Cornelius Ryan – The Longest Day


The classic account of the Allied invasion of Normandy….

The Longest Dayis Cornelius Ryans unsurpassed account of D-day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history. In this compelling tale of courage and heroism, glory and tragedy, Ryan painstakingly re-creates the fateful hours that preceded and followed the massive invasion of Normandy to retell the story of an epic battle that would turn the tide against world fascism and free Europe from the grip of Nazi Germany.

This book, first published in 1959, is a must for anyone who loves history, as well as for anyone who wants to better understand how free nations prevailed at a time when darkness enshrouded the earth.

Author: Cornelius Ryan
Narrator: Clive Chafer
Duration: 8 hours 46 minutes
Released: 12 Feb 2003
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Language: English

User Review:

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Excellent book, but the reading leaves much to be desired. Droning, without much inflection. Very moving, all the same.