No Less Than Victory is the crowning achievement in master
storyteller Jeff Shaara’s soaring World War II trilogy, revealing the
European war’s unforgettable and harrowing final act.
success of the Normandy invasion, the Allied commanders are buoyantly
confident that the war in Europe will be over in a matter of weeks, that
Hitler and his battered army have no other option than surrender. But
despite the advice of his best military minds, Hitler will hear no talk
In mid-December 1944, the Germans launch a desperate
and ruthless counteroffensive in the Ardennes forest, utterly surprising
the unprepared Americans who stand in their way. Through the frigid
snows of the mountainous terrain, German tanks and infantry struggle to
realize Hitler's goal: divide the Allied armies and capture the vital
port at Antwerp. The attack succeeds in opening up a wide gap in the
American lines, and for days chaos reigns in the Allied command.
begins the Battle of the Bulge, the last gasp by Hitler’s forces that
becomes a horrific slugging match, some of the most brutal fighting of
the war. As American commanders respond to the stunning challenge, the
German spear is finally blunted.
Though some in the Nazi inner
circle continue the fight to secure Germany’s postwar future, the Führer
makes it clear that he is fighting to the end. He will spare nothing—not even German lives—to preserve his twisted vision of a "Thousand
Year Reich". But in May 1945, the German army collapses, and with
Russian troops closing in, Hitler commits suicide.
Americans sweep through the German countryside, they unexpectedly
encounter the worst of Hitler’s crimes—the concentration camps—and
young GIs find themselves absorbing firsthand the horrors of the
Presenting his riveting account through the eyes of
Eisenhower and Patton and the young GIs who struggle face-to-face with
their enemy, and through the eyes of Germany’s. Download and start listening now!