NPR American Chronicles: World War II

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: NPR

Narrated By: Neal Conan

Publisher: HighBridge Company

Date: September 2011

Duration: 3 hours 6 minutes

Summary:

NPR reveals remarkable stories of valor, bravery, and survival from the deadliest conflict in history with this vast panorama of interview, memories, and first person accounts from fronts in Europe, the Pacific, and at home. Harrowing, heartbreaking and deeply personal, this collection offers an intimate, engaging way to learn more about the war that changed the world.

Contents:

Introduction by Neal Conan
Voices from the WWII Memorial
Reflections on Germany, Poland, and WWII
The London Blitz
Pearl Harbor: A Personal History
Hearing Voices: A Japanese-American in a WWII Camp
A Mother-in-Law’s WWII Saga
WWII Heroes Recall the Doolittle Raid
Pearl harbor: A Personal History Part 2
The Kitchen Sisters: War & Separation
StoryCorps: My Mother’s Story: Dot the Welder
War in the Pacific
Unbroken by War
Artists of Battlefield Deception: Soldiers of the 23rd
Female WWII Pilots: The Original Fly Girls
A Tuskegee Airman’s Harrowing WWII Tale
Remembrances of D-Day
The “Mad Piper” of Normandy
Kate Nolan, WWII Combat Nurse
WWII Combat Cameraman: ‘The Public Had To Know’
WWII Veterans on the Battle of the Bulge
StoryCorps: Joseph Robertson
Holocaust Survivors Honor Camp Liberator
The Greatest Generation
Remembering the Final Days of World War II
Pilot Remembers Fateful Bombing Mission Over Nagasaki
Thanks, Grandpa Tommy, for Saving the World

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