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A terrible glory : Custer and the Little Bighorn, the last great battle of the American West

Author: Jim Donovan
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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June 25, 1876. The air is filled with smoke, arrows, and the roar of hundreds of rifles. George Armstrong Custer and five undermanned companies of his fames Seventh Cavalry are trapped on a hill overlooking a river called the Little Bighorn. They are surrounded by more than a thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors, and slowly, inexorably, the Inidans are moving closing, forming a tightening noose around Custer's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Named Person: George A Custer; George A Custer
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Donovan
OCLC Number: 244445530
Notes: Originally published: New York : Little, Brown, c2008. 1st ed.
Description: Sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Prologue: Good day to die --
Approach: Divine injunction; "The boy general of the golden lock"; Patriots; Outside the states; Belknap's Anaconda; "Submitt to Uncl Sam or kill the 7 hors" --
Advance: "The hide and seek for Sitting Bull"; Fruits of insubordination; Seventh rides out; Trail to the greasy grass; On the jump --
Attack: Charge; "The savior of the Seventh"; Soldiers falling; Hill; "Death was all around us"; Rescue --
Aftermath: "All the world has gone"; Lost captain; For the honor of the regiment; Ghosts dancing.
Responsibility: James Donovan.

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A rousing and meticulously researched account of the most notorious battle in American history - and the first to incorporate important new findings.  Read more...

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