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    • I Will Hold

    • The Story of USMC Legend Clifton B. Cates from Belleau Wood to Victory in the Great War
    • By: James Carl Nelson
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    The incredible true story of Clifton B. "Lucky" Cates, whose service in World War I and beyond made him a legend in the annals of the Marine Corps. Cates knew that he and his small band of marines were in a desperate spot. Before handing the note over to a runner, he added three words that would resound through Marine Corps history: I WILL HOLD.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I Cannot Hold!

    • By Matthew on 10-22-16
    • The Story of USMC Legend Clifton B. Cates from Belleau Wood to Victory in the Great War
    • By: James Carl Nelson
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 09-06-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 58 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Polar Bear Expedition

    • The Heroes of America's Forgotten Invasion of Russia, 1918-1919
    • By: James Carl Nelson
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    An extraordinary lost chapter in the history of World War I: the story of America’s year-long invasion of Russia, in which a contingency of brave soldiers fought the Red Army and brutal conditions during the fall and winter of 1918-1919. 

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Five Lieutenants

    • The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I
    • By: James Carl Nelson
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Blaisdell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
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      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Delving deep into the motivations, horrific experiences, and ultimate fates of this Harvard-educated quintet - and by extension, of the brilliant young officer class that left its collegiate and postcollegiate pursuits to enlist in the army and lead America’s rough-and-ready doughboys - Five Lieutenants presents a unique, timeless, and fascinating account of citizen soldiers at war and of the price these extraordinary men paid while earnestly giving all they had in an effort to end "the war to end all wars."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Educated men at War

    • By Jean on 11-19-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Remains of Company D

    • A Story of the Great War
    • By: James Carl Nelson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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    Haunted by an ancestor’s tale of near death on a distant battlefield, James Carl Nelson set out in pursuit of the scraps of memory of his grandfather’s small infantry unit. Years of travel across the world led to the retrieval of unpublished personal papers, obscure memoirs, and communications from numerous Doughboys as well as original interviews of the descendents of his grandfather’s comrades in arms.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • WWI Recreated by a Grandson

    • By Charles Fred Smith on 08-11-10

    Regular price: $23.07