Five Days That Shocked the World: Eyewitness Accounts from Europe at the End of World War II

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April 1945. The bodies of Mussolini and his mistress hang by their heels in Milan while a crowd whistles and jeers. Desperate to avoid the same fate, Adolf Hitler leaves orders for his body to be burned after his death. This title tells a tale of the men and women from all around the world who experienced the final chaotic days of World War II.

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"Accenting personal experiences of the famous-to-be, Best draws the audience interested in WWII’s apocalyptic climax."

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NICHOLAS BEST grew up in Kenya and was educated there, in England, and at Trinity College, Dublin. He served in the Grenadier Guards and worked as a journalist in London. He was theFinancial Times fiction critic for ten years and is the author of The Greatest Day in History, a narrative on the end of World War I.

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