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Freefall

The Airborne Trilogy, Book 2
Narrated by: Peter Noble
Series: The Airborne Trilogy, Book 2, The Airborne Trilogy, Book 2
Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
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Summary

Dreadfully injured in the Arnhem landings, paratrooper Theo Trickey was never expected to survive. Medical Officer Captain Daniel Garland pulled Trickey's comatose body from a pile of corpses, keeping him alive as they were shipped to a prisoner-of-war camp in Germany. 

As Garland discovers, Trickey has had a remarkable war. Boy soldier, commando, paratrooper, intelligence officer - fighting from northern France to the African desert. 

But that's not all. What was Trickey's connection with Germany's greatest general, the recently deceased Erwin Rommel? Why have the Desert Fox's loyalest officers tracked him down, and just what is it that they want Garland to do?

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Brilliant

Superbly written, concept of two angles of narrative was strange at first but once used to the jumping about made absolute sense. Can’t wait for 3rd volume.
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Bloody amazing. As a WW1 and 2 obsessive I'm very fussy when it comes to fiction. Reading the back of Airborne it didn't really grab me to be v nest. However using a credit I decided to have a listen. Well am I glad I did. Easy up there with best WW2 fiction ever written.

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Gripping, detailed, moving brilliance

Up there with some of the best fiction books of World War 2. A must for anyone with a interest in this period of time.

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