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    James Cook

    The story behind the man who mapped the world

    Narrated by Michael Carman ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 23 min

    The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated.But who was the real James Cook?This Yorkshire farm boy would go on to become the foremost mariner, scientist, navigator and cartographer of his era, and to personally map a third of the globe. His great voyages of discovery were ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mutiny on the Bounty

    A saga of sex, sedition, mayhem and mutiny, and survival against extraordinary odds

    Narrated by Michael Carman ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 32 min

    The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 April 1789, is one of history's truly great stories - a tale of human drama, intrigue and adventure of the highest order - and in the hands of Peter FitzSimons it comes to life as never before.Commissioned by the Royal Navy to collect breadfruit plants from Tahiti and take them to the West Indies, the Bounty's crew found themselves in a tropical ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Australian Code Breakers

    Our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich

    by James Phelps ...
    Narrated by James Saunders ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 7 min

    The extraordinary story of a headmaster turned cryptographer, and our top-secret war with the Kaiser's Reich.On 11 August 1914, just days after war had been declared, Australian Captain J.T. Richardson boarded a German merchant vessel fleeing Melbourne's Port Phillip and audaciously seized a top-secret naval codebook. The fledgling Australian Navy had an opportunity to immediately change the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Castaway

    The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young French cabin boy shipwrecked on Cape York in 1858

    Narrated by Michael Carman ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 13 min

    In 1858, 14-year-old Narcisse Pelletier sailed from Marseilles in the French trader Saint-Paul. With a cargo of Bordeaux wine, they stopped in Bombay, then Hong Kong, and from there they set sail with more than 300 Chinese prospectors bound for the goldfields of Ballarat and Bendigo. Around the eastern tip of New Guinea, however, the ship became engulfed in fog, struck reefs and ran aground ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Thunder Below!

    The USS *Barb* Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II

    Narrated by Corey M. Snow ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 28 min

    The thunderous roar of exploding depth charges was a familiar and comforting sound to the crew members of the USS Barb, who frequently found themselves somewhere between enemy fire and Davy Jones's locker. Under the leadership of her fearless skipper, Captain Gene Fluckey, the Barb sank the greatest tonnage of any American sub in World War II. At the same time, the Barb did far more than merely ... Read more

    $32.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Neptune's Inferno

    The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 38 min

    With The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors and Ship of Ghosts, James D. Hornfischer created essential and enduring narratives about America’s World War II Navy, works of unique immediacy distinguished by rich portraits of ordinary men in extremis and exclusive new information. Now he does the same for the deadliest, most pivotal naval campaign of the Pacific war: Guadalcanal.Neptune’s Inferno is ... Read more

    $37.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Operation Pedestal: The Fleet that Battled to Malta 1942

    by Max Hastings ...
    Narrated by Max Hastings, John Hopkins ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 29 min

    The Sunday Times bestseller ‘One of the most dramatic forgotten chapters of the war, as told in a new book by the incomparable Max Hastings’ DAILY MAILIn August 1942, beleaguered Malta was within weeks of surrender to the Axis, because its 300,000 people could no longer be fed. Churchill made a personal decision that at all costs, the ‘island fortress’ must be saved. This was not merely a matter ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Normandy ‘44

    D-Day and the Battle for France

    by James Holland ...
    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 20 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Normandy '44 by James Holland, read by John Sackville.________________Renowned World War Two historian James Holland presents an entirely new perspective on one of the most important moments in recent history. Unflinchingly examining the brutality and violence that characterised the campaign, it's time to draw some radically different conclusion... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    October Fury

    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 46 min

    Drama on the high seas as the world holds its breathIt was the most spectacular display of brinkmanshipin the Cold War era. In October 1962, President Kennedy risked inciting anuclear war to prevent the Soviet Union from establishing missile bases inCuba. The risk, however, was far greater than Kennedy realized.OctoberFuryuncovers startling new information about the Cuban missile crisis and ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bloody Okinawa

    The Last Great Battle of World War II

    Narrated by George Newbern ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 44 min

    A stirring narrative of World War II's final major battle—the Pacific war's largest, bloodiest, most savagely fought campaign—the last of its kind.On Easter Sunday, April 1, 1945, more than 184,000 US troops began landing on the only Japanese home soil invaded during the Pacific war. Just 350 miles from mainland Japan, Okinawa was to serve as a forward base for Japan's invasion in the fall of 1945 ... Read more

    $40.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Morning Star, Midnight Sun

    The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II August–October 1942

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 42 min

    Following the disastrous Java Sea campaign, the Allies went on the offensive in the Pacific in a desperate attempt to halt the Japanese forces that were rampaging across the region. With the conquest of Australia a very real possibility, the stakes were high. Their target: the Japanese-held Soloman Islands, in particular the southern island of Guadalcanal. Hamstrung by arcane pre-war thinking and ... Read more

    $32.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Iron Sea

    How the Allies Hunted and Destroyed Hitler¿s Warships

    by Simon Read ...
    Narrated by Raphael Corkhill ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 53 min

    From the acclaimed military history author, this action-packed World War II history describes the Allies' brutal naval engagements and daring harbor raids to destroy the backbone of Hitler's surface fleet.The sea had become a mass grave by 1941 as Hitler's four capital warships -- Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, Tirpitz, and Bismarck, the largest warship on the ocean -- roamed the wind-swept waves, ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Lincoln and His Admirals

    Narrated by David de Vries ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 44 min

    Abraham Lincoln began his presidency admitting that he knew "but little of ships," but he quickly came to preside over the largest national armada to that time, not eclipsed until World War I. Written by naval historian Craig L. Symonds, Lincoln and His Admirals unveils an aspect of Lincoln's presidency unexamined by historians until now, revealing how he managed the men who ran the naval side of ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    D-Days in the Pacific With the U.S. Coast Guard

    The Story of Lucky Thirteen

    by Ken Wiley ...
    Narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 49 min

    Winner of the 2008 Foundation for Coast Guard History Book Award The images of soldiers and marines coming ashore on hostile shores are embedded in our collective memory of World War II. But what of the sailors who manned the landing craft, going back and forth under fire with nowhere to take cover, their craft the special targets of enemy gunners? In this book, Ken Wiley, a Coast Guardsman on an ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Hunt the Bismarck

    The Pursuit of Germany’s Most Famous Battleship

    by Angus Konstam ...
    Narrated by Nigel Patterson ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 12 min

    Hunt the Bismarck tells the story of Operation Rheinübung, the Atlantic sortie of the Nazi Germany's largest battleship in May 1941. Bismarck entered service in the summer of 1940. She was well-armed, with eight 15-inch guns as well as a powerful array of lighter weapons, while her armored protection earned her the reputation of being unsinkable. This claim was finally put to the test in May 1941, ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Black Man on the Titanic

    The Story of Joseph Laroche

    by Serge Bilé ...
    Narrated by Mirron Willis ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 56 min

    Joseph Laroche was an anomaly among the passengers of the Titanic. He was exceptionally well-educated in a time when few black men had access to an education―and when even fewer were able to travel on a luxurious ship in first or second class. When his family arrived in the United States without him after the Titanic’s tragic crash, they were received well along with the other survivors, and even ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Tin Can Sailor

    Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945

    Narrated by Norman Dietz ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 9 min

    More than eight hundred sailors served aboard the Sterett during her hazardous and demanding duties in World War II. This is the story of those men and their beloved ship, recorded by a junior officer who served on the famous destroyer from her commissioning in 1939 to April 1943, when he was wounded at the Battle of Tulagi. Peppered with the kind of vivid, authentic details that could only be ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Sons of the Waves

    The Common Seaman in the Heroic Age of Sail

    Narrated by Matthew Waterson ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 44 min

    A brilliant telling of the history of the common seaman in the age of sail, and his role in Britain's trade, exploration, and warfare. British maritime history in the age of sail is full of the deeds of officers like Nelson but has given little voice to plain, "illiterate" seamen. Now Stephen Taylor draws on published and unpublished memoirs, letters, and naval records, including court-martials ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Tidal Wave

    From Leyte Gulf to Tokyo Bay

    Narrated by Tom Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 3 min

    The United States Navy won such overwhelming victories in 1944 that, had the navy faced a different enemy, the war would have been over at the conclusion of the Battle of Leyte Gulf. However, in the moment of victory on 25 October 1944, the U.S. Navy found itself confronting an enemy that had been inconceivable until it appeared. The kamikaze, 'divine wind' in Japanese, was something Americans ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    All the Gallant Men

    An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor

    Narrated by Mike Ortego ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 55 min

    The New York Times bestselling memoir of survival and heroism at Pearl Harbor**“An unforgettable story of unfathomable courage.” —**Reader’s DigestIn this, the first memoir by a USS Arizona sailor, Donald Stratton delivers an inspiring and unforgettable eyewitness account of the Pearl Harbor attack and his remarkable return to the fight.At 8:06 a.m. on December 7, 1941, Se... ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Waterfront Manhattan

    From Henry Hudson to the High Line

    Narrated by Joel Richards ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 44 min

    For hundreds of years, the shorefront of Manhattan Island served as the country's center of trade, shipping, and commerce. With its maritime links across the oceans, along the Atlantic coast, and inland to the Midwest and New England, Manhattan became a global city and home to the world's busiest port. It was a world of docks, ships, tugboats, and ferries, filled with cargo and freight, a place ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days

    From Forecastle to Quarter-Deck

    Narrated by Tom Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 34 min

    Orphaned at five, nothing held Whidden back from embarking on sea life seven years later. Serving as an apprentice, he quickly proved his worth, and earned himself a mate's position by his early twenties. Graduating to third, second, and first office, he ended his career in command of, and having part-ownership of his own vessel. This memoir, Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days, records a ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Admiral Bill Halsey

    A Naval Life

    Narrated by David Drummond ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 11 min

    William Halsey was the most famous naval officer of World War II. His fearlessness in carrier raids against Japan, his steely resolve at Guadalcanal, and his impulsive blunder at the Battle of Leyte Gulf made him the "Patton of the Pacific" and solidified his reputation as a decisive, aggressive fighter prone to impetuous errors of judgment in the heat of battle. In this definitive biography, ... Read more

    $33.68 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Amazing Tales for Making Men out of Boys

    by Neil Oliver ...
    Narrated by Neil Oliver ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 11 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Discover inspiring stories of heroism, adventure, endurance and survival from throughout history.Captain Robert Falcon Scott didn't start out life as a hero. In fact, as a boy he was considered small, frail and shy. So what was it that turned this ordinary man into a legend?Through his gripping account of how this modest naval officer became Scott of the Antarctic, Neil ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial