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The Moonlit Road and Other Stories written by Various Classic Ghost Authors performed by Jonathan Keeble, Clare Anderson, Garrick Hagon and Kate Harper on Audio CD (Abridged)

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Ambrose Bierce's collection of short stories of the supernatural and macabre Can Such Things Be? was first published in 1893 and republished in a revised edition in 1910. This selection contains two of his most famous tales: "The Moonlit Road" and "The Death of Halpin Frayser" together with 10 others: "John Mortonson's Funeral", "One Summer Night", "A Baby Tramp", "A Diagnosis of Death",

D-Day The Road to Normandy written by BBC Archives performed by Jonathan Keeble on Audio CD (Abridged)

D-Day The Road to Normandy written by BBC Archives performed by Jonathan Keeble on Audio CD (Abridged)
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ISBN:  9781910281109
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  War
Duration:  120 mins
Length:  Abridged
Author:  BBC Archives
Narrator 1:  Jonathan Keeble
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Firsthand accounts by those who planned and took part in the Normandy landings, and eyewitness reports from BBC correspondents travelling with the troops on 6 June, 1944. In 1940, after the evacuation of the British army from Dunkirk, Winston Churchill vowed that Allied Forces would return to "cleanse Europe of the Nazi Pestilence". The logistics of Operation Overlord were daunting, but an inspired campaign of...

deception successfully diverted Hitler’s attention away from the Normandy beaches until it was too late. Rommel had privately declared the battle must won in the first 24 hours or it would be the beginning of the end for Germany. By midnight on D-Day, a beachhead had been established.

The Allies were back in Europe, and Rommel was right. The reminiscences of civilians, military strategists, German officers, and Allied servicemen powerfully evoke the events of 70 years ago. The courage of the troops is evident, yet their individual stories reveal their deepest fears.

Some were haunted by the carnage, others exhilarated by the action, but, in the words of one officer," obviously there were tragic moments, frightening moments too, but on the whole it had to be done and we did it.

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