Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General takes every gossip, rumor, and, historically discredited banality about WWII as facts
Death March Escape: The Remarkable Story of a Man Who Twice Escaped the Nazi Holocaust – A biography of Dave Hersch, the author’s father and his first book.
The Yanks Are Starving: A Novel of the Bonus Army by Glen Craney is a historical fiction book telling the long forgotten story of the Bonus Army of World War I.
The day to day lives of the fighting men in the unforgiving Libyan dessert were tough. Not only fighting heat and exhaustion, but the British Army Dessert Rats, the Australians and New Zealanders were battling the Dessert Fox (Rommel). Rommel used what he knew about other generals to his advantage and the results were German victories.
The story moves on to 1943 where the Allies believe that Italy will be a piece of cake and they could move on the Germany. Italy did surrender but the Nazis kept on fighting. The book ends after the battles in Naples and Salerno where the Allies paid a high price for the victory and the beginning of the plan to attack the French coast.