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Conversation with Matthew Brzezinski

‘Writing this book,” Matthew Brzezinski declares, “made me grasp the horrors of the situation’s choices.” The “situation” is the Nazi-ruled Warsaw Ghetto, portrayed...
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Conversation with Joe Mantegna

"I know there are a lotta great stories out there about World War II,” declares actor Joe Mantegna, “but I’ve got a pretty good one.” The versatile Chicago-born star’s...
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The War’s Lost Souls—and the Birth of a Nation

In 1945, tens of millions of displaced persons, DPs, filled Germany and Western Europe. Many came from France, the Low Countries, and Italy, but most were Eastern Europeans. In The Long Road Home, historian...
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Conversation with Sid Phillips

If You’ve seen the miniseries The War or The Pacific, you’ve seen Sid Phillips tell war stories and wisecrack. A lifelong pal of Marine author Eugene Sledge (With the Old Breed), the 86-year-old...
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Edward J. Drea on Japan’s Imperial Army

With Japan’s Imperial Army: Its Rise and Fall, 1853–1945, the eminent scholar Edward J. Drea caps an impressive career devoted to the study of the history of Japanese military affairs.