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Austria & Hungary

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    From the Realm of a Dying Sun

    Volume 2: IV. SS-Panzerkorps from Budapest to Vienna, December 1944-May 1945

    Narrated by David de Vries ...

    Unabridged

    26 hours 40 min

    This is the concluding volume of the history of the IV SS-Panzerkorps, a relatively unknown organization that was born in battle during the last year of the war and fought exclusively on the Eastern Front. After their successful defense of Warsaw and the Vistula Front during the fall of 1944, the corps and its two famous Waffen-SS divisions, the Totenkopf and Wiking, as well as several divisions ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    In the Shadow of the Empress

    The Defiant Lives of Maria Theresa, Mother of Marie Antoinette, and Her Daughters

    Narrated by Emma Newman ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 8 min

    Out of the thrilling and tempestuous eighteenth century comes the sweeping family saga of beautiful Maria Theresa, a sovereign of extraordinary strength and vision, the only woman ever to inherit and rule the vast Habsburg empire in her own name, and three of her remarkable daughters: lovely, talented Maria Christina, governor-general of the Austrian Netherlands; spirited Maria Carolina, the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Life of Mozart

    by Edward Holmes ...
    Narrated by David Case ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 43 min

    In his timeless biography-written long before the significance of Mozart's work was fully realized-author Edward Holmes reveals the musician's character and genius, his struggles, his influence on art, and the brilliant reputation that surrounded him. Published in 1845 as the first authentic narrative of the life of Mozart to appear in English, it was also the first biography after the composer's ... Read more

    $30.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Asperger's Children

    The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna

    by Edith Sheffer ...
    Narrated by Christa Lewis ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 33 min

    In 1930s and 1940s Vienna, child psychiatrist Hans Asperger sought to define autism as a diagnostic category, aiming to treat those children, usually boys, he deemed capable of participating fully in society. Depicted as a compassionate and devoted researcher, Asperger was in fact deeply influenced by Nazi psychiatry. Although he did offer individualized care to children he deemed promising, he ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bis das Auge bricht

    Als MG-Schütze im Feuersturm der Ostfront 1943-45

    Narrated by Axel Jomeyer ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 53 min

    Der Großvater erzählt dem Enkel vom Krieg - so wie er ihn erlebt hat - ohne Umschweife und verklärten Pathos.SynopsisDie Fehler der Herrschenden werden stets von den einfachen Leuten mit Blut bezahlt. Das war schon zu allen Zeiten so. Nicht anders erging es einem steirischen Bergbauernsohn, der, in der Blüte seiner Jugend stehend, in den Fleischwolf der Ostfront geschmissen wurde. Das in einer ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    I Belong to Vienna

    A Jewish Family's Story of Exile and Return

    Narrated by Christa Lewis ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 22 min

    In autumn 1942, Anna Goldenberg’s great-grandparents and one of their sons are deported to the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Hans, their elder son, survives by hiding in an apartment in the middle of Nazi-controlled Vienna. But this is no Anne Frank-like existence; teenage Hans passes time in the municipal library and buys standing-room tickets to the Vienna State Opera. Hans never sees his ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Did America Have a Christian Founding?

    Separating Modern Myth from Historical Truth

    Narrated by Tom Parks ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 10 min

    A distinguished professor debunks the assertion that America's Founders were deists who desired the strict separation of church and state and instead shows that their political ideas were profoundly influenced by their Christian convictions.In 2010, David Mark Hall gave a lecture at the Heritage Foundation entitled "Did America Have a Christian Founding?" His balanced and thoughtful approach to ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    From the Realm of a Dying Sun

    Volume 1: IV. SS-Panzerkorps and the Battles for Warsaw, July–November 1944

    Narrated by David de Vries ...

    Unabridged

    28 hours 13 min

    The histories of the first three SS corps are well known-the actions of I, II, and III (Germanic) SS-Panzerkorps and their subordinate divisions, including the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler, Das Reich, Hitlerjugend, Hohenstaufen, Frundsberg, and Nordland divisions, have been thoroughly documented and publicized. Overlooked in this pantheon is another SS corps that never fought in the west or in ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Journey to a Revolution

    A Personal Memoir and History of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956

    by Michael Korda ...
    Narrated by Julian Elfer ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 16 min

    The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 was perhaps the most dramatic single event of the Cold War and a major turning point in history. Though it ended unsuccessfully, the spontaneous uprising of Hungarians against their country's Communist party and the Soviet occupation forces in the wake of Stalin's death demonstrated to the world at large the failure of Communism. In full view of the Western media ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wir Kinder der Kriegskinder

    Über die mangelnde emotionale Aufarbeitung des 2. Weltkrieges

    Narrated by Susanne Senke ...

    Abridged

    4 hours 49 min

    Die geschichtliche Aufklärung des Krieges, das Trauma des Holocaust, Biografie Adolf Hitlers, Klärung der Schuldfrage der Deutschen, all das waren wichtige Themen zur Aufarbeitung der deutschen Geschichte. Eines wurde dabei außer acht gelassen: Wie ging es der deutschen Bevölkerung emotional und wie haben sie diese Zeit psychisch überlebt? Nicht nur die Zeitzeugen sind von den emotionalen ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Murder of Professor Schlick

    The Rise and Fall of the Vienna Circle

    by David Edmonds ...
    Narrated by Rick Adamson ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 5 min

    On June 22, 1936, the philosopher Moritz Schlick was on his way to deliver a lecture at the University of Vienna when Johann Nelböck, a deranged former student of Schlick's, shot him dead on the university steps. Some Austrian newspapers defended the madman, while Nelböck himself argued in court that his onetime teacher had promoted a treacherous Jewish philosophy. David Edmonds traces the rise ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Metternich

    Strategist and Visionary

    Narrated by Nigel Patterson ...

    Unabridged

    30 hours

    Metternich has a reputation as the epitome of reactionary conservatism. Historians treat him as the archenemy of progress, a ruthless aristocrat who used his power as the dominant European statesman of the first half of the nineteenth century to stifle liberalism, suppress national independence, and oppose the dreams of social change that inspired the revolutionaries of 1848. Wolfram Siemann ... Read more

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    Soviet Invasion of Hungary in 1956, The: The History and Legacy of the Hungarian Uprising and the Military Operations That Put It Down

    Narrated by Stephen Platt ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 6 min

    After D-Day had all but sealed the Allied victory, Stalin’s Red Army became more aggressive in retaking land formerly held by Germany. Concerned over the ever-widening Soviet map, Churchill met with Stalin in October 1944 (Roosevelt was by this time too frail to join them) and, while ceding Rumania and Bulgaria to the Soviets, insisted that Yugoslavia and Hungary be shared among the allies. The ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Habsburgs

    The Rise and Fall of a World Power

    by Martyn Rady ...
    Narrated by Simon Bowie ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 58 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.In The Habsburgs, Martyn Rady tells the epic story of a dynasty and the world it built - and then lost - over nearly a millennium. From modest origins, the Habsburgs grew in power to gain control of the Holy Roman Empire in the fifteenth century. Then, in just a few decades, their possessions rapidly expanded to take in a large part of Europe stretching from Hungary to ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Habsburg Empire

    A New History

    Narrated by Michael Page ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 9 min

    In a panoramic and pioneering reappraisal, Pieter M. Judson shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered so much, for so long, to millions of Central Europeans. Rejecting fragmented histories of nations in the making, this bold revision surveys the shared institutions that bridged difference and distance to bring stability and meaning to the far-flung empire. By supporting new schools, law courts, and ... Read more

    $33.68 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Auschwitz Protocols

    Czeslav Mordowicz and the Race to Save Hungary's Jews

    Narrated by David de Vries ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours

    As Adolf Eichmann sent hundreds of thousands of Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz gas chambers, the Jews of Budapest needed the eyewitness testimony of Auschwitz escapees Czeslav Mordowicz and Arnost Rosinto save them. The clock was ticking on the Nazi plan to annihilate the last group of the Hungarian Jewry. But after nearly suffocating in an underground bunker, Auschwitz prisoners Czeslav Mordowicz ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Budapest

    Between East and West

    Unabridged

    12 hours

    Wallis Simpson, Theodore Roosevelt, Benito Mussolini, Evelyn Waugh, the great tenor Luciano Pavarotti, and the first man in space, Yuri Gagarin, were all agreed: the best thing about Budapest is its position. With the Danube, Budapest forms one of the most beautiful cityscapes that exist along a river.The older side, Buda, looks over at the picture-postcard panorama of modern Pest, developed in ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hitler and the Habsburgs

    The Fuhrer's Vendetta Against the Austrian Royals

    by James Longo ...
    Narrated by David Colacci ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 19 min

    Five youthful years in Vienna. It was then and there that Adolf Hitler's obsession with the Habsburg Imperial family became the catalyst for his vendetta against a vanished empire, a dead archduke, and his royal orphans. That hatred drove Hitler's rise to power and led directly to the tragedy of the Second World War and the Holocaust. The royal orphans of Archduke Franz Ferdinand-offspring of an ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial