“Nimbly toggling between hemispheres, Winik knits familiar WW II headlines with surprising details from leaders’ lives, though the highlighting of FDR-Hitler coincidences can have the jarring feel of a Kennedy-Lincoln conspiracy theory. His recounting of concentration-camp logistics is haunting, and the tales of those who tried desperately to stop the mass murder have cinematic force.”

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Jay Winik is one of the nation's leading historians and the author of the New York Times bestseller April 1865. read more »

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The Era that Redefined History
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Award-winning documentary on the History Channel