The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America’s Finest Hour is a non-fiction account of one of America’s greatest humanitarian missions.
I never thought I’d enjoy a book about pigeons. A thrilling book about an oddball corner of history including brave citizens, and creative intelligence officers
The most fascinating part, for me, was how each person governed before and after office as if the office was sacred and kept it that way despite political differences.
The book follows the battle of Okinawa through the eyes of the grunts on the ground and the commanders of both the American and Japanese forces.
The last part of the book follows the days leading to dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima mostly through the eyes of President Truman and pilot Paul Tibbets.