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    • Longest Year

    • America at War and at Home in 1944
    • By: Victor Brooks
    • Narrated by: Travis Smith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    The D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe, launched on June 6, 1944, is widely referred to as the longest day of World War Two. Historian Victor Brooks argues that 1944 was, in effect, the longest year for Americans of that era both in terms of United States casualties and in deciding the outcome of war itself.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hell Is Upon Us

    • D-Day in the Pacific - Saipan to Guam, June to August 1944
    • By: Victor Brooks
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    June 14, 1944, just nine days after the D-Day invasion of Normandy, another mighty fleet steamed towards its own D-Day landing. A huge U.S. flotilla of 800 ships carrying 162,000 men was about to attempt to smash into the outer defenses of the Japanese Empire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story of an important battle

    • By J. R. Stubbs on 09-17-10
    • D-Day in the Pacific - Saipan to Guam, June to August 1944
    • By: Victor Brooks
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 09-25-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 54 ratings

    Regular price: $17.95