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The Sunflower Field World War II Novel set in Provence
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Perfectly Provence features ‘The Sunflower Field’, my World War II novel set in France

I am delighted to share my recent interview with Carolyne at Perfectly Provence about my World War II novel, The Sunflower Field: The Sunflower Field, a World War II Novel set in Provence ~ by Perfectly Provence Inspired by her …

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The Sunflower Field, a World War II novel about the Polish code breakers who first broke the Enigma code
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The Sunflower Field ~ the story of who first cracked the Enigma Code

‘The Sunflower Field,’ my debut novel, is written to honor the ‘few’, of which there were thousands, who during World War II, in words inspired by Winston Churchill, “gave so much, for so many.” In particular for three of those ‘few’, the …

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‘My crime? I’m a Jew’~ The story of Abraham Reiss, Amsterdam, 1943

During World War II thousands of ordinary, hard working people were snatched from their homes in Amsterdam to be deported to the Nazi concentration camps. Of the 107,000 dutch Jews deported as part of the Holocaust in Amsterdam, barely 2000 survived. This is …

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70th anniversary of DDay at the Normandy Beaches, France
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D-Day: The Normandy Beaches, June 6th 1944

“We shall fight on the beaches……..but we shall never surrender” the immortal words of Sir Winston Churchill. And fight on the beaches is what thousands of brave Allied troops, did. Under the joint command of Generals Montgomery and Eisenhower, thousands of men …

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Returning to Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park was the home of the British code breaking operation during World War II and the birth place of the world’s first computer, the Colossus. The significance of the work done here can not be overstated, it shortened the …

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Bletchley Park, England

Bletchley Park, 50 miles north-west of London, predictably, proved a fascinating place. Called ‘Station X’, by the British government, it was where during World War II the British cracked the German Enigma Code, the backbone of the German military and intelligence communications. …

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