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Name:MEMOIRS SECOND WORLD WAR (CH), Churchill, Rodska donleavy

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 SECOND WORLD WAR Sir Winston Churchill.txt

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 TAG - Churchill.jpg

41.80 KB


  ww2_429 Epilogue.mp3

30.34 MB

  ww2_428 The Atomic Bomb.mp3

14.26 MB

  ww2_427 The Chasm Opens.mp3

11.43 MB

  ww2_426 The German Surrender.mp3

16.94 MB

  ww2_425 The Iron Curtain.mp3

18.50 MB

  ww2_424 Crossing The Rhine.mp3

11.65 MB

  ww2_423 Russia And Poland - The Soviet Promise.mp3

14.88 MB

  ww2_422 Malta And Yalta - Plans For World Peace.mp3

8.13 MB

  ww2_421 Christmas At Athens.mp3

13.90 MB

  ww2_420 Paris And The Ardenne.mp3

8.74 MB

  ww2_419 October In Moscow.mp3

10.06 MB

  ww2_418 The Liberation Of Western Europe.mp3

8.86 MB

  ww2_417 The Battle Of Leyte Gulf.mp3

11.48 MB

  ww2_416 Burma.mp3

12.41 MB

  ww2_415 The Russian Victories.mp3

16.07 MB

  ww2_414 Italy And The Riviera Landing.mp3

17.34 MB

  ww2_413 Normandy To Paris.mp3

13.08 MB

  ww2_412 Rome And D-Day.mp3

6.79 MB

  ww2_411 Overlord.mp3

9.66 MB

  ww2_410 The Anzio Stroke.mp3

11.26 MB

  ww2_409 Marshal Tito - The Greek Torment.mp3

9.60 MB

  ww2_408 Carthage And Marrakesh.mp3

16.32 MB

  ww2_407 Teheran - Crux And Conclusions.mp3

13.53 MB

  ww2_406 Teheran - The Opening.mp3

16.12 MB

  ww2_405 Arctic Convoys.mp3

11.49 MB

  ww2_404 Deadlock In The Mediterranean.mp3

11.43 MB

  ww2_403 The Invasion Of Italy.mp3

8.55 MB

  ww2_402 Synthetic Harbours.mp3

11.53 MB

  ww2_401 The Capture Of Sicily And The Fall Of Mussolini.mp3

18.59 MB

  _play BOOK FOUR.m3u

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  ww2_322 Italy The Goal.mp3

12.27 MB

  ww2_321 Turkey, Stalingrade And Tunis.mp3

14.42 MB

  ww2_320 The Casablanca Conference.mp3

14.74 MB

  ww2_319 The Torch Is Lit.mp3

12.03 MB

  ww2_318 The Battle Of Alamein.mp3

7.44 MB

  ww2_317 Strain And Suspense.mp3

13.18 MB

  ww2_316 Moscow - A Relationship Established.mp3

11.99 MB

  ww2_315 Moscow - The First Meeting.mp3

11.64 MB

  ww2_314 My Journey To Cairo - Changes In Command.mp3

12.95 MB

  ww2_313 The Eighth Army At Bay.mp3

12.40 MB

  ww2_312 The Vote Of Censure.mp3

12.43 MB

  ww2_311 My Second Visit To Washington-Tobruk.mp3

12.36 MB

  ww2_310 Second Front Now.mp3

10.47 MB

  ww2_309 American Naval Victories-Coral Sea-Medway.mp3

15.61 MB

  ww2_308 The U-Boat Paradise.mp3

11.47 MB

  ww2_307 The Fall Of Singapore.mp3

15.85 MB

  ww2_306 Anglo-American Accords.mp3

11.15 MB

  ww2_305 A Voyage Amid World War.mp3

13.19 MB

  ww2_303 Persia And The Desert.mp3

14.73 MB

  ww2_302 My Meeting With Roosevelt.mp3

8.95 MB

  ww2_301 Our Soviet Ally.mp3

15.76 MB

  _play BOOK THREE.m3u

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 BOOK 2 - ALONE, 11'09

  ww2_222 The Soviet Nemesis.mp3

15.01 MB

  ww2_221 General Wavell's Final Effort.mp3

14.27 MB

  ww2_220 Crete.mp3

12.20 MB

  ww2_219 The Desert Flank - Rommel - Tobruk.mp3

6.93 MB

  ww2_218 Yugoslavia And Greece.mp3

16.91 MB

  ww2_216 The Widening War.mp3

10.27 MB

  ww2_217 The Battle Of The Atlantic.mp3

13.60 MB

  ww2_215 Desert Victory.mp3

17.87 MB

  ww2_213 London Can Take It.mp3

19.26 MB

  ww2_214 Lend Lease.mp3

9.28 MB

  ww2_212 The Battle Of Britain.mp3

14.66 MB

  ww2_211 Operation Sealion.mp3

11.83 MB

  ww2_210 At Bay (Summer 1940).mp3

16.41 MB

  ww2_208 The French Agony.mp3

16.02 MB

  ww2_209 Admiral Darlan And The French Fleet.mp3

12.31 MB

  ww2_207 Home Defense And The Apparatus Of CounterAttack.mp3

12.10 MB

  ww2_205 The Rush For The Spoils.mp3

10.02 MB

  ww2_206 Back To France (June 4 - June 12 1940).mp3

11.84 MB

  ww2_204 The Deliverance Of Dunkirk.mp3

15.55 MB

  ww2_203 The March To The Sea.mp3

12.88 MB

  ww2_202 The Battle Of France.mp3

18.49 MB

  _play BOOK TWO.m3u

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  ww2_201 The National Coalition - Alone.mp3

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  ww2_121 Norway.mp3

13.25 MB

  ww2_122 The Fall Of The Government.mp3

10.19 MB

  ww2_120 Scandinavia - Finland.mp3

14.02 MB

  ww2_119 The Front In France.mp3

9.65 MB

  ww2_118 The Admiralty Task.mp3

17.84 MB

  ww2_117 Twilight War.mp3

12.81 MB

  ww2_116 On The Verge.mp3

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  ww2_115 Prague, Albania And The Polish Guarantee.mp3

11.30 MB

  ww2_114 The Tragedy Of Munich.mp3

11.88 MB

  ww2_113 Czechoslovakia.mp3

10.12 MB

  ww2_112 The Rape Of Austria (Feb 1938).mp3

12.94 MB

  ww2_111 Mr Eden At The Foreign Office, His Resignation.mp3

11.67 MB

  ww2_110 The Loaded Pause (1936-1938).mp3

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  ww2_109 Hitler Strikes (1936).mp3

11.11 MB

  ww2_108 Sanctions Against Italy (1935).mp3

16.26 MB

  ww2_107 Challenge And Response (1935).mp3

11.81 MB

  ww2_106 Air Parity Lost (1934-1935).mp3

11.25 MB

  ww2_105 The Darkening Scene (1934).mp3

13.94 MB

  ww2_104 The Locust Years (1931-1933).mp3

17.13 MB

  ww2_103 Adolph Hitler.mp3

13.60 MB

  ww2_102 Peace At Its Zenith (1922-1931).mp3

13.64 MB

  ww2_101 The Follies Of The Victors (1919-1929).mp3

15.22 MB

  _play BOOK ONE.m3u

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 BOOK 0 - PREFACE, 0'05

  ww2_000 Preface.mp3

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Torrent description


fhg MP3, 64Kbps, 44KHz, Mono, CBR
This is a chaptered version of the excellent upload by Paulyearwig.

The Book:
The original edition was in 6 volumes with 4736 pages, Churchill himself abridged the work to 4 volumes at 1088 pages.
This in turn is the UNABRIDGED reading of Churchill's 4-volume condensed edition.

Churchill's history of the Second World War is, and will remain, the definitive work. Lucid, dramatic, remarkable for its breadth and sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, it is universally acknowledged as a magnificent reconstruction.

The Reader
Christian Rodska was an excellent choice for this narration. He has a rasp in his voice that holds the interest and adds power to the reading.

The Contents (approx 45 hours):
22 chapters running for 10hours 45minutes

BOOK 2 - ALONE (MAY 10 1940 TO JUNE 22 1941)
22 chapters running for 11hours 9minutes

22 chapters running for 9hours 55minutes

29 chapters running for 13hours 54minutes

Editing Notes:
I found the original files to be indigestible as I do not have the concentration to listen to a monologue for five hours at a stretch, besides I wanted to be able to pick and choose among the chapters.

The chaptering itself was initially not very difficult although the sheer size of the files caused me to take only one book a day.

Each chapter has a 2-second lead and ends with a tiny piano piece.

The original files were at 128Kbps mono which I thought to be too high so reduced to 64Kbps mono and thereby halved the size whilst retaining CD quality.

The volume has been peak-normalised to 78% and is still plenty loud enough.

The files are fully tagged with a little bit of cover art for those that can see it.
(Paulyearwig is recognised in the tag info)

Problems Encountered
Whilst chaptering I noticed that I was losing the last 30 seconds or so from each of the 8 originals.
Once the chaptering was done I backtracked to pick up the missing seconds and failed both by editing programs and conversion programs.
The problem was finally solved by splitting off the last 40 minutes of each track and using this as the source for the terminating chapters.
I dont know whether this was a protection device or a convenient method of dropping the final announcement on each book that it was a BBC Audio production :)

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