1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales
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A hand-picked collection of narrated short stories from classic authors including Edgar Allen Poe, Jack London, Mark Twain, Ray Bradbury, Leo Tolstoy, and many others which will inspire, enlighten, and entertain.
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THE CRIME AT PICKETT'S MILL
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We rarely see accounts of military screw-ups that result in needless deaths of hundreds, sometimes thousands, of brave men, because they are covered up by the generals who order them. This story by Ambrose Bierce regarding a massive screw-up by Generals Sherman and Howard during the Battle of Pickett's Mill, at which Bierce was present with Hazlett's Regiment, which was thrown to the wolves without reinforcements, is a scathing rebuke of a classic military mistake that resulted in 700 deaths within 45 minutes.
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This Weeks 1001 Heroes Episode: https://audioboom.com/posts/6121676-dreams-and-what-they-mean-to-us-the-edgar-cayce-interviews
Ambrose Bierce Episodes: https://audioboom.com/posts/5429070-the-stranger-by-ambrose-bierce
Enjoy our latest episode from 1001 Stories For the Road THE SEARCH FOR THE TRUE STORY BEHIND THE PIED PIPER OF HAMLIN here: https://audioboom.com/posts/6125717-the-search-for-the-true-story-behind-the-pied-piper-of-hamlin
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