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Call to Arms: The Corps Series, Book 2 | [W. E. B. Griffin]

Call to Arms: The Corps Series, Book 2

The attack on Pearl Harbor swept America into the raging heart of the war. The stormy South Pacific presented a daring new challenge, and the men of the Corps were ready to fight. An elite fraternity united by a glorious tradition of courage and honor, the Marine Raiders were bound to a triumphant destiny.
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Publisher's Summary

The attack on Pearl Harbor swept America into the raging heart of the war. The stormy South Pacific presented a daring new challenge, and the men of the Corps were ready to fight. An elite fraternity united by a glorious tradition of courage and honor, the Marine Raiders were bound to a triumphant destiny....

©2008 W.E.B. Griffin (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“For some of us, reading The Corps series is like eating popcorn at the movies: you can never eat just one kernel, and you can never get enough. Griffin captures the smell of the smoke of battle as vividly as if one were on the beach at Guadalcanal.” (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

“This man has really done his homework.... I confess to impatiently awaiting the appearance of succeeding books in the series.” (The Washington Post)

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    Tim P. 03-23-15
    Tim P. 03-23-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great series"

    I have read and have listened to all of the books in this series. Although everyone has their own opinion. I think it is an outstanding series with well developed characters.

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    Mark Cosner 03-20-15
    Mark Cosner 03-20-15
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    "Love all his books"

    Griffin is amazing bringing history and fiction together and working the storylines. All his series of books are amazing. Suggest all read

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    matt 03-09-15
    matt 03-09-15
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    "WEB Griffen"

    being an Army Vet. I absolutely am fascinated by these books. I first started with the brotherhood of war series and being a former aviator enjoyed it more. If you want to read books and like me dont have time then listen to these good stuff.

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    Dave HAYS, KS, United States 02-18-15
    Dave HAYS, KS, United States 02-18-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Brown 1Lt USAR"

    Excellent book. Great representation of the Marine Corps during World War II. I like to follow the characters from book to book

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    R. Hansen Las Vegas, Nevada USA 01-29-15
    R. Hansen Las Vegas, Nevada USA 01-29-15 Member Since 2007

    "The Gadget Guy"

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    "Guns and sex you can't beat it"

    Plot and intertwining of characters along with facts mixed with fiction, all add up to great listening entertainment as you roll down the highway.

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    Keith 01-02-15
    Keith 01-02-15
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    "Disappointed"
    What disappointed you about Call to Arms?

    I enjoyed the first book but not enough to read it again in the second book. This book was too much of a rehash of what happened in the first book...to the point of boredom.


    What was most disappointing about W. E. B. Griffin’s story?

    Been there done that. Not enough of a new story.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    None


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment


    Any additional comments?

    Not enough new material to comment on. I am afraid to try the third book as it might be a rehash of the first two.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jim "The Impatient" Springfield, MO, United States 12-12-14
    Jim "The Impatient" Springfield, MO, United States 12-12-14 Member Since 2015

    I will listen to NO boring book. Old Fav's,Card, King , Hobb. New Fav's, Hill, Scalzi, Sawyer, Interested in Lansdale, Crouch, Konrath

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    "Chick Lit"

    THAT YOU TRUST ME AND LOVE ME
    I listened to book one and wrote a glowing review on it. I bought this book, because I liked book one. At the half way point, we still had not gotten into the war. Seven hours of a military book and no action. Instead the book was a love story. Some of it taken directly out of book one, but in book one where it was a side story, here along with another love story, it takes center stage. I wanted to learn about the war, instead I was told that marines are attracted to sluts and attract sluts.

    FOR SOME REASON YOU BRING OUT THE BITCH IN ME.
    I mentioned in book one that I found it odd that a boy from Pennsylvania, from a poor home, where he was abused and who went no future then high school would speak Chinese. I also mentioned that the Chinese speak many languages with two main languages and the Chinese often have trouble understanding each other. Someone must have pointed this out to Griffin, cause in this book he says the boy speaks two Chinese languages. This seems even more improbable to me. In this book the second main character is a born pilot. In the past he had no interest in planes at all. We are even told that this happens maybe one in one hundred thousand recruits. The instructor had never seen it until our hero shows up. I have two more Griffin books in my library, I sure hope they are as good as book one of this series and that they are believable and not Chick Lit.

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    Marc La Verkin, UT, United States 01-19-14
    Marc La Verkin, UT, United States 01-19-14 Member Since 2011
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    "Griffin make's you think your there"
    What made the experience of listening to Call to Arms the most enjoyable?

    learning a little bit more about how it felt to be there.McCoy and othersare real people.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    McCoy because he's a real person with goods and bads.who rises to his best self.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    the battle in the Philippines.McCoy going there as amessage carrier and then saving the day and leading the Marines to safety is a beautiful story.


    Who was the most memorable character of Call to Arms and why?

    McCoy


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    David The Colony, TX, United States 12-05-12
    David The Colony, TX, United States 12-05-12 Member Since 2011
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    "I am Hooked"
    If you could sum up Call to Arms in three words, what would they be?

    Insightful, Spellbinding, Human


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When Jack Stecker was told his son had died on the Arizona


    Any additional comments?

    Griffin really captures how Wartime impacts all of us, not just the service members. He shows the good and the bad in all of us and how some work through to the good and others do not.

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    Timothy F. Barry Boston Ma 08-20-12
    Timothy F. Barry Boston Ma 08-20-12 Member Since 2013

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    "Back in time"
    What made the experience of listening to Call to Arms the most enjoyable?

    I read/listened to this book before. It's like going back to hear about old friends, in a pivotal point in time long gone by. We are the good guys who fight evil and prevail. A very nice place to visit.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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