The Little Ships

The Little Ships: the Heroic Rescue at Dunkirk in World War II by Louise Borden; ill. by Michael Foreman Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2003 32 pages   When Christopher Nolan's movie Dunkirk came out, my husband and I had already been waiting months to see it. He's English, with grandparents who were all personally involved … Continue reading The Little Ships

A Life in Secrets

A Life in Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Missing Agents of WWII by Sarah Helm Doubleday, 2006 493 pages   More than 15 years ago, at the beginning of our marriage, my husband and I read William Stevenson's A Man Called Intrepid together. It was a fascinating story - the true tale of a secret WWII intelligence … Continue reading A Life in Secrets