The Liri Valley

Canada's World War II Breakthrough to Rome
Narrated by: William Dufris
Length: 17 hrs and 8 mins
Categories: History, Americas
4.3 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

For the Allied armies fighting their way up the Italian boot in early 1944, Rome was the prize that could only be won through a massive offensive. Military historian Mark Zuehlke returns to the Mediterranean theater of World War II with this gripping tribute to the Canadians who opened the way for the Allies to take Rome. The book is a fitting testament to the bravery of soldiers like the badly wounded Captain Pierre Potvin, who survived more than 30 hours alone on the battlefield.

©2004 Mark Zuehlke (P)2011 Audible, Inc.

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Great content - fast speaker

The narration overall, more the tempo, was too fast to grasp each battle scenario. If it was read a bit slower, the story would have been easier to follow.