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    • Forgotten Voices of the Blitz and the Battle for Britain

    • The Blitz
    • By: Joshua Levine, The Imperial War Museum
    • Narrated by: Simon MacCorkindale
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    From July to September 1940 the British people watched the From July to September 1940, the British people watched the Battle of Britain play out in the skies above them, aware that the eventual outcome would decide their fate. From September through to the following May, Hitler attempted to "blitz" London and other major cities into submission. For a year, the citizens of Britain were effectively front-line soldiers in a battle that united the country against a hated enemy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating book

    • By BookMania on 28-09-17

    Regular price: £11.99

    • On a Wing and a Prayer

    • The Untold Story of the First Heroes of the Air
    • By: Joshua Levine
    • Narrated by: Joshua Levine
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Few are aware of the risks that the pioneering airmen of the First World War took. On a Wing and a Prayer is a narrative history that conveys the perils of those early days, the thrills of learning to fly, and the horrors of war in the air at a time when pilots carried little defensive armament and no parachutes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A gem of engaging personal accounts

    • By Stephen on 10-09-10

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dunkirk

    • The History Behind the Major Motion Picture
    • By: Joshua Levine
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble, Leighton Pugh
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    The epic true story of Dunkirk - now a major motion picture, written and directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy and Mark Rylance. In 1940, at the French port of Dunkirk, more than 300,000 trapped Allied troops were dramatically rescued from destruction at the hands of Nazi Germany by an extraordinary seaborne evacuation. The true history of the soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians involved in the nine-day skirmish has passed into legend.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Jim__Leeder on 22-07-17

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Forgotten Voices of the Blitz and the Battle for Britain

    • The Battle for Britain
    • By: Joshua Levine, The Imperial War Museum
    • Narrated by: Simon MacCorkindale
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    As Hitler proceeded with his invasion plans, code-named Operation Sealion, he knew that the RAF must not be allowed to threaten the invading forces as they crossed the Channel. It was clear that they would have to be brought to battle and defeated. Still hopeful of a settlement, Hitler believed that a sustained aerial attack, coupled with a U-Boat blockade, might bring Britain to the negotiating table.

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Forgotten Voices of the Blitz and the Battle for Britain

    • Dunkirk and the Threat of Invasion
    • By: Joshua Levine, The Imperial War Museum
    • Narrated by: Simon MacCorkindale
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    On the day that Winston Churchill replaced Neville Chamberlain as prime minister, Germany invaded Holland and Belgium. Despite all the efforts of the Allied armies, Hitler's powerful Panzer divisions smashed their way through to the French coast. For the retreating British Expeditionary Force, Dunkirk was the only practical point of departure, and on May 26, the order for total evacuation, Operation Dynamo, was given.

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Dunkerque [Dunkirk]

    • By: Joshua Levine
    • Narrated by: Alejandro Vargas-Lugo
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Pronto una gran película de Christopher Nolan.La épica historia de Dunkirk, mayo de 1940: cuando más de 300.000 tropas aliadas atrapadas fueron dramáticamente rescatadas de la destrucción a manos de la Alemania Nazi por una extraordinaria evacuación vía marítima.

    Regular price: £26.79