Tom Clavin on the Imprisoned Airmen of Buchenwald
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode Andrew is joined by Tom Clavin, the author of Lightning Down: A World War II Story of Survival, to tell the story of an American fighter pilot doomed to die in Buchenwald but determined to survive.
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Tom Clavin is a bestselling author of 18 nonfiction books on American and military history, sports, and entertainment. He previously worked as a newspaper editor and writer, including for The New York Times for 15 years, and as a writer for such magazines as Smithsonian and Men’s Journal. He has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, and National Newspaper Association.