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G-8 and His Battle Aces Audiobook #110 Wings of the Death Tigers - 5 hours [Download] #RA755D
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G-8 and His Battle Aces #110 Audiobook
Wings of the Death Tigers
by Robert J. Hogan
Read by Nick Santa Maria
 
 
They called G-8 the Flying Spy. History never recorded his exploits—and for good reason! No one would ever believe World War I was that wild!
 
Locked in the heart of mysterious Burma is a menace that spells doom to Allied Wings, as G-8 flies into the darkness on the most dangerous mission of his career — to combat the dread secret of the doomed legion who were men by day — and ravenous tigers by night!
 
In 1933, fans of Pulp magazines were introduced to a hero, in some ways similar to others, but different in all the right ways.  Popular Publications’ G-8 and His Battle Aces featured an aviator and spy fighting the most recent Great War, but not the World War One its readers knew.  This man did not simply take on the Kaiser’s best pilots.  G-8 fought monsters, mad scientists, death rays, and even aliens, all conveniently on the side of the enemy, of course.
 
G-8 stood out from other Pulp heroes in that, although he had a certain skill set, he was, at his heart, just another soldier fighting in a War for his country. He was not the peak of human perfection like Doc Savage, or a dark avenger like The Shadow. He was a pilot taking on unbelievable odds.
 
G-8 and His Battle Aces proved popular almost immediately upon its debut in October 1933.  The magazine hit the stands at the height of the Aviation Pulp craze.  Millions of readers, especially young fans, dreamed of donning pilot goggles and climbing into flying machines.  And Author Robert J. Hogan made sure his readers had plenty to enjoy.  For a period during the 110 issue run of the magazine, it was believed Hogan was writing more than two million words a year for Pulp magazines, more than any other Pulp writer ever.
 
Nick Santa Maria brings G-8, Nippy and Bull to thrilling life in their desperate struggle to defeat a deadly nemesis unlike anything they have ever before encountered in Wings of the Death Tigers. Originally published in the June, 1944 issue of G-8 and His Battle Aces magazine.
 
Nick DeGregorio composed the music for the G-8 and His Battle Aces series of audiobooks.
 
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Makers of Murder
Chapter 2: Sky Trap
Chapter 3: His Excellency, G-8
Chapter 4: Kill That Spy
Chapter 5: Caught With Dead Guns
Chapter 6: Murder Rampant
Chapter 7: Night Brings the Butcher
Chapter 8: Battle With a Beast
Chapter 9: Swift Death
Chapter 10: A Trick on Fritz
Chapter 11: Special Assignment
Chapter 12: Hell’s Portals
Chapter 13: The Tiger Man
Chapter 14: Cat Food
Chapter 15: Bull Fights for Freedom
Chapter 16: Torture
Chapter 17: The General’s Aide
Chapter 18: Chant of Death
 

Nick Santa Maria Nick was born early in life in Brooklyn, NY. His theatrical background is based in Comedy Improv. He was a long standing member of the late lamented Miami based, Mental Floss, where he served as head writer/composer. From there he began his career in commercials, voice-overs, TV, Film, and theatre. He has performed in many roles on the stage including his award winning turn as Nick in Over The River And Through The WoodsI Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, as Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, in The 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee as Mr. Panch (3-D Theatricals), Mr. Bromhead in No Sex Please, We’re British at The Norris, and as Pseudolus in, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Norris Theatre. Television: The Buffalo Bill ShowB.J. Stryker, and two Disney Christmas Specials. Off Broadway: Writer/Composer/Performer on Secrets Every Smart Traveler Should Know, Soundtrack on RCA Victor. Broadway: Vince Fontaine in Tommy Tune’s production of Grease. He also appeared in every domestic company of Mel Brooks’ The Producers, understudying everyone from Nathan Lane and Jason Alexander, to Tony Danza and David Hassellhoff. He was the original Genie in Disney’s Aladdin, a Musical Spectacular, soundtrack on Disney Records. Nick is a resident of Los Angeles and is currently writing a book about classic film comedians, Nick’s been a long time film historian, and has written several articles on the topic.
 
Nick DeGregorio is a composer and conductor with over 100 theatrical musical direction credits including a Helen Hayes Awards, Best Musical Direction nomination for his work on DeafWest’s Big River at the Ford’s Theatre in Washington DC. Nick’s conducted and/or played for Randy Newman, Bernadette Peters, Marvin Hamlisch, Lorna Luft, Juliet Prowse, Morey Amsterdam, John Denver, Carol Channing and Glen Campbell and was MD for Hal Linden, Dorothy Lamour (5 years) and the LA Friar’s Club roast of Carl Reiner. He’s provided musical direction at many regional theatres around the country and was associate conductor for the Broadway tours of 42nd Street and Big River and the PCLO/Nederlander tour of Doctor Dolittle.
 
Nick’s conducted the Phoenix Symphony, the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and Les Brown’s Band of Renown and has played piano with the St. Louis, San Jose, Utah, Ottawa, Rochester, Baltimore, Winnipeg, Florida and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras. On Broadway, Nick played piano for 42nd Street. Off-Broadway, Nick wrote the orchestrations for Fanny Hill and orchestrated for Lorna Luft’s show and Barry Manilow produced recording, Songs My Mother Taught Me. He’s done orchestrations for the Key West Pops and also for Mitzi Gaynor’s new show, Razzle Dazzle. As a composer, Nick has worked on projects for BBC-TV, Random House Entertainment, Mike Young Productions, Scholastic Entertainment, Coyne Communications and Paramount Pictures. He has also written seven musical comedies, the latest, High School Reunion, was recently listed in the Samuel French catalog.

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