Alex Kershaw

Kershaw is the author of the widely acclaimed best sellers The Bedford Boys, The Longest Winter, The Few, The Liberator, and Escape from the Deep, as well as biographies of Jack London, Raoul Wallenberg, and Robert Capa. An honorary colonel in the 116th Infantry Regiment, he began his research for his latest book, Avenue of Spies, while leading a tour of Europe for The National WWII Museum. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and son. He is currently researching a follow-up book to The Bedford Boys about D-Day. Kershaw has been associated with the Museum for many years, having presented as a Gen. Raymond E. Mason Distinguished Lecturer, as well as at many of our previous International Conferences. In addition, Kershaw has led many of the Museum’s tours to the WWII sites of England, Normandy, and the Ardennes.