A Dawn Like Thunder
The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight
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Digital Audiobook (12/7/2008)
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Compact Disc (11/1/2008)
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One of the great untold stories of World War II finally comes to light in this thrilling account of the members of Torpedo Squadron Eight and their heroic efforts in helping an outmatched U.S. fleet win critical victories at Midway and Guadalcanal. These thirty-five American men-many flying outmoded aircraft-changed the course of history, going on to become the war's most decorated naval air squadron, while suffering the heaviest losses in U.S. naval aviation history. Robert J. Mrazek paints moving portraits of the men in the squadron and exposes a shocking cover-up that cost many lives. Filled with thrilling scenes of battle, betrayal, and sacrifice, A Dawn Like Thunder is destined to become a classic in the literature of World War II.
Praise For A Dawn Like Thunder: The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight…
"Dick Hill gives this work an excellent reading.... His expressive and easygoing manner makes the art of narration seem effortless." ---AudioFile
Tantor Audio, 9781400108794
Publication Date: November 1, 2008
About the Author
Robert J. Mrazek, a navy veteran and former congressman, is the author of "Stonewall's Gold" and "Unholy Fire."
Reader of over four hundred audiobooks, Dick Hill has won three coveted Audie Awards and been nominated numerous times. He is also the recipient of several "AudioFile" Earphones Awards. "AudioFile" includes Dick on their prestigious list of Golden Voices.