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Ben Shephard
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Ben Shephard was born in 1948, studied history at Oxford University, and is the author of the critically acclaimed A War of Nerves and After Daybreak. He was producer of the U.K. television series The World at War and The Nuclear Age, and has made numerous historical and scientific documentaries for the BBC and Channel Four. He lives in Bristol, England.

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After Daybreak
The Liberation of Bergen-Belsen, 1945
Written by Ben Shephard


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: November 15, 2005
Price: $25.00

“The things I saw completely defy description.”

When British troops entered Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in April 1945, they uncovered scenes of horror and depravity that shocked the world. But they also confronted a terrible challenge—inside the camp were some 60,000 people suffering from typhus, starvation and dysentery, who would die unless... Read more >
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After Daybreak
The Liberation of Bergen-Belsen, 1945
Written by Ben Shephard


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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The Long Road Home
The Aftermath of the Second World War
Written by Ben Shephard


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $16.95

Groundbreaking and remarkably relevant to modern emergency relief efforts, The Long Road Home tells the epic story of how the mammoth refugee problem in the wake of World War II was painstakingly solved.

While the war was still going on, the Western Allies began to plan for the humanitarian crisis they... Read more >
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The Long Road Home

Written by Ben Shephard


Format: eBook, 512 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $12.99

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