The Nugget

Version: Unabridged
Author: P. T. Deutermann
Narrator: John Pruden
Genres: Fiction & Literature
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: October 2019
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 11 hours
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A novice naval aviator grows into a hero in this gripping and authentic WWII adventure by a master storyteller.

Lieutenant Bobby Steele, USN, is a fresh-faced and eager naval aviator: a "Nugget," who needs to learn the ropes and complex procedures of taking off and returning safely to his aircraft carrier. A blurry night of drinking lands him in an unfamiliar bed aboard the USS Oklahoma; later that day, the Japanese destroy Pearl Harbor. After cheating death and losing his friend in this act of war, the formerly naive Steele vows to avenge the attack.

Flying sea battle after battle, Steele survives the most dangerous air combat in World War II, including Midway, is shot down twice, rescued twice, and eventually leads a daring mission to free prisoners from a secluded Japanese POW camp. Packed with authentic military action on land and at sea in the Pacific Theatre of WWII and featuring a memorable protagonist based on a true-life hero, The Nugget is a first-class adventure by a former commander whose family served in the Pacific.

Reviews (1)

Written by Steve F. on October 15th, 2019

  • Book Rating: 5/5

As usual the book was very good I have read all of the authors historical fiction novels an they’re all excellent reads his action areas are first rate you stay involved in the story from 1st page to the last if you are into WW2 fiction Then read P.T I highly recommend him the narrator was also very good he did not read in a mono tone