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Big Week

The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two
Narrated by: Charles Armstrong
Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
Categories: History, Military
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During the third week of February 1944, the combined Allied air forces launched their first-ever round-the-clock bomber offensive against Germany. 

The aim was to smash the main factories and production centres of the Luftwaffe and draw the German fighter force up into the air and into battle. Officially called Operation ARGUMENT, this monumental air assault very quickly became known simply as Big Week. 

Following the fortunes of pilots, aircrew and civilians from both sides, Big Week is a blistering narrative of one of the most critical periods of the entire war, one that culminated in the largest air battle ever witnessed.

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Excellent.

I always enjoy works by James Holland. There is a sense of urgency in his prose and his audio books are well narrated. Recommended.

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  • Nick Shoubridge
  • 24-03-2019

A good focus on the air war

Adrenaline fuelled first hand accounts and tragic stories, views from both sides, great account of a very important moment in WW2.

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  • Robert Hood
  • 03-03-2019

Full and informative

Have enjoyed the authors previous works and this is just as explorative, informative and places the listener in the era.

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  • D. Williams
  • 17-07-2019

It's all been written before with more flair

Suggest picking up the books from the bibliography for this book instead, they are the better read.

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  • A ANDREWS
  • 06-02-2019

Superb<br />

Superb, couldn't put it down, should be read by everyone against brexit, Great Britain should always stand alone in Europe

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