This is a good book that has some very interesting new information, that some of the other books on Midway don't have. There are also flaws in this book as well, such as the deployment of the F4F Wildcat in 1942, Wildcats were operational in Dec 1941, on Wake and Midway, the F2B Buffalos deployed to Midway late in May-June of 1942 were sold to the Dutch government for their use in their colonies but absorbed into the USMC after Java and other Dutch colonies fell to the Japanese.
I would have to be very interested in the book to listen to him again, I almost returned the book but the story held my interest.
No but remembering the sacrifice of the Torpedo Squadrons and VMF 211 is a part of the battle that needs to be remembered
Despite its short comings this is a book worth reading or listening too.
The Japanese perspective of the naval war in the Pacific, as well as his observations on the Japanese High Command and political system. He brought a human face to the Japanese fighting men.
His observations and discriptions of the Soloman Islands Campaign. The Americans use of Radar, Tactics and industrial might vs that of the Japanese.
this book was writen before the release of information on Allied decoding of Japanese radio transmissions. While Hara was a Torpedo expert, he wrote Japans pre-war manual, he was silent on the very poor performance of American Torpedos.
American Airborne in Holland
The Eisenhower-Montgomery exchange in chapter 1 of the book.
I did not like Mr. Dixion as a narator/reader in fact I nearly returned the book because I did not like his style of narration. He seemed almost monotone, he tried to do accents, this did not go well and (personal item) he called I Company first company throughtout most of the book.
Yes. This is a good account of the events leading up to the Six Day War, it covers the Political relationships of the regional participants, as well as the relationship of super and world powers with the participants as well as how world events and public opinion affected those relationships. Intragovernmental and intraArab relations were examined. Military operation given less space, but this did not detract from the story,
There is a wide cast of characters
Solid pace and tone, great delivery,
One of the Best
The narrator does a wonderful job with bringing Winston Churchill to life.
This book keep me interested in the events discribed
This is one of the best books you'll find on the subject
One of the better ones
The background at the begining of every chapter tieing the story together.
Not possible, but looked forward to every sitting
Excellent book worth the price!!!!!
This is not a good book for a none WWI person
No I am more into WWII
No but he was a good reader.
Wow it was a long book, I don't think I could have read it.
Good first Person account of the first year of the Korean Wars first year and the 7th Marines Actions
The details of the people involved and the background information.
A Time for Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge, Charles McDonald or John Tolands Battle Story of the Bulge.
Yes it is a good story/history of the trials and heroic deeds of the 2nd AIF.
Yes but there is no way to do it in one sitting, but the book will keep you interested
History of a campaign that is all but forgotten, thanks for retelling the history of the AIF in the Pacfic.
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