The first wave [BOOK CD] : the D-Day warriors who led the way to victory in World War II
(Audiobook CD)

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Published
New York, New York : Penguin Audio ;, [2019].
Format
Audiobook CD
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
7 sound discs (8 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Status
Hugh Embry Branch Library - BOOKCD - Adult
BKCD 940.54 KERSHAW
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Published
New York, New York : Penguin Audio ;, [2019].
Edition
Unabridged.
Language
English

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Compact discs.
Participants/Performers
Read by Paul Michael.
Description
Beginning in the predawn darkness of June 6, 1944, The First Wave follows the remarkable men who carried out D-Day's most perilous missions. The charismatic, unforgettable cast includes the first American paratrooper to touch down on Normandy soil; the British glider pilot who braved antiaircraft fire to crash-land mere yards from the vital Pegasus Bridge; the Canadian brothers who led their troops onto Juno Beach under withering fire; as well as a French commando, returning to his native land, who fought to destroy German strongholds on Sword Beach and beyond. Readers will experience the sheer grit of the Rangers who scaled Pointe du Hoc and the astonishing courage of the British airborne soldiers who captured the Merville Gun Battery in the face of devastating enemy counterattacks. The first to fight when the stakes were highest and the odds longest, these men would determine the fate of the invasion of Hitler's Fortress Europe--and the very history of the twentieth century. The result is an epic of close combat and extraordinary heroism. It is the capstone Alex Kershaw's remarkable career, built on his close friendships with D-Day survivors and his intimate understanding of the Normandy battlefield. For the seventy-fifth anniversary, here is a fresh take on World War II's longest day.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kershaw, A., & Michael, P. (. (2019). The first wave [BOOK CD]: the D-Day warriors who led the way to victory in World War II (Unabridged.). Penguin Audio ;.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kershaw, Alex and Paul (Actor), Michael. 2019. The First Wave [BOOK CD]: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II. Penguin Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kershaw, Alex and Paul (Actor), Michael. The First Wave [BOOK CD]: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II Penguin Audio, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kershaw, Alex,, and Paul (Actor) Michael. The First Wave [BOOK CD]: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II Unabridged., Penguin Audio ;, 2019.

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