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    • Decision in Normandy

    • By: Carlo D’Este
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
    • Length: 16 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Field Marshal Montgomery’s battle plan for Normandy, following the D-day landings on June 6, 1944, resulted in one of the most controversial campaigns of the Second World War. Carlo D’Este’s acclaimed book gives the fullest possible account of the conception and execution of Montgomery’s plan, with all its problems and complexities. It brings to light information from diaries, papers, and letters that were not available in Montgomery’s lifetime and draws on interviews with senior officers who were involved in the campaign.....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good history choice to listen to

    • By William on 10-05-14

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Warlord

    • A Life of Churchill at War, 1874 - 1945
    • By: Carlo D’Este
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
    • Length: 30 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Carlo D'Este's brilliant biography examines Winston Churchill through the prism of his military service as both a soldier and a warlord: a descendant of Marlborough who, despite never having risen above the rank of lieutenant colonel, came eventually to direct Britain's military campaigns as prime minister and defeated Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito for the democracies.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story - abysmal reading!

    • By Vince M. on 04-14-13
    • A Life of Churchill at War, 1874 - 1945
    • By: Carlo D’Este
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
    • Length: 30 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 07-09-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 40 ratings

    Regular price: $38.46