Dog Company

  • by Patrick K. O'Donnell
  • Narrated by John Pruden
  • 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In the tradition of Band of Brothers, acclaimed combat historian Patrick K. O'Donnell cinematically tells one of World War II's greatest untold stories.
It is said that the right man in the right place at the right time can mean the difference between victory and defeat. This is the dramatic story of 68 soldiers in the US Army's Second Ranger Battalion, Company D - "Dog Company" - who made that difference, time and again. From D-day, when German guns atop Pointe du Hoc threatened the Allied landings and the men of Dog Company scaled the sheer 90-foot cliffs to destroy them; to the slopes of Hill 400, in Germany's Hürtgen Forest, where the Rangers launched a desperate bayonet charge across an open field; to a "quiet" section of the Ardennes, where Dog Company suddenly found itself on the tip of the spear at the Battle of the Bulge; the men of Dog Company made the difference.
America had many heroes in World War II; however, few can say that, but for them, the course of the war would have been very different. The right men, the right place, the right time - Dog Company.
Patrick K. O'Donnell is the award-winning author of eight books, including the highly acclaimed account of the Battle of Fallujah We Were One. He has provided historical consulting for Band of Brothers and multiple documentaries. He lives in Austin, Texas.

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What the Critics Say

"A great American writer." (Clive Cussler)
"The author's most important accomplishment among many is to put a human face on the troops who are fighting against some of the fiercest enemies America has ever encountered.... Read O'Donnell's excellent book." (New York Post on We Were One)

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Customer Reviews

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Very average

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

Better performance, less clichés - the soldiers have a great story to tell - it should have been gripping, but it wasn't


What could Patrick K. O'Donnell have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Less use of bombastic & tired clichés.


What do you think the narrator could have done better?

A little more animation.


What character would you cut from Dog Company?

The author.


Any additional comments?

None.

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- Bill

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-11-2012
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.