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Nuclear Warfare

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    The End is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses

    by Dan Carlin ...
    Narrated by Dan Carlin ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 55 min

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERDo tough times create tougher people? Can humanity handle the power of its weapons without destroying itself? Will human technology ever peak or regress? And why, since the dawn of time, has it always seemed as though death and destruction are waiting just around the corner?Combining his trademark thrilling, expansive storytelling with rigorous history and thought ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Command and Control

    Narrated by Scott Brick ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 33 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Command and Control, a ground-breaking account of the management of nuclear weapons from Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation. Read by the award-winning narrator Scott Brick.A ground-breaking account of accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control explores the dilemma ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Chernobyl Prayer

    Penguin Modern Classics

    Unabridged

    13 hours 18 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature- A new translation of Voices from Chernobyl based on the revised text -In April 1986 a series of explosions shook the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Flames lit up the sky and radiation escaped to contaminate the land and poison the people for years to come. While officials tried to hush up the accident, Svetlana Alexievich spent years ... Read more

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    Hiroshima

    by John Hersey ...
    Narrated by George Guidall ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 23 min

    On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document has become a classic "that stirs the conscience of humanity" (The New York Times).Almost four decades after the original publication of ... Read more

    $22.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Three Days in January

    Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission

    series Three Days Series

    Unabridged

    10 hours 34 min

    The blockbuster #1 national bestsellerBret Baier, the Chief Political Anchor for Fox News Channel and the Anchor and Executive Editor of Special Report with Bret Baier, illuminates the extraordinary yet underappreciated presidency of Dwight Eisenhower by taking readers into Ike’s last days in power.“Magnificently rendered. … Destined to take its place as not only one of the masterworks on ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Burning the Sky

    Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

    Narrated by John Lescault ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 6 min

    “Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth…The feat was regarded by some of its leading participants as the greatest scientific experiment of all time.” ―Walter Sullivan, the New York Times, March 19, 1959After the Soviet Union proved to the United States that it possessed an operational intercontinental ballistic missile with the launch of Sputnik in ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Rise of Nuclear Iran

    How Tehran Defies the West

    by Dore Gold ...
    Narrated by Tom Weiner ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 41 min

    Former UN Ambassador Dore Gold shows why engaging Iran through diplomacy is not only futile but also could be deadly.In the West, liberal politicians and pundits are calling for renewed diplomatic engagement with Iran, convinced that Tehran will respond to reason and halt its nuclear weapons program. Yet, countries have repeatedly tried diplomatic talks and utterly failed. In The Rise of Nuclear ... Read more

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    Trinity

    The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History

    by Frank Close ...
    Narrated by Anthony Howell ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 56 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'Trinity' was the codename for the test explosion of the atomic bomb in New Mexico on 16 July 1945. This exceptional book - Trinity - tells the story of the bomb's metaphorical father, Rudolf Peierls; his intellectual son, the atomic spy, Klaus Fuchs, and the ghosts of the security services in Britain, the USA and USSR.Against the background of pre-war Nazi Germany, the ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Bomb and America's Missile Age

    Narrated by Tom Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 11 min

    The intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), designed to quickly deliver thermonuclear weapons to distant targets, was the central weapons system of the Cold War. ICBMs also carried the first astronauts and cosmonauts into orbit. More than a generation later, we are still living with the political, technological, and scientific effects of the space race, while nuclear-armed ICBMs remain on alert ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cold War: Series 1 and 2

    Stories from the Big Freeze

    Narrated by Bridget Kendall ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 59 min

    Bridget Kendall presents an oral history tracing decisive moments of the Cold War.The Cold War is one of the furthest-reaching and longest-lasting conflicts in modern history. It spanned the globe - from Greece to China, Hungary to Cuba - and lasted for almost half a century. It has shaped political relations to this day, drawing new physical and ideological boundaries between East and West ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Apocalypse Factory

    Plutonium and the Making of the Atomic Age

    by Steve Olson ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 9 min

    It began with plutonium, the first element ever manufactured in quantity by humans. Fearing that the Germans would be the first to weaponize the atom, the United States marshaled brilliant minds and seemingly inexhaustible bodies to find a way to create a nuclear chain reaction of inconceivable explosive power. In a matter of months, the Hanford nuclear facility was built to produce and weaponize ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nuclear Folly

    A New History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    by Serhii Plokhy ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 38 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The definitive new history of the Cuban Missile Crisis from the author of Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy, winner of the Baillie Gifford PrizeFor more than four weeks in the autumn of 1962 the world teetered. The consequences of a misplaced step during the Cuban Missile Crisis could not have been more grave. Ash and cinder, famine and fallout; nuclear war between the two ... Read more

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    109 East Palace

    Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos

    by Jennet Conant ...
    Narrated by Anne Twomey ...

    Abridged

    5 hours 58 min

    From the bestselling author of Tuxedo Park, the story of the three-thousand people who lived together in near confinement for twenty-seven intense months under J. Robert Oppenheimer and the world's best scientists to produce the atomic bomb and win World War II.In 1943, J. Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant, charismatic head of the Manhattan Project, recruited scientists to live as virtual ... Read more

    $23.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Nuclear Spies

    America’s Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin

    Narrated by John Lescault ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 8 min

    Why did the US intelligence services fail so spectacularly to know about the Soviet Union’s nuclear capabilities following World War II? As Vince Houghton, historian and curator of the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC, shows us, that disastrous failure came just a few years after the Manhattan Project’s intelligence team had penetrated the Third Reich and knew every detail of the Nazi’s ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Prompt and Utter Destruction

    Truman and the Use of Atomic Bombs against Japan, Third Edition

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 47 min

    In this concise account of why America used atomic bombs against Japan in 1945, J. Samuel Walker analyzes the reasons behind President Truman's most controversial decision. Delineating what was known and not known by American leaders at the time, Walker evaluates the options available for ending the war with Japan. In this new edition, Walker incorporates a decade of new research-mostly from ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Nuclear Jihadist

    The True Story of the Man Who Sold the World's Most Dangerous Secrets...And How We Could Have Stopped Him

    Narrated by Bob Craig ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 28 min

    Major investigative nonfiction on one of the most important stories of our time -- the spread of nuclear weapons -- written by two award-winning journalists who for years have followed the trail of the world's most notorious arms dealer.The world has entered a second nuclear age. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the threat of nuclear annihilation is on the rise. Should such an ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Saddam’s Bombmaker

    The Daring Escape of the Man Who Built Iraq’s Secret Weapon

    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 1 min

    Saddam’s Bombmaker is the true saga of one man’s journey through the circles of hell. Educated at MIT and Florida State University, dedicated to a life of peaceful teaching in America, Iraqi scientist Dr. Khidhir Hamza relates how Saddam’s regime ordered him home, seduced him into a pampered life as an atomic energy official, and forced him to design a bomb. The price of refusal was torture. With ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    War's End

    An Eyewitness Account of America's Last Atomic Mission

    Unabridged

    9 hours 11 min

    On August 9, 1945, on the tiny island of Tinian in the South Pacific, a twenty-five-year-old American Army Air Corps major named Charles W. Sweeney climbed aboard a B-29 Superfortress in command of his first combat mission, one devised specifically to bring a long and terrible war to a necessary conclusion . . . The last military officer to command an atomic mission, Maj. Gen. Charles W. Sweeney ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Summary of Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission by Hamptom Sides

    by Abbey Beathan ...
    Narrated by Peter Prova ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 41 min

    Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission by Hampton Sides - Book Summary - Abbey Beathan(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.)The epic rescue mission of 511 American prisoners of war rescued from almost certain death, do you know this amazing story?A story about the loyalty and the undying willpower of elite US troops. They marched for three days through ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Three Days in Moscow

    Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire

    Narrated by Bret Baier ...
    series Three Days Series

    Unabridged

    12 hours 37 min

    President Reagan's dramatic battle to win the Cold War is revealed as never before by the #1 bestselling author and award-winning anchor of the #1 rated Special Report with Bret Baier."An instant classic, if not the finest book to date on Ronald Reagan.” — Jay WinikMoscow, 1988: 1,000 miles behind the Iron Curtain, Ronald Reagan stood for freedom and confronted the Soviet empire.In his acclaimed ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Curveball

    Spies, Lies, and the Con Man Who Caused a War

    by Bob Drogin ...
    Narrated by Erik Singer ...

    Abridged

    6 hours 15 min

    “A crucial study in the political manipulation of intelligence, understanding how Curveball got us into Iraq will arm us for the next round of lies coming out of Washington.”—Robert Baer, author of See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on TerrorismCurveball answers the crucial question of the Iraq war: How and why was America’s intelligence so catastrophically wrong? In ... Read more

    $22.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Atomic Doctors

    Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age

    Narrated by Adam Lofbomm ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 9 min

    After his father died, James L. Nolan, Jr., took possession of a box of private family materials. To his surprise, the small secret archive contained a treasure trove of information about his grandfather's role as a doctor in the Manhattan Project. Dr. Nolan, it turned out, had been a significant figure. A talented ob-gyn radiologist, he cared for the scientists on the project, organized safety ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Summary of The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II by Gregory A. Freeman

    by Abbey Beathan ...
    Narrated by Cayla Taylor ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 14 min

    The Forgotten 500 by Gregory A. Freeman Book Summary Abbey Beathan(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.)The untold story of the greatest rescue mission of World War II is finally out in the open.The amazing story of American airmen trapped in Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia. There is much to talk about this tale: the kindness of local Serbian farmers and peasants who put everything on the line in ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima

    Narrated by Colin Mace ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 35 min

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER‘A stunning book, among the most immediate and thrilling works of history I have ever read’At 8:15am on August 6th 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. In an instant, the temperature at its core rose to millions of degrees. Sixty-thousand buildings were obliterated. A third of the city’s population died, by heat, by the blast, and by a ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial