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The Majors

Brotherhood of War Series, Book 3
Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
Series: Brotherhood of War, Book 3
Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
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Dien Bien Phu. Saigon. Hanoi. In 1954, they were only exotic names from a French campaign halfway around the world. But now American fighting men - proven on the bloody beaches of Normandy and in the minefields of Korea - are summoned to help beat back the guerilla forces of Ho Chi Minh. To some, the “secret” war in Indochina was the depth of folly. To others, like the majors, it pointed to the heights of glory.

©1983 W. E. B. Griffin (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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A splendid telling of military men and the environment of the story of the earliest days of Army Aviation. An excellent representation of the good and bad of the men who bring forth major changes in the military services.

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More great Griffin

Following Griffin’s wonderful characters is a true delight. Can’t wait to continue with the colonels.

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  • Bret
  • Westlake, Ohio
  • 06-03-18

Love it!

I read this series from the beginning back when I was young and in the Navy. Went on to fly for the airlines but regretted not making the service a career. My early years at the airlines found me with men who were part of our nations military as far back as Korea and I met many men who had fought in WW2 who were retired but still flying privately or working to restore old warbirds. This series, although fictional does correspond to the hours and hours of conversations I had with these men. What a truly remarkable time in history. I definitely recommend these well written and entertaining books. The narrator is excellent and captures the characters personalities exceptionally well.

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Great story but too much gratuitous sex & language

Great story but too much gratuitous sex & language. Main characters are nearly all focused on sex

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Another Great Story to the Series

W.E.B. Griffin articulates a great continuing story of an individual who moves through the ranks of the military and becomes a Field Grade Officer. W.E.B. Griffin portrays the responsibilities that an individual obtains at a higher level pay grade within the military very well.

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I am enjoying this series more than The Corps

One of the best characters Ive encountered is Lowell Craig. His antics make me laugh, cry, and wish the best for him. He is a very complex person and I hive kudos to Mr. Griffin for his creation. even tjough he is blonde, I visually cast Keanu Reeves as Lowell because of the performers portrayal.

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voice stoppedst chapter 43 it read BUFFERING

Would you try another book from W. E. B. Griffin and/or Eric G. Dove?

story good but lost ending no sound no voice

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not in the story in the voice it went blank

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story was good

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Majors?

I would like to know how it ended

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I wanr credit for the book

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great book

the whole series is outstanding very entertaining i highly recommend it well worth a listen

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Absolutely excellent!

Just as before but maybe even more so, I cannot wait to listen to the next book in this wonderful series! I truly appreciate that the author brings in interesting female characters as well, but these stories have an overall depth of character that can be appreciated by anyone.

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Great story but not a fan of narrator

Love the story but it's narrator can't pronounce the terms properly and it is an irritation.