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  • Snow & Steel

  • The Battle of the Bulge 1944-45
  • By: Peter Caddick-Adams
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer, Tim Reynolds
  • Length: 31 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 164
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164

Between December 16, 1944 and January 15, 1945, American forces found themselves entrenched in the heavily forested Ardennes region of Belgium, France, and Luxembourg defending against an advancing German army amid freezing temperatures, deep snow, and dense fog. Operation Herbstnebel - Autumn Mist - was a massive German counter-offensive that stunned the Allies in its scope and intensity.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • fascinating and thorough, painful narration

  • By richard on 01-05-15

Ugh.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-15-17

Ridiculously overpronounced and mispronounced German and French place names, personal names and ranks. Painful at times to listen to in spite of the well written story. The book is superb, the reader, not so much.

  • Midnight in the Pacific

  • Guadalcanal - The World War II Battle That Turned the Tide of War
  • By: Joseph Wheelan
  • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
  • Length: 16 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188

Published on the 75th anniversary of the battle and utilizing vivid accounts written by the combatants at Guadalcanal, along with marine corps and army archives and oral histories, Midnight in the Pacific is both a sweeping narrative and a compelling drama of individual marines, soldiers, and sailors caught in the crosshairs of history.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Don't start here or you'll be confused.

  • By Doctor Bob on 08-13-17

Well written!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-15-17

Excellent story and very enjoyable. The reader did an exceptional job and I looked forward the each chapter.

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