I'm not particularly interested in war stories, but this one is so much more than that. The fact that it's a true story makes it all the more fascinating. I thoroughly enjoyed it. The narrator did an excellent job, and made the story come alive. Highly recommended!
This is a thoroughly engrossing book that spends the better half of itself developing the two pilots individually and the worlds they lived in. The actual event though amply described constitutes a small portion of the book. Even without it included the book would still and does stand on its own. We learn a lot about the machinery, men (and women) and leaders behind the two principal characters too. It is this weaving together of all these fabrics that make this such a great book. The narrator is simply perfect. So are his other performances I read. Great choice.
I made the mistake of listening to this book while I was at work. A few parts of this story made my eyes water and I was trying not to let the tears roll down my cheeks, I got some odd looks from my co-workers.
Charley and Franz were able to see through the war cries and, through their example taught the world to honor their "enemy" as a human
Excellent read that helped me to understand the horror of war and the meaning of evil
This is a wonderful book about an absolutely amazing event. Reading this book, I'm stunned by the scale of what went on in World War II. It simply beyond my comprehension.
He gives one hope and inspiration for humanity that within such horrors of war, men were able to do things that were right Honorable and chivalrous, even at great personal risk. This is a wonderful story and I highly recommend it.
An incredibly poignant story. Brought me to tears at times. Yet I learned a lot, too. Very interesting and well researched piece.
Well, there are more than just one! When Ye Olde a Pub was leaving Germany and going across the Channel. The pilots meeting up several years later. Those are two of the best.
E V E R Y T H I N G! I think he's my favorite narrator right now.
Yes, I cried a couple times, but also smiled at some of the touching moments or moments of triumph.
Just Wow! You won't regret using your credit on this. I also highly recommend "For Crew and Country" also narrated by Robertson Dean.