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PEARL HARBOR CHRISTMAS A World at War, December 1941

by | Read by Malcolm Hillgartner

History • 5.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

Starting with the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and continuing through the creation of the United Nations at the start of 1942, Stanley Weintraub tracks the first days of U.S. involvement in WWII. Narrated by Malcolm Hilgartner, the account has the urgency of news bulletins as it juxtaposes battles and diplomatic efforts with holiday preparations. He gives figures such as Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt appropriates tones of gravitas in a historic meeting. Bringing alive a last Christmas of plenty before wartime deprivations hit the U.S. public foreshadows the dramatic effects of WWII. The book reveals December 1941 as a key month in U.S. history. J.A.S. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2011]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 9781455109012 $24.95 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781455109029 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781455109043 multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2011

CS ISBN 9781455108992 $44.95 • Four cassettes

CD ISBN 9781455109005 $55.00 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781455109029 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

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