The story of one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Pacific, the epic struggle for Guadalcanal. Daredevil pilot Charles Galloway learns the hard way to command a fighter squadron. Lieutenant Joe Howard teams up with the Coastwatchers. Jack 'No Middle Initial' Stecker leads his infantry battalion into the thickest of the fighting, at a terrible price. And Navy Captain Pickering grabs a helmet and a rifle to join the ranks at Guadalcanal....
©2012 W.E.B. Griffin (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
“Like his other books, Battleground is hard to put down - and once you’ve turned the last page you can’t help but look forward to the next installment.” (The Orlando Sentinel)
This book continues the excellent merging of the fabulous writing of WEB Griffin and the outstanding narration of Dick Hill. Whenever I listen to The Corps series, I always pull up the maps of the region whre the fighting is described and follow along with the narration. This combination brings the story alive.
Dick renders the characters in the story believable and adds the appropriate emotion and voice inflection that makes listening to the story fun.A good narrator makes a good book fun. A great narrator makes a great book memorable and brings the listener back again and again.
I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in WWII. I have read/listened to many of W E B Griffin's military books and have loved them all. This one is right up there in his style of building a story around a number of different characters in different phases of the War and keeping the listener interested in all of them. Looking forward to downloading more from this series.
All of his WWII, Korean and after books are quite interesting and enjoyable to listen to
Capt Pickerin is a favorite in many of these books. Killer McCoy didn't have a big role in this book but he is a favorite of mine.
Not a laughing or crying type book but when some of the regular characters are lost in the war, I feel like I've lost a friend.
Read all of this series, you will enjoy it.
Part three would not download even after several attempts. Always said file was corrupt. Never even started the listening to the book if I could not finish it.
Never got to listen to it. Bad download.
Never got to listen
Unknown. Never got to listen
truck driver I listen while driving
I've listened to all the corp series i'll be waiting for the rest of the series i enjoy listening to all of Mr. griffins books
He does a great job
there was so many- I lost a cousin in GUADALCANAL. He recieved the Navy Cross and also lost his life. Griffin tells the story so well of all our brave men in World War II. A very good read.
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