HELLUVA TOWN: THE STORY OF NEW YORK CITY DURING WORLD WAR II
A portrait of the wartime city as host to millions of servicemen on their final flings, a haven for Europe’s cultural-elite refugees, and a voice of American democracy through the plays and musicals of the Broadway theater.
DESPERATE HOURS: THE EPIC RESCUE OF THE ANDREA DORIA
A summer’s night in 1956 when the beautiful Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria collided with the Swedish liner Stockholm off Nantucket and sank, but not before 1,700 people were saved as heroism surmounted confusion, terror and moments of cowardice.
AMERICA AT D-DAY
The battles on the beaches of Normandy, the tensions on the homefront as the first bulletins arrived, the remembrances of the men who stormed northern France on June 6, 1944, an unforgettable day in world history.