Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of Lights

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Martin Dugard

Narrated By: Samuel Roukin

Date: September 2021

Duration: 11 hours 17 minutes

Summary:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From Martin Dugard, the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of the Killing series with Bill O’Reilly, comes the spellbinding story of the Allied liberation of Paris from the grip of the Nazis during World War II

“Taking Paris does for Paris during World War II what The Splendid and the Vile did for London.”—James Patterson  •  “Heroes and villains abound. You’ll enjoy this fast-paced book immensely.”—Bill O’Reilly

May 1940: The world is stunned as Hitler's forces invade France with a devastating blitzkrieg aimed at Paris. Within weeks, the French government has collapsed, and the City of Lights, revered for its carefree lifestyle, intellectual freedom, and love of liberty, has fallen under Nazi control—perhaps forever. 

As the Germans ruthlessly crush all opposition, a patriotic band of Parisians known as the Resistance secretly rise up to fight back. But these young men and woman cannot do it alone. Over 120,000 Parisians die under German occupation. Countless more are tortured in the city's Gestapo prisons and sent to death camps. The longer the Nazis hold the city, the greater the danger its citizens face. As the armies of America and Great Britain prepare to launch the greatest invasion in history, the spies of the Resistance risk all to ensure the Germans are defeated and Paris is once again free. 

The players holding the fate of Paris in their hands are some of the biggest historical figures of the era: Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, General George S. Patton, and the exiled French general Charles de Gaulle, headquartered in London's Connaught Hotel. From the fall of Paris in 1940 to the race for Paris in 1944, this riveting, page-turning drama unfolds through their decisions—for better and worse. Taking Paris is history told at a breathtaking pace, a sprawling yet intimate saga of heroism, desire, and personal sacrifice for all that is right.

Genres:

Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of Lights

by Martin Dugard

has successfully been added to your shopping cart

Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of Lights, Martin Dugard
Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of Lights, Martin Dugard
This title is due for release on September 7, 2021.

Enter your email below to be notified as soon as it is available!

By clicking "Notify Me" you consent to receiving electronic marketing communications from Audiobooks.com. You will be able to unsubscribe at any time.

Already a member? Log In to add this title to your wishlist.
Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of Lights, Martin Dugard
This title is due for release on September 7, 2021
We'll send you an email as soon as it is available!

Already a member?
Log in to add this title in your wishlist
Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of Lights, Martin Dugard
Please Log in and add this title to your wishlist.
Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of Lights, Martin Dugard

We will send you an email as soon as this title is available.