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Narrator had great 'radio voice' and it was a pleasure to listen, no shrill or irritating tones were present.
Really informative and written in a journalistic voice which makes the material seem dryly 'matter-of-fact'
at times. However, the recounting of the events of the 'great war', called for a linear retelling of people, places and events. The author was not taking sides in retrospect and avoids the temptation to editorialize over what one party may have done to the other in the first 'global conflict'.
Overall a worthwhile read.
Performance: Very good, no issues.
Content: Given that we are in the centennial of WWI, there are no shortages of new and re-printed books of this conflict. I wanted to read about the AEF since there was, and I assume there still is, controversy about the mistakes and achievements of AEF and General Pershing's leadership. My best take away was how on difficult it was for him to deploy, train, equip, and send into the battle US forces, independently, or with allied forces. I am still not sure if his decisions were correct but I see from this book the great difficulty on his mind and body he had in commanding such a large force in this new war.