After the publication of my review of his excellent book Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of Lights (Caliber), Martin Dugard kindly accepted to answer some questions for this blog. I feel privileged for the interview with an excellent and engaging author, who is also the coauthor of Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Series.
Here is the content of our exchange.
Mr. Dugard, where did the idea of writing Taking Paris originate from?
The book actually started as Taking Rome but as the research expanded it became obvious that the story of Rome worked more nicely as a small section in the larger context of the 1940 fall of Paris and 1944 liberation.Continue reading ““Putin is clearly trying to ignite a larger conflict” – Martin Dugard”