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Battlefields

Narrated by: Richard Holmes
Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
Categories: History, Second World War
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Summary

Battlefields is what every Richard Holmes fan has been waiting for. Richard Holmes skilfully clarifies the complexities of four major World War II military campaigns: El Alamein, Italy, Arnhem, and the Battle of Britain (the Main Offensive). In this fascinating and brilliantly articulated study of war, he recreates what it was really like to be in the midst of bloody conflict from letters, diaries, and interviews with soldiers awarded campaign medals for their heroism during World War II.

©2012 Richard Holmes (P)2001 AudioGO Ltd

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Enjoyed it very much. Wish it had been longer and covered the war at sea.