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  • Military History Magazine

    The French Resistance: How Resistant?

    The only thing irresistible about the World War II French Resistance was Hollywood’s romanticizing of the small, secret, disorganized, movement. Blame Ernest Hemingway. Ever since he wrote For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), the popular...

  • MHQ Magazine

    D-Day Revisited

    The author, laden with oral-history transcripts, spent a summer in Normandy studying the battle that marked the beginning of the end of the war in Europe.   AS PART OF THE RESEARCH for a book I am writing about D-Day, timed for the...