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    • Storm over Leyte

    • The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese Navy
    • By: John Prados
    • Narrated by: Ricard Ferrone
    • Length: 16 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    As Allied ships prepared for the invasion of the Philippine island of Leyte, every available warship, submarine, and airplane was placed on alert while Japanese admiral Kurita Takeo stalked Admiral William F. Halsey's unwitting American armada. It was the beginning of the epic Battle of Leyte Gulf - the greatest naval battle in history.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good history book, bad choice for audio book

    • By R. Denton on 08-20-16
    • The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese Navy
    • By: John Prados
    • Narrated by: Ricard Ferrone
    • Length: 16 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 07-05-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 67 ratings

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Islands of Destiny

    • By: John Prados
    • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 17 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Acclaimed WWII historian and military intelligence expert John Prados offers a provocative reassessment of the Allies’ battle for the Solomon Islands - a turbulent, dramatic campaign that, he argues, was the true turning point of the Pacific conflict.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Way too much detail

    • By Eric on 01-15-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Ghosts of Langley

    • Into the CIA's Heart of Darkness
    • By: John Prados
    • Narrated by: Charles Constant
    • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    The Ghosts of Langley is a provocative and panoramic new history of the Central Intelligence Agency that relates the agency's current predicament to its founding and earlier years, telling the story of the agency through the eyes of key figures in CIA history, including some of its most troubling covert actions around the world. It reveals how the agency, over seven decades, has resisted government accountability, going rogue in a series of highly questionable ventures that reach their apotheosis with secret overseas prisons and torture programs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great book

    • By Purchaser on 11-09-17

    Regular price: $30.09