How it covered the individual actions of each admiral but also covered their interactions with each other and other notable figures of World War Two such as FDR and MacArthur
The early careers of each of the admirals
When Nimitz's plane crashes in San Francisco Bay and he is sitting on the wing. His interactions with the two enlisted men was priceless.
How the Navy grew from a fifth-rate power to the perennial navy power in the world.
The focus on the cyber threat and the plausibility of such a thing happening.
Adam Yao - liked the personality and could see someone acting the way he did.
It was energetic.
The book does a great job of balancing the battle for Tobruk between the Australian and German perspectives. The author also adds a lot of language peculiar to the Australian defenders which adds color to the story. There is emotion in the story as the battle inevitably takes its toll on both sides. The author also adds in the political element which overshadowed the British/Australian relationship in the North African theater.
When one of the main characters is killed - it is a moment of great sadness and how it affects the character's family at home is quite moving.
The accent adds much to the story. Being an American I may not know exactly how to relate to a particular saying but the narrator does a great job making it relevant.
Yes. I will most likely still buy the physical book as it is one of the few in-depth accounts i have run into about the siege of Tobruk.
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