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A Dawn Like Thunder - The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight-logo

A Dawn Like Thunder - The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight

Robert J. Mrazek

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.

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.
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Genres:

History

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dick Hill

Length:

15h 29m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

11:36


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:49:06


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

23:36


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:10:50


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:01:16


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

53:52


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

47:52


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:09:56


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

39:03


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

33:23


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:01:46


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

24:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

56:46


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

45:16


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

28:35


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

01:12:08


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

00:26