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    • Somme

    • Into the Breach
    • By: Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 19 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    No conflict better encapsulates all that went wrong on the Western Front than the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The tragic loss of life and stoic endurance by troops who walked towards their death is an iconic image which will be hard to ignore during the centennial year. Despite this, this book shows the extent to which the Allied armies were in fact able repeatedly to break through the German front lines.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A gentle look at a horrific subject

    • By Morr Rabbit on 02-27-17

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Dunkirk

    • Fight to the Last Man
    • By: Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 21 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Hugh Sebag-Montefiore's Dunkirk: Fight to the Last Man tells the story of the rescue in May 1940 of British soldiers fleeing capture and defeat by the Nazis at Dunkirk. Dunkirk was not just about what happened at sea and on the beaches. The evacuation would never have succeeded had it not been for the tenacity of the British soldiers who stayed behind to ensure they got away. Men like Sergeant Major Gus Jennings, who died smothering a German stick bomb in the church at Esquelbecq in an effort to save his comrades.

    Regular price: $26.85