My Conversation With Sonia Purnell, Author Of A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story Of The American Spy Who Helped Win World War II

Click Here To Listen Sonia Purnell A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "An incredible story of under-appreciated heroism." - USA Today, Five Books to Read This Week "A compelling biography of a masterful spy, and a reminder of what can be done with a few brave people -- and a little resistance." - NPR The never-before-told story of Virginia Hall, the American spy who changed the course of World War II, from the author of Clementine In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her." The target in their sights was Virginia Hall, a Baltimore socialite who talked her way into [...]

By |May 9th, 2019|Military, War, Women, World War|Comments Off on My Conversation With Sonia Purnell, Author Of A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story Of The American Spy Who Helped Win World War II

My Conversation With Neal Bascomb, Author Of The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout Of The 20th Century

Click Here To Listen Neal Bascomb Neal Bascomb, author of The Nazi Hunters, returns with his next thrilling work of narrative nonfiction about a group of Allied POWs who staged an escape for the ages during World War I. Illustrated throughout with incredible photographs and published on the 100th anniversary of the Holzminden escape! At the height of World War I, as battles raged in the trenches and in the air, another struggle for survival was being waged in the most notorious POW camp in all of Germany: Holzminden. A land-locked Alcatraz of sorts, it was home to the most troublesome Allied prisoners--and the most talented at escape. The Grand Escape tells the remarkable tale [...]

By |October 29th, 2018|Politics, War, World War|Comments Off on My Conversation With Neal Bascomb, Author Of The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout Of The 20th Century

Keith Lowe, Author Of The Fear And The Freedom: How The Second World War Changed Us Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Keith Lowe Bestselling historian Keith Lowe's The Fear and the Freedom looks at the astonishing innovations that sprang from WWII and how they changed the world. The Fear and the Freedom is Keith Lowe’s follow-up to Savage Continent. While that book painted a picture of Europe in all its horror as WWII was ending, The Fear and the Freedom looks at all that has happened since, focusing on the changes that were brought about because of WWII―simultaneously one of the most catastrophic and most innovative events in history. It killed millions and eradicated empires, creating the idea of human rights, and giving birth to the UN. It was because of the [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Military, War, World War|Comments Off on Keith Lowe, Author Of The Fear And The Freedom: How The Second World War Changed Us Chats On DrAlvin.Com