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  • The Jedburghs

  • The Secret History of the Allied Special Forces, France 1944
  • By: Will Irwin
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 116
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

The first full history of the pioneering Special Forces units of World War II, dropped behind German lines into France to assist with the D-Day landings, told by a former U.S. Special Forces colonel with unique access to surviving veterans.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really Enjoyed It

  • By Alex on 01-19-06

Great Story But Poor Recording

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Reviewed: 07-01-17

The story was great and I enjoyed learning a lot about the role of Special Forces in World War II but the recording was terrible. The volume levels change dramatically throughout the recording, especially in the beginning, and make listening unpleasant at times. Nonetheless I loved hearing about the unconventional warfare mission during the Second World War and how it worked in support of conventional objectives.