines of the war against the Islamic State

Mike Giglio describes how various groups came together in the grinding fight against the militants. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-13 06:52:26 UTC ]
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Walker to publish Michael Rosen's family tale of the Second World War

Walker Books will publish Michael Rosen’s The Missing; The True Story of my Family in World War Two in January 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 17:56:29 UTC ]
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HarperCollins snaps up Gaynor's Second World War novel

HarperCollins has snapped up The Kingfisher Patrol, a new novel from Hazel Gaynor set in Japanese-occupied China during the Second World War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 00:37:34 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs World War Two novel

HarperCollins has snapped up a World War Two novel "full of friendship and hope" by Christopher de Vinck, that was inspired by the essayist's family.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 00:58:20 UTC ]
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Faber lands Shapiro's 'surprising' new history of United States

Faber will publish James Shapiro's "surprising" new history of the United States as a lead title for spring 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 08:01:40 UTC ]
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Mitchell Beazley serves up World Atlas of Gin

Mitchell Beazley has snapped up the first book covering the booming gin scene around the globe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tennant to narrate The War of the Worlds in new H G Wells audiobook collection

Five H G Well’s works are being released as "a special audio collection" on Audible on next month featuring the voices of David Tennant, Sophie Okonedo and Hugh Bonneville. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury seals secret Second World War tale

Ebury has won a five-publisher auction for Svenja O’Donnell’s book about her grandmother’s secret life in Second World War Germany. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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