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Team Yankee Audiobook

Team Yankee: A Novel of World War III

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Publisher's Summary

During the second half of the 20th century, East and West stood on the brink of war. Nowhere was this more evident than in Central Germany, where 10,000 tanks belonging to NATO stood ready to resist a ground attack spearheaded by 40,000 Warsaw Pact tanks. It was a war that never was. But what if it had? How would the opening days of World War III played out?

Team Yankee, the New York Times best-seller by Harold Coyle, presents a glimpse of what it would have been like for the soldiers who would have had to meet the relentless onslaught of Soviet and Warsaw Pact divisions. Using the geo-political and military scenarios described by General Sir John Hackett, former NORTHAG commander and author of World War Three; August 1985, Team Yankee follows the war as seen from the turret of Captain Sean Bannon's tank.

Through Bannon's eyes, and those of the men belonging to his tank heavy combat team, the listener lives through the first 14 days of World War III. The action is vivid and exciting, the tension palpable. Defeat and death are as close as victory.

©2016 Harold Coyle (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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    R G Briggs 23/09/2016
    R G Briggs 23/09/2016 Member Since 2009
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    "More from Harold Coyle, please"
    Any additional comments?

    This is the second title from Harold Coyle I have listened to on Audible and I have enjoyed both

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • Sherman
    13/10/16
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    "Team Yankee ...Final available in audio unabridged"

    A great war of World War III in which US and NATO face Russia and Warsaw Pact in Europe. A bit dated as it was written some 30 years ago and the cold war has ended. However recent events happening in Europe today may still make the story relevant in todays world.
    The story POV from tankers seems realistic and believable, as well as the tactics described.
    I have read the book many times and listened to the abridged audio version narrated by Charles Durning repeatedly. Cronin's narration was fine in all respects, I just miss Durning's voice and characterization. That was the sole reason I gave a 4 star for performance.
    The unabridged audio version has been a long time coming. Thanks to all who made it possible.
    Sherman

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Samuel
    Kyle, TX, United States
    28/09/16
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    "Great Book"

    There is nothing better than to read or listen to a book written by one in the know. This book was hard to turn off and split between two days. The tactics and terminology was right on and believable. Great job, sir

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Maxster
    Queens NY
    14/11/16
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    "Great book, loved it from page one...."
    What did you love best about Team Yankee?

    The story line - it was just captivating, it puts you in the middle of the action and pulls no punches


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    The tank commander - the Hero - he was what a hero is supposed to be - loyal, brave, smart, thinks out of the box, and is always successfully.


    Which character – as performed by James Patrick Cronin – was your favorite?

    The tank commander - the Hero


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It evoked several emotions including laughter, sadness and empathy.


    Any additional comments?

    I can't wait to read more books form this author

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • MattHavoc
    08/11/16
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    "Loved the story"
    Would you listen to Team Yankee again? Why?

    Yes, I may have missed some stuff


    Have you listened to any of James Patrick Cronin’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes he is awesome in all the books I have listened too.


    Any additional comments?

    Only problem I had with the book is the facts on the equipment the were inaccurate. Such as that the Russians didn't have Night Vision, yet they had the T72 tank. The T72 tank first went into service in late 1973. Yet the Russians had night vision earlier than 1960. In fact night vision devices where first available to the military around 1939. I know it is just a story and entertainment, but stuff like that bugs me. I think if you are going to write about it, then you should either know about it, or research it. Besides that, a fun a book to read.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • ROBERT GOFF
    26/10/16
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    "A little shallow"

    too predictable. not enough depth. Tom Clancy light! I may explore another title by author

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    07/12/16
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    "A great classic"

    This is a classic from a different time. I would love to read a version with Trump and Puttin. Also including current weapsons.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Hookecho
    05/12/16
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    "Good Book, Horrible Audio Book"
    What would have made Team Yankee better?

    had it not started playing music just after "This Is Audible......" then it starts playing snippets of music and jump rapidly to the 2 hour mark then locks up.....other than that?


    What was most disappointing about Harold Coyle’s story?

    read the book in the 80's......I have no idea how the audio book is....the file is mashed


    Would you be willing to try another one of James Patrick Cronin’s performances?

    who? all I hear is someone spinning a radio dial thru stations........


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    I remember it as a great book when I read it long ago......this audio book is un-listenable


    Any additional comments?

    if your going to "blast" all my social media with a title to buy.....when I actually buy said title, try to make sure a mouse hasnt eaten the audio file....the other 2 audio books bought at the same time.....work fine, in fact I'm listening to one of them now as I type this

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Frederick A Camacho
    01/12/16
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    "outstanding"

    loved it. By far the entertaining military book I've had. Harold Coyle is an accomplished author.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Michael Jacobi
    Michigan
    27/11/16
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    "WW3 From A Tankers POV"

    Story was quite good when first released in print. However it is now pretty dated. For example the matchup between the Abrams (first iteration) and the Russian T-72 tank is depicted as pretty much even match. Thanks to the outcome of the Gulf War, we now know that in any such confrontation the T-72 is pretty much toast. Also not much attention is paid to the impact of close air support from helicopters like the Cobra and aircraft like the A-10. Overall, a nice depiction of how American and NATO Forces would have faced off against the Soviet Union's Warsaw pact forces in a European confrontation. Pretty interesting look back at what (thank God) never happened.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Chris Fowlie
    Grande Prairie, Canada
    24/11/16
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    "Entertaining and believable war story"

    I enjoyed this book quite a bit. Packed full of military order of battle jargon and realistic portrayals of 80s military equipment (as far as I know anyway). I appreciated the fast pace of the story that kept the action moving forward. Highly recommended for fans of military techno-thrillers.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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