Follows a pregnant woman researching her uncle’s past after World War II.
This was a surprising book, unlike many of the espionage novels I’ve read before. The story takes place over 70+ years in which the protagonist finds himself on the edge of history, like many of us do.
A historical fiction story following two female reports during World War II. Annie March arrives in France, 1944 after D-Day, her mentor is Martha Gellhorn, an ace reporter, editor, who is in a troubled marriage to writer Ernest Hemingway. Annie gets to know several soldiers and takes on photography to tell her story.
The book is well researched, it presents events with historical accuracy without spending time on nuances which will bog down the story. I enjoyed that the author tried to make the story flow presenting relevant facts intertwining with the narrative.
The book is certainly worth reading, we should not be losing this kind of history, and future generations of the author’s family will have something that many others wish they did.
Examines the life of Ian Fleming, and the parts which made it into his famous books about Secret Service Agent James Bond.
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.
At the time Winston Churchill became Prime Minister of England (1940), Hitler was already invading Holland, Belgium, and soon after France.
A historical fiction book about Friedrich Richard, a fictional man who, during WWI befriended Adolf Hitler, nicknamed the Wolf, and ties his fortunes with him
The story mainly follows a small group of soldiers, the first of the SOE, who were rescued from Dunkirk and follows them through Operation Postmaster