Bruce Henderson is the author or coauthor of more than twenty nonfiction books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller And The Sea Will Tell, which was made into a highly-rated TV miniseries. General Colin Powell has called the Los Banos raid "a textbook operation for all ages and all armies." An award-winning journalist and author, Henderson is a member of the Authors Guild and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. He has taught reporting and writing courses at USC School of Journalism and Stanford University.
Praise for Bruce Henderson: `Bruce Henderson has told a wonderfully exciting story of one of war's greatest rescues with verve, style, and panache. I didn't even stop for coffee during my reading: it was so classically unputdownable' Simon Winchester Praise for Son and Soldiers: `The last great, untold story of WWII... highly compelling' Daily Mail `Sons and Soldiers tells the remarkable story of how 2,000 German-born Jews were able to get the crucial intelligence that saved American lives and helped win World War II. ... The message of their courage and patriotism should not be lost in today's war on terrorism' Leon Panetta, Former Director of the CIA and Former Secretary of Defense `[A] highly readable, often thrilling narrative... A gripping addition to the literature of the period and an overdue tribute to these unique Americans' Kirkus (Starred Review) `An inspiring story' Library Journal `Henderson is a wonderful storyteller who has written a never-before-told chapter of the Second World War. Sons and Soldiers is a must-read' Jewish Book Council `A revelatory work about a group of Jewish men whose World War II journeys are so implausible and heroic it's difficult to understand why so few of us knew about them before now. A book of fear, flight and almost divine retribution' Steve Twomey, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Countdown to Pearl Harbor `This coming-of-age saga is a story of patriotism and courage unlike any other from World War II. An unforgettable story and a great read, told in Bruce Henderson's poignant and powerful style' Bill Sloan, author of Their Backs Against the Sea