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Alex Kershaw is the author of the widely acclaimed best sellers The Bedford Boys, The Longest Winter, The Few, Escape from the Deep, and The Envoy, as well as biographies of both Jack London and Robert Capa. His latest book is The Liberator. He lives in Massachusetts.

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The Liberator
 
The true story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War: the battlefield odyssey of a maverick U.S. Army officer and his infantry unit as they fought for over five hundred days to liberate Europe— from the invasion of Italy to the gates of Dachau.

The Bedford Boys

Twenty-two sons of Bedford lost—it is a story one cannot easily forget and one that the families of Bedford will never forget. The Bedford Boys is the true and intimate story of these men and the friends and families they left behind.  more

"Gripping .... It's through books like this that those brave men, who fought so others could be free, live on."
Dallas Morning News

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The Longest Winter

The Longest Winter is an intensely human story about young men who find themselves in frightening wartime situations, who fight back instinctively, survive stoically, and live heroically.  more

"A moving story of uncommon valor."
James Bradley, author, Flags of Our Fathers and Flyboys

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The Few

The Few is the never-before-told story of the thrill-seeking Americans who defied their country's neutrality laws to fly side-by-side with England's finest pilots.  more

"Like his other books, Kershaw has written a rousing tale of little-known heroes . . . The Few marks Kershaw as a master storyteller." 
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Escape from the Deep

Escape from the Deep tells the epic story of the U.S.S. Tang, a legendary submarine, and her courageous crew during the last days of World War II.  more

“This is one of the most powerful stories of the Pacific war, poignant, gripping, and all of it true. Kershaw tells it beautifully.”
Jim Hornfischer, author of The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors

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Written with New York Times-best selling author Alex Kershaw’s customary narrative verve, The Envoy is the unforgettable story of a lost hero, his greatest adversary, and the men and women who owe their lives to Raoul Wallenberg. more

“From a best-selling and vibrant writer, the compelling story of how a Swedish diplomat saved 100,000 Hungarian Jews from deportation to the death camps. Many books have been called major contributions to Holocaust literature, but in this case, the claim is true.”
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Bllod and Champagne

From Budapest in the twenties to Paris in the thirties, from postwar Hollywood to Stalin's Russia, from New York to Indochina, Blood and Champagne is a wonderfully evocative account of photojournalist Robert Capa's life and times.. more

"Packed with arresting anecdotes and character studies, Kershaw's biography is a worthy companion to Capa's work."
Publishers Weekly

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