The Bedford Boys: One American Town's Ultimate D-Day Sacrifice

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Alex Kershaw

Narrated By: William Dufris

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: April 2004

Duration: 8 hours 21 minutes


The Bedford Boys is the astonishing true story of twenty-one young men who were killed during the first horrifying minutes of D-Day and the friends and families they left behind in the small town of Bedford. Twenty-one sons killed-no other town in America suffered a greater loss in one day. It is an unforgettable story of triumph, courage, and tragedy based on extensive interviews with survivors and relatives as well as diaries and letters. Alex Kershaw's remarkable book brings to vivid, heartbreaking life the hitherto untold story of one small American town, their sons, and the brutal, bloody war that deprived them of their futures.

"A powerful reminder of the human cost of war."--Washington Post