Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers


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(4.5 stars; 11 reviews)

These 12 stories give a personal portrait of twelve famous soldiers from the past two centuries. Each story explores the early life of the soldier —to trace his career up from boyhood through the formative years. Such data serves to explain the great soldier of later years. Summary compiled from the preface of the book. (Summary by philchenevert)

(6 hr 6 min)

Chapters

00 - Preface 2:56 Read by Maria Therese
01 - Washington, part 1 13:26 Read by Stephanie Lee
02 - Washington, part 2 15:59 Read by Stephanie Lee
03 - Grant, part 1 19:53 Read by Richard Kilmer
04 - Grant, part 2 19:13 Read by Richard Kilmer
05 - Lee, part 1 20:31 Read by Richard Kilmer
06 - Lee, part 2 18:14 Read by Richard Kilmer
07 - Napoleon, part 1 15:28 Read by Stephanie Lee
08 - Napoleon, part 2 14:12 Read by Stephanie Lee
09 - Wellington, part 1 15:00 Read by Richard Kilmer
10 - Wellington, part 2 17:39 Read by Richard Kilmer
11 - Gordon, part 1 17:45 Read by hearhis
12 - Gordon, part 2 17:45 Read by hearhis
13 - Roberts, part 1 11:53 Read by Shiromi
14 - Roberts, part 2 13:07 Read by Shiromi
15 - Kitchener, part 1 16:01 Read by Richard Kilmer
16 - Kitchener, part 2 18:19 Read by Richard Kilmer
17 - Haig, part 1 10:22 Read by Stephanie Lee
18 - Haig, part 2 11:53 Read by Stephanie Lee
19 - Joffre, part 1 11:28 Read by Adam Tomkins
20 - Joffre, part 2 11:51 Read by Adam Tomkins
21 - Foch, part 1 10:33 Read by Becky Cook
22 - Foch, part 2 12:32 Read by Becky Cook
23 - Pershing, part 1 13:36 Read by Kancamagus
24 - Pershing, part 2 16:46 Read by Kancamagus

Reviews

great book. good reading.

(5 stars)

Great listen. Helped pass the time on a long drive.

All Heroic

(4.5 stars)

It's so refreshing to hear stories of this caliber. Thank you