After Words

After Words: Alex Kershaw, author of "The Few: Battle of Britain" interviewed by Jack Pulwers

About the Program

In his book, The Few: The American Knights of the Air Who Risked Everything to Fight in the Battle of Britain, author Alex Kershaw tells the tale of Americans who joined Britain’s Royal Air Force prior to the US entry into World War II. The American pilots defied their own countries neutrality laws and risked their citizenship in order to support the British in their battles with the German Luftwaffe. Mr. Kershaw discusses the book with WW II reporter, Jack Pulwers, author of The Press of Battle: The GI Reporter and the American People. Mr. Pulwers serves as a guest interviewer and is not an employee of C-SPAN.

About the Authors

Alex Kershaw

Alex KershawAlex Kershaw is the author of "The Bedford Boys" and "The Longest Winter." "The Few" has been named the first ever Military Book Club Editor’s Book of the Year.
Buy the author's book from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Indiebound

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, December 24th at 9pm (ET)
  • Sunday, December 24th at 6pm (ET)
  • Saturday, December 23rd at 9pm (ET)
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