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THE LONGEST WINTER

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ALEX KERSHAW AUTHOR

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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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R & R FOR THE LIBERATOR

THE LIBERATOR – FELIX SPARKS, on far left, Naples. 1944. In March 1944, Felix Sparks was finally able to take a break from war. A couple of weeks after losing his infantry company at Anzio, he visited Naples. THE STREETS … Continue reading

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LAST FLIGHT FROM SINGAPORE

75TH ANNIVERSARY STORY To mark fall of Singapore, 15 February 1942. “LAST FLIGHT FROM SINGAPORE” By Alex Kershaw I WAS STUNNED when I saw the battered chest, plastered with customs stickers, sitting in the center of a living room in … Continue reading

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