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1944 [electronic resource] : FDR and the Year That Changed History. Jay Winik.

Winik, Jay. (Author). Morey, Arthur. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781442388024 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (22 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2015.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Arthur Morey.
Summary, etc.: New York Times bestselling author Jay Winik brings to life in gripping detail the year 1944, which determined the outcome of World War II and put more pressure than any other on an ailing yet determined President Roosevelt.It was not inevitable that World War II would end as it did, or that it would even end well. 1944 was a year that could have stymied the Allies and cemented Hitler's waning power. Instead, it saved those democracies?but with a fateful cost. Now, in a superbly told story, Jay Winik, the acclaimed author of April 1865 and The Great Upheaval, captures the epic images and extraordinary history as never before. 1944 witnessed a series of titanic events: FDR at the pinnacle of his wartime leadership as well as his reelection, the planning of Operation Overlord with Churchill and Stalin, the unprecedented D-Day invasion, the liberation of Paris and the horrific Battle of the Bulge, and the tumultuous conferences that finally...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 598571 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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