“An eye-opening, pathbreaking account of the onset of the Asia-Pacific War, by the acclaimed author of Downfall and Guadalcanal.
World War II
My father, Rabbi Chaplain Abraham Avrech passed away on March 15, 2014.
He is gone, but like all veterans certainly not forgotten.
Take a moment to ponder the enormous sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes and their families.
Dennis Prager has traveled all over the world. But at the end of every trip, he returns home with a new appreciation for America. Why? Because no country is more open, more generous, and has done more for the cause of freedom than America has.
At the end of 1940 Hitler’s Germany seemed unstoppable as it cruelly ruled over Czechoslovakia, Poland, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and most crucially, France. Only England, led by the greatest man of the 20th century, Winston Churchill, stood bravely against the Nazi onslaught.
On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in northern France. Their goal: to liberate Western Europe from Nazi tyranny. From a distance, it might seem that victory was pre-ordained, but no one felt that way at the time. British military historian Peter Caddick-Adams tells the incredible story of what happened on that monumental day.