Seven Roads to Hell

  • by Donald R. Burgett
  • Narrated by David Guion
  • 1 hrs and 57 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In December 1944, Hitler launched a desperate massive counterstrike at the Allies, with 38 German divisions slamming through American lines. Then the 101st Airborne was thrown into the fight. Fresh from 72 brutal days of combat in Holland, with little food and ammunition, the Screaming Eagles struck back - and stunned the German forces. Then the real battle for the town of Bastogne - and its seven key roads - began... This powerful, action-packed memoir puts us in the middle of the legendary fighting force known as the Screaming Eagles. Along the way, Donald R. Burgett, just 19 years old at the time of the battle, vividly captures some of the most horrific action of World War II. From point-blank tank assaults to hand-to-hand combat, Private Burgett and his cold, hungry, and wounded fellow paratroopers stood against an overwhelming enemy force - and won the battle that secured victory for the Allies in World War II.

More

See More Like This

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

A Great Listen for the WWII History Buff.

5 stars isn't enough. You'll feel the whine of the bullets and feel the thump of the explosions as Narrator David Guion takes you through some of the bloodiest combat in World War II. Writing as a survivor of the Bulge, author Donald Burgett gives us a "you are there" dimension to the daily life and experience of the combat soldier in the European Theatre. This is some of the finest historical writing of the combat experience in WWII. If you've ever wondered what combat is like, get this book.
Read full review

- John

Back to the Bulge

This first person account is well done as it describes one American's stand at Bastogne in the winter of 1944. The story is detailed from the infantryman's viewpoint and packs a great deal into about an hour's narrative. It is not intended as a treatise on the strategic or major operational history of the Bulge but deals with the view from one foxhole.
Read full review

- Charles Fred Smith

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-06-2001
  • Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio