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An easy, detailed, and enjoyable read. I was a history major at UCLA, so I can honestly say that you will learn more about the American Revolution by reading this book than you will by spending thousands of dollars on a University education.
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If you could sum up Washington’s Immortals in three words, what would they be?
Immortals - American Spartans
What was one of the most memorable moments of Washington’s Immortals?
The Immortals' "300" Moment - The Battle of Brooklyn - The Dauntless Marylanders fight and sacrifice, against all odds, to change the course of the Revolution - as they continue to do throughout eight years of war.
What does William Hughes bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
WASHINGTON'S IMMORTALS is a true masterpiece. Patrick O'Donnell has an inimitable style, breathing life into these courageous men who lived centuries ago. The author writes cinematically, capturing the reader at the outset, and never letting go; the reader is transported into the world of these men, who believed in the power of an idea - the triumph of Liberty against Tyranny. This is the first Band of Brothers treatment of the American Revolution, a boots-on-the-ground, soldier's eye view of the Revolution that places the reader in the heart of the action and the intense emotions, bridging the past with the present. O'Donnell infuses his passion into every page of the book. William Hughes's impeccable reading of this masterpiece is an outstanding complement to this phenomenal book.
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
Lawrence Everhart gazing at General Washington through his spyglass, seeing tears in Washington's eyes as he watched the slaughter of his army at Fort Washington. Patrick K. O'Donnell humanizes these larger than life legends.
Any additional comments?
WASHINGTON'S IMMORTALS is a must-read book, and the audible version is a wonderful way to experience this amazing book while driving. By all means, buy and read this magnificent book, as well. The audible version complements this book beautifully.
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