I visited many countries. I lived thousands of years of history. I walked with peasants and kings, saints and tyrants.
For a while, during the five months of the Battle of Britain, the United Kingdom held the world together.
This isn’t Anne Frank’s belief in the goodness of people; it’s the murder of all belief in good.
A World War II story where the U.S. Army and German Wehrmacht is interesting, but maybe a little over-dramatized.
Many books have this thin patina of unreality. This book doesn’t have that. There’s no barrier. It’s you and them, experiencing it all together.
This was a well-written, well-researched book that was very interesting. I would’ve loved it if I didn’t dislike the heroine so much.
This book allows you to read between the lines of history, the stories that were never written down, that were carved on the heart; the only place they were safe.
The combination of both light and dark elements, that effervescent, bubbly warmth mixed with the cold, darkness of war, makes an unforgettable story that ends with hope and love.
This book captures a slice of history that embodies the evolution of America from a simple life with stay-at-home women to a technology-driven society with strong females.
Books such as this one illuminates what I already know: the human will can do anything; love can heal all.
Heroism is dying for someone when necessary; it’s living when life is hard.
Before we had books and movies about Rangers and SEALs and Green Berets, a group of brave men snuck far behind enemy lines to save the survivors of the Bataan Death March.