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The Fleet at Flood Tide - America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945

James D. Hornfischer

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The extraordinary story of the World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the U.S. Navy to the apex of its strength and marked the rise of the United States as a global superpower Winner, Commodore John Barry Book Award, Navy League of the United States • Winner, John Lehman Distinguished Naval Historian Award, Naval Order of the United States With its thunderous assault on the Mariana Islands in June 1944, the United States crossed the threshold of total war. In this tour de force of dramatic storytelling, distilled from extensive research in newly discovered primary sources, James D. Hornfischer brings to life the campaign that was the fulcrum of the drive to compel Tokyo to surrender-and that forever changed the art of modern war. With a close focus on high commanders, front-line combatants, and ordinary people, American and Japanese alike, Hornfischer tells the story of the climactic end of the Pacific War as has never been done before. Here are the epic seaborne invasions of Saipan, Tinian, and Guam, the stunning aerial battles of the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot, the first large-scale use of Navy underwater demolition teams, the largest banzai attack of the war, and the daring combat operations large and small that made possible the strategic bombing offensive culminating in the atomic strikes on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. From the seas of the Central Pacific to the shores of Japan itself, The Fleet at Flood Tide is a stirring, authoritative, and cinematic portrayal of World War II's world-changing finale. Illustrated with original maps and more than 120 dramatic photographs "Quite simply, popular and scholarly military history at its best."-Victor Davis Hanson, author of Carnage and Culture "The dean of World War II naval history . . . In his capable hands, the story races along like an intense thriller. . . . Narrative nonfiction at its finest-a book simply not to be missed."-James M. Scott, Charleston Post and Courier "An impressively lucid account . . . admi

Language:

English

Narrators:

Pete Larkin

Length:

23h 19m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:22


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:24


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:02


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:42


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:42


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:21


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:16


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:00


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:15


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:16


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:43


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:41


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:22


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:54


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:20


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:14


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:08


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:44


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:44


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:32


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:47


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:44


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:26


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:18


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:25


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:22


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:05


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:43


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:38


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:36


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:33


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:22


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:36


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:12


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:12


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:08


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:45


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:59


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:14


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

08:26


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:21


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:07


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

08:25


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:04


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

09:01


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:01


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:02


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:30


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:19


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:40


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:03


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:32


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

08:28


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:12


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

07:49


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

08:45


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

07:16


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

08:07


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:05


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:00


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

08:48


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:04


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:45


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:05


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:51


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

07:13


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:57


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:33


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

07:06


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:17


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:10


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:30


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

08:00


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

07:00


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

07:04


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:32


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:43


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

07:58


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:06


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:49


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:19


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:26


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:25


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

08:21


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:42


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

08:50


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

08:01


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

08:48


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

08:31


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

08:35


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

08:39


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

07:29


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

07:57


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

05:49


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:13


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

04:35


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

04:32


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

08:06


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

05:03


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

05:09


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

08:20


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

07:11


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

05:24


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

09:00


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

05:44


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

05:52


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

05:07


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

07:02


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

06:39


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

06:50


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

07:20


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

03:36


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

07:54


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

05:43


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

04:42


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

06:37


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

05:33


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

04:43


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

07:16


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

08:23


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

07:47


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

07:05


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

07:48


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

08:13


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

08:18


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

08:18


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

05:36


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

05:36


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

06:56


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

04:55


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

05:59


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

05:19


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

08:26


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

06:46


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

08:46


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

07:27


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

08:40


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

07:21


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

05:47


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

04:09


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

08:36


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

08:30


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

04:47


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

04:59


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

04:21


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

04:05


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

06:06


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

08:46


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

06:22


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

06:21


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

07:36


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

08:40


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

05:19


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

03:51


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

06:11


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

07:32


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

04:39


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

04:55


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

04:50


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

08:04


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

06:52


Chapter 164
Chapter 164

06:45


Chapter 165
Chapter 165

03:12


Chapter 166
Chapter 166

06:32


Chapter 167
Chapter 167

05:30


Chapter 168
Chapter 168

06:00


Chapter 169
Chapter 169

04:55


Chapter 170
Chapter 170

07:12


Chapter 171
Chapter 171

05:19


Chapter 172
Chapter 172

04:59


Chapter 173
Chapter 173

04:38


Chapter 174
Chapter 174

05:20


Chapter 175
Chapter 175

04:08


Chapter 176
Chapter 176

06:50


Chapter 177
Chapter 177

05:50


Chapter 178
Chapter 178

07:35


Chapter 179
Chapter 179

06:20


Chapter 180
Chapter 180

06:40


Chapter 181
Chapter 181

04:08


Chapter 182
Chapter 182

05:36


Chapter 183
Chapter 183

04:52


Chapter 184
Chapter 184

06:32


Chapter 185
Chapter 185

05:34


Chapter 186
Chapter 186

04:39


Chapter 187
Chapter 187

04:58


Chapter 188
Chapter 188

05:59


Chapter 189
Chapter 189

08:05


Chapter 190
Chapter 190

07:58


Chapter 191
Chapter 191

06:28


Chapter 192
Chapter 192

06:24


Chapter 193
Chapter 193

07:43


Chapter 194
Chapter 194

05:02


Chapter 195
Chapter 195

05:17


Chapter 196
Chapter 196

07:38


Chapter 197
Chapter 197

08:34


Chapter 198
Chapter 198

07:14


Chapter 199
Chapter 199

06:27

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