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Operator #5 Audiobook #23 Rockets from Hell - 5 hours [Audio CDs] #RA582
Operator #5 Audiobook - #23 Rockets from Hell


 
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James Christopher, Operator #5 Audiobook
#23 Rockets from Hell
by Emile C. Tepperman writing as Curtis Steele
Read by Milton Bagby
 
 
Those strange, impassioned orators preached peace and the brotherhood of man — as they tongue-lashed their eager, duped recruits to brutal deeds, bloody violence, and suicide... While dull-witted authorities ridiculed Jimmy Christopher — Operator #5 of the Secret Service — the Dragon Emperor ruthlessly conquered New England... When America seemed altogether doomed — when his loved ones had sacrificed themselves in vain — Operator #5 undertook one last, lone-handed counterattack — from which he could not hope to return alive!
 
From out of the pages of Operator #5 magazine steps a dramatic hero who pits himself against threats to national security from all origins. Whether it’s a subversive internal threat, or a full-scale invasion from an enemy land, James Christopher stood ready and resolute to defeat it.
 
In 1934, with Hitler consolidating power in Germany and the Japanese Empire on the rise in Asia, young pulp publisher Harry Steeger decided that the American public was ready for a magazine chronicling the exploits of an undercover agent dedicated to defending the United States from foreign aggressors. With his editors, Steeger came up with a title, Secret Service Operator #5, and a cover depicting a masked terrorist fleeing an exploding White House. Over this loomed the resourceful hero, blazing away with a .45 automatic. His job: to defeat a new invasion of the United States—every month!
 
Aided by a small group of trusted assistants, ranging from his twin sister Nan to scrappy street urchin Tim Donovan, Jimmy Christopher was a one-man defense force. Proud and patriotic, expert marksman and swordsman, he is the best America has to offer in a time of severe trial.
 
Into this unprecedented crisis plunged Jimmy Christopher. Only one man, but a man who embodied the American spirit — and stands prepared to perish to protect his country.
 
Rockets from Hell iread with stirring intensity by Milton Bagby. Originally published in the February, 1936 issue of Operator #5 magazine.
 
Chapter 1: Empire at Stake
Chapter 2: Plot and Counterplot
Chapter 3: Hostage to Doom
Chapter 4: Tim’s Treason
Chapter 5: The Master’s Face
Chapter 6: Doom from the Air
Chapter 7: Suicide Legion
Chapter 8: The Gift of Death
Chapter 9: One-Man Offensive
Chapter 10: Tim’s Tribulation
Chapter 11: Over the Enemy Lines
Chapter 12: The Fight on the Parapet
 

Milton Bagby is a veteran radio announcer and voiceover specialist who first turned to audiobooks in 2010. Since then, Milton has worked on close to two hundred audiobook projects and is a 2017 Audie Awards winner, the audiobook industry's highest award. Drawing upon years of stage acting and the occasional bit part in films, Milton uses his experience to create characters that stand out in the ear of the listener.

“I am very much aware that a perfect stranger is going to invest many hours listening to me tell a story. I do my best to give the listener an experience in which the characters in that story come alive and sound real.”

When not behind a microphone, Milton is a writer. In addition to the well-received Rick Burkhart crime novels, Milton writes a line of 1950s style pulp stories, and is the author of dozens of magazine articles and two non-fiction books. Milton and his wife live in Nashville.

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