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Operator #5 Audiobook #30 Liberty's Suicide Legions - 5 hours [Audio CDs] #RA760
Operator #5 Audiobook #30 Liberty's Suicide Legions
 
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James Christopher, Operator #5 Audiobook
#30 Liberty's Suicide Legions
by Emile C. Tepperman writing as Curtis Steele
Read by Milton Bagby
 
 
The Purple Invasion story #5 of 13
 
Purple armies from the prairies and a great Purple navy looming over the western horizon made ready to clamp the fetters of slavery on America’s last defenders. But a grim line of fighting men waited in the Emperor Rudolph’s path with a soldierly serenity that said, “Here we die.” And every life laid on this altar of freedom gave Jimmy Christopher, Operator #5 of the Intelligence Service, new respite as he followed a trail of desperate adventure studded with disgrace and death.
 
After two years, Frederick C. Davis, the original author behind Operator #5, grew tired of saving the United States through his surrogate hero, and bowed out. His editors required that he write under the house name of Curtis Steele, so readers didn’t notice when Emile C. Tepperman and then Wayne Rogers took over the series. Tepperman became famous for breaking the monthly menace format, and launching a continuing serial revolving around the Purple Invasion, wherein a Hitlerian Axis of European powers actually succeeds in conquering America, forcing Jimmy Christopher and his courageous crew into the roles of ragged guerrillas desperately battling to reclaim the nation, state by state. Fans have dubbed this thirteen-part saga, “The War and Peace of the pulps.”
 
In the far reaches of High Asia, the Purple Empire had set up its factories and its smelters, to forge the most powerful weapon yet devised in military history. That weapon was a fleet of super-dreadnoughts equipped with a strange secret device to render our Defense Force helpless... In this gripping novel of the historic Purple Invasion, giant guns ashore and turret magic at sea hurl death at America’s crumbling bulwarks as intrigue knifes the stout defenders. And Operator #5, Secret Service ace, becomes a man without a country, with death and disgrace as his only reward.
 
Liberty's Suicide Legions is read with stirring intensity by Milton Bagby. Originally published in the January 1937 issue of Operator #5 magazine.
 
Chapter 1: Plan Z
Chapter 2: Fuel for War Fires
Chapter 3: Betrayal
Chapter 4: A Traitor Signals
Chapter 5: Doom on the Heights
Chapter 6: Into the Fire
Chapter 7: The Fall of Pike’s Peak
Chapter 8: The Thunderbolt
Chapter 9: Liberty or Death
Chapter 10: Outlawed
Chapter 11: The Gamble
Chapter 12: Man Without a Country
 

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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Operator#5 September 9, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Winter Springs, FL United States  
Where is Jimmy Christopher today? WE NEED HIM!!!😕

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