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Articles by Alex Kershaw:

Netflix’s The Liberator to be Released on Veterans Day

Texas-born Felix Sparks began WWII as an executive officer with 157th Infantry Regiment. He participated in four amphibious operations, first leading men into combat in…

Alex Kershaw’s Latest Book, ‘The First Wave’ Available Today

What was it like to land on D-Day in the deadliest place? Over many years, I’ve read a fair few accounts of the hell that…

Rehearsal for D-Day: Operation Tiger – The Disaster At Slapton Sands

A final, deadly dress rehearsal for D-Day shocked Allied planners to the core. Confidence was vital to success in such a risky operation as the…

The Highest Award for Valor on D-Day: Is it Time to Correct this 75-year-old Injustice?

No other one-day battle in the fight to liberate Europe was as costly for Americans as that to take “Bloody Omaha”. On 6 June 1944,…

Who was the first American to land on D Day: Author Alex Kershaw was determined to find out

So, my friend asked me, what was the first building to be liberated by Americans on D Day?… Then he asked: Who was the first…