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    • We Die Alone

    • A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance
    • By: David Howarth
    • Narrated by: Stuart Langton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230

    It begins with an ambushed commando raid that leaves all but one of the expatriate resistance fighters dead or captured. Though wounded, Jan Baalsrud, the sole survivor, takes off on a courageous, incredible trek into the wilds of the Lyngen Alps, while the Nazis pursue him relentlessly. He suffers frostbite, snowblindness, and a terrible fall in an avalanche. At last, delirious and near death, he chances on to a cabin, where the first in a series of remarkably brave and clever men and women come to his aid.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An unbelievable journey

    • By Erik on 12-14-08

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Dawn of D-Day

    • These Men Were There, June 6, 1944
    • By: David Howarth
    • Narrated by: James Lurie
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    June 6, 1944, is one of the most famous dates in world history, and, as David Howarth shows, a defining date in countless personal histories. In this intimate chronicle, the 7,000 vessels, 12,000 aircraft, and 750,000 men committed on D-Day are taken for granted. Instead, we see D-Day through the eyes of the men on the ground as Howarth weaves together the larger story of the beginning of the battle of Normandy with the stories of the beachhead itself.

    Regular price: $19.95