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Bill O'Reilly's next history book will center on WWII

O'Reilly said his book on World War II will have 'brand-new information about some very, very fascinating things' and should be released in September 2014.

By Staff Writer / September 30, 2013

Bill O'Reilly says his next book will be about World War II.

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Bill O’Reilly discussed his next project during an interview with “60 Minutes,” with Reilly stating that his next book after his new release “Killing Jesus” will focus on World War II. 

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He said the book centered on World War II will be released next September.

“It's a big World War II book with brand-new information about some very, very fascinating things, and we're writing it now,” O’Reilly said.

“Jesus,” O’Reilly’s newest title, is the third history book by the “O’Reilly Factor” host. His first, “Killing Lincoln,” was released in 2011. “Killing Kennedy” followed in 2012 and “Killing Jesus” was released on Sept. 24 of this year. All three titles were co-written with author Martin Dugard. O’Reilly is also behind several other titles, including his 2010 book “Pinheads and Patriots” and the 2008 “A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity.”

When asked during the “60 Minutes” interview whether the World War II book would also begin with “Killing,” O’Reilly said, “I’m not telling.”

The TV host said the idea of writing a book about Jesus came to him in the middle of the night. “One night, I just woke up and it went, 'Killing Jesus,'" O'Reilly said. “And I believe – because I'm a Catholic – that comes from the Holy Spirit. My inspiration comes from that. And so I wrote 'Killing' Jesus because I think I was directed to write that.”

"Killing Jesus" is already set to be adapted into a National Geographic special and is set to air in 2014. The National Geographic adaption of "Killing Kennedy" will air this November and the "Killing Lincoln" TV version set a viewership record for the channel when it aired this past February.


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