The final storm : World War II Series, Book 4. / Jeff Shaara.
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- ISBN: 9780307912138 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (16 audio files) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2011.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Paul Michael.
|Summary, etc.:|| The Final Storm opens a new front in Jeff Shaara's gripping chronicle of World War II as soldiers, sailors, and marines sacrifice all for one final push toward decisive victory in the fierce maelstrom of the Pacific theater. As the war in Europe winds down in the wake of the Normandy invasion, the United States has turned its vast military resources toward an all-out effort against the Japanese. In the spring of 1945, Japan's empire has been pressed slowly back toward its home islands, and the Americans mount a furious assault on the last great stepping-stone to Japan itself--the heavily fortified island of Okinawa. The three-month battle will feature some of the most vicious combat of the entire war, as American troops confront an enemy that would rather be slaughtered than experience the shame of surrender. With a narrative dexterity befitting his status as a master storyteller, Shaara relates the story of the struggle for Okinawa through the eyes of...
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