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WRITER AND JOURNALIST AUTHOR OF NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLERS ABOUT WWII

THE MEDAL OF HONOR ON D DAY

D DAY AND THE MEDAL OF HONOR  By Alex Kershaw Too few men received the highest award for valor on D Day. Is it time to correct this 75-year-old injustice?           On 6 June 1944, some 73,000 Americans landed in … Continue reading

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ALEX KERSHAW’S THE FIRST WAVE – ADVANCE PRAISE

“Meet the assaulters: Pathfinders plunging from the black, coxswains plowing the whitecaps, bareknuckle Rangers scaling sheer rock. Will they secure the landing zone? Wrest the beachhead? Or will that last bridge blow up in their faces? Even if we know … Continue reading

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THE LONGEST WINTER

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SOLDIERS AND SPIES TOUR WITH ALEX KERSHAW

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2017 TOUR

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THE FIRST WAVE – PHOTOS OF RESEARCH TRIP BY JOHN SNOWDON

GREAT SHOTS BY JOHN SNOWDON OF RESEARCH FOR MY NEW BOOK ON D DAY

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THE LIBERATOR – TOUR ITALY WITH ALEX KERSHAW

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SOLDIERS AND SPIES WITH THE NATIONAL WW2 MUSEUM

The National WWII Museum embarks on a unique seven-day, six-night tour of France, visiting sites from Alex Kershaw’s New York Times bestsellers—Avenue of Spies and The Bedford Boys—with the author himself serving as featured historian. Guests get an up-close view … Continue reading

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THE CHAMPAGNE CAMPAIGN

IN AUGUST 1944, THE LIBERATOR AND HIS MEN FOUGHT THROUGH SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES AND TOWNS IN FRANCE – PART OF THE CHAMPAGNE CAMPAIGN. THE THUNDERBIRDS’ MARCH TOWARD the Third Reich resumed the next morning shortly after dawn. … Continue reading

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DUNKIRK FROM THE AIR

STRAFING THE BEACHES – DUNKIRK AS SEEN FROM THE AIR By Alex Kershaw Photo: Flight Lieutenant Frank Howell, RAF 609 Squadron. By May 26 1940, around 250,000 British troops, the rump of what remained of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF), … Continue reading

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