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An honorary colonel in the 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Division, Alex Kershaw is the widely acclaimed author of several best-selling books about WWII, including The Bedford Boys, The Longest Winter, The Few, Escape from the Deep, and The Envoy, as well as biographies of both Jack London and Robert Capa. His latest book is Avenue of Spies. He lives in Massachusetts.


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War and sacrifice: World War II remembered


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Alex Kershaw, far right, master of ceremonies at 70th anniversary celebrations of VE Day, WWII Memorial, Washington DC, May 2015