MI6 and CIA be damned! The Vatican and Pope Pius XII during World War II could have put any espionage agency to shame.
“an illuminating linguistic, cartographic, and historical exploration of Parisian lusts.”
Seventy-five years ago, humanity witnessed the most horrific crime in all of history. Tens of millions of innocent people were murdered in an effort to make Germany the leading world power.
In his book The Cost of Courage author Charles Kaiser brings the horror of existing in occupied France during World War II front and center.
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Stephen Harding is senior editor of Military History and a prolific researcher and military historian whose works include seven other nonfiction books as well as hundreds of magazine artic
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