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    Vietnam: An Epic History of a Divisive War 1945-1975

    by Max Hastings ...
    Narrated by Max Hastings, Peter Noble ...

    Unabridged

    33 hours 33 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘His masterpiece’ Antony Beevor, Spectator ‘A masterful performance’ Sunday Times ‘By far the best book on the Vietnam War’ Gerald Degroot, The Times, Book of the YearVietnam became the Western world’s most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Max Hastings has spent ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Jakarta Method

    Washington's Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program that Shaped Our World

    Narrated by Tim Paige ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 58 min

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2020 BY NPR, THE FINANCIAL TIMES, AND GQThe hidden story of the wanton slaughter -- in Indonesia, Latin America, and around the world -- backed by the United States.In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million innocent civilians. This was one of the most important turning points of the twentieth century, eliminating the ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Burma '44

    The Battle That Turned Britain's War in the East

    by James Holland ...
    Narrated by Al Murray ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 58 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.This audio edition includes an exclusive Q&A between James Holland and Al Murray.'A thrilling blow-by-blow account' The TimesIn February 1944, a rag-tag collection of clerks, drivers, doctors, muleteers, and other base troops, stiffened by a few dogged Yorkshiremen and a handful of tank crews managed to hold out against some of the finest infantry in the Japanese Army, ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Golden Triangle

    series The World’s Political Hot Spots

    Unabridged

    2 hours 48 min

    Thailand, Laos, and Burma have been known as the “Golden Triangle” because of their historically prominent role in the drug trade. For centuries, these countries have produced the opium that has attracted traders from Europe and elsewhere. Economics, religion, and politics combine to make this area not only important but also, to the western mind, exotic.The World’s Political Hot Spots series ... Read more

    $17.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Even the Women Must Fight

    Memories of War from North Vietnam

    Narrated by Stephanie Nguyen ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 19 min

    A searing chronicle of wartime experiences, Even the Women Must Fight probes the cultural legacy of North Vietnam's American War. Unflinching in its portrayal of hardship, valor, and personal sacrifice, this wrenching account is nothing short of a revelation, banishing in one bold stroke the familiar image of Vietnamese women as passive onlookers, war brides, prostitutes, or helpless refugees. ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Monsoon

    The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power

    Narrated by John Pruden ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 27 min

    On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally change.In this pivotal examination of the countries known as "Monsoon Asia"-which include India, Pakistan, China, ... Read more

    $32.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    In the Dragon's Shadow

    Southeast Asia in the Chinese Century

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 30 min

    A timely look at the impact of China's booming emergence on the countries of Southeast Asia Today, Southeast Asia stands uniquely exposed to the waxing power of the new China. Three of its nations border China and five are directly impacted by its claims over the South China Sea. All dwell in the lengthening shadow of its influence: economic, political, military, and cultural. As China seeks to ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Vietnam

    A History

    Narrated by Edward Holland ...

    Unabridged

    27 hours 43 min

    In this comprehensive history, Stanley Karnow demystifies the tragic ordeal of America’s war in Vietnam. The book’s central theme is that America’s leaders, prompted as much by domestic politics as by global ambitions, carried the United States into Southeast Asia with little regard for the realities of the region. Karnow elucidates the decision-making process in Washington and Asia and recounts ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The English Governess at the Siamese Court

    Recollections of Six Years in the Royal Palace at Bangkok

    Narrated by Wanda McCaddon ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 17 min

    This 1870 memoir, which was the basis for the musical The King and I, vividly recounts the experiences of Anna Harriette Leonowens, who served as a governess for the sixty-plus children of King Mongkut of Siam and as translator and scribe for the King himself. Bright, young, and energetic, Leonowens was well-suited to her role, and her writings convey a heartfelt interest in the lives, legends, ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hanoi’s War

    An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam

    Narrated by Hillary Huber ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 12 min

    While most historians of the Vietnam War focus on the origins of US involvement and the Americanization of the conflict, Lien-Hang T. Nguyen examines the international context in which North Vietnamese leaders pursued the war and American intervention ended. This riveting narrative takes the listener from the marshy Mekong Delta swamps to the bomb-saturated Red River Delta, from the corridors of ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    When the Clouds Fell from the Sky

    A Daughter's Search for Her Father in the Killing Fields of Cambodia

    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 42 min

    'An outstanding book of astonishing power . . . One finishes it with an ache in the heart'Jon Swain, writer and foreign correspondent, author of River of Time'Like Auschwitz, like Stalin's purges, the mass murders of the Khmer Rouge are one of those extraordinary events that make us wonder about the human capacity for evil. Through a profoundly moving tale that weaves together the connected ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Eye of the Tiger

    Memoir of a United States Marine, Third Force Recon Company, Vietnam

    Narrated by David Marantz ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 50 min

    “We live together under the thick canopy, each searching for the other; the same leeches and mosquitoes that feed on our blood feed on his blood.” John Edmund Delezen felt a kinship with the people he was to kill in Vietnam; they were all at the mercy of the land.This memoir begins when the author enlisted in the Marine Corps and was sent to Vietnam in March of 1967. He volunteered for the Third ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Street Without Joy

    The French Debacle In Indochina

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 10 min

    In this classic account of the French war in Indochina, Bernard B. Fall vividly captures the sights, sounds, and smells of the savage eight-year conflict in the jungles and mountains of Southeast Asia from 1946 to 1954. The French fought well to the last, but even with the lethal advantages of airpower, they could not stave off the Communist-led Vietnamese nationalists, who countered with a hit ... Read more

    $33.68 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife

    Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam

    Narrated by John Pruden ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 46 min

    Invariably, armies are accused of preparing to fight the previous war. In Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife, Lieutenant Colonel John A. Nagl—a veteran of both Operation Desert Storm and the conflict in Iraq—considers the now crucial question of how armies adapt to changing circumstances during the course of conflicts for which they are initially unprepared. Through the use of archival sources and ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Disappearing Act: The Impossible Case of MH370

    Narrated by Laurence Bouvard ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 41 min

    ‘People often say that non-fiction books read like fast-moving thrillers, but this one genuinely does… This is a splendid book – and highly recommended.’ Daily MailA remarkable piece of investigative journalism into one of the most pervasive and troubling mysteries of recent memory.01:20am, 8 March 2014.Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, carrying 239 passengers, disappeared into the night, never to be ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Valley of the Shadow

    The Siege of Dien Bien Phu

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 27 min

    Struggling to reassert control over their Indochinese colonies after World War II, the French established a huge air-land base in the valley of Dien Bien Phu. But when the opposing Vietnamese People's Army (VPA) began massing its forces against the base in late 1953, French commanders seized the opportunity to draw their elusive enemy into a decisive set-piece battle. Defending a series of ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fall of Saigon, The: The History of the Battle for South Vietnam's Capital and the End of the Vietnam War

    Narrated by David Bernard ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 31 min

    The Vietnam War could have been called a comedy of errors if the consequences weren’t so deadly and tragic. In 1951, while war was raging in Korea, the United States began signing defense pacts with nations in the Pacific, intending to create alliances that would contain the spread of Communism. As the Korean War was winding down, America joined the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, pledging to ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dragon's Jaw

    An Epic Story of Courage and Tenacity in Vietnam

    Narrated by Dan Woren ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 52 min

    A riveting Vietnam War story--and one of the most dramatic in aviation history--told by a New York Times bestselling author and a prominent aviation historianEvery war has its "bridge"--Old North Bridge at Concord, Burnside's Bridge at Antietam, the railway bridge over Burma's River Kwai, the bridge over Germany's Rhine River at Remagen, and the bridges over Korea's Toko Ri. In Vietnam it was the ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Burma Spring

    Aung San Suu Kyi and the New Struggle for the Soul of a Nation

    by Rena Pederson ...
    Narrated by Karen White ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 39 min

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's "woman of destiny" and one of the most admired voices for freedom in the world today, comes alive through this brilliant rendering of Burma's tumultuous history.Award-winning journalist and former State Department speechwriter Rena Pederson brings to light fresh details about the charismatic Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi: the inspiration for Burma's (now ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Embers of War

    The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam

    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    32 hours 15 min

    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEWritten with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplomatic archives in several nations, Fredrik Logevall traces the path that led two Western nations to tragically lose their way in the ... Read more

    $52.42 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Brief History of Indonesia

    Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of Southeast Asia's Largest Nation

    by Tim Hannigan ...
    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 35 min

    Indonesia is by far the largest nation in Southeast Asia and has the fourth largest population in the world after the United States. Indonesian history and culture are especially relevant today as the Island nation is an emerging power in the region with a dynamic new leader. It is a land of incredible diversity and unending paradoxes that has a long and rich history stretching back a thousand ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Last Stand at Khe Sanh

    The US Marines’ Finest Hour in Vietnam

    by Gregg Jones ...
    Narrated by William Hughes ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 55 min

    The vivid, fast-paced account of the siege of Khe Sanh toldthrough the eyes of the men who lived it.For seventy-seven days in 1968, amid fears that Americafaced its own disastrous Dien Bien Phu, six thousand US Marines held off thirtythousand North Vietnamese Army regulars at the remote mountain strongholdcalled Khe Sanh. It was the biggest battle of the Vietnam War, with sharpground engagements, ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The End of Ambition

    The United States and the Third World in the Vietnam Era

    Narrated by Jim Seybert ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 42 min

    At the start of the 1960s, John F. Kennedy and other American liberals expressed boundless optimism about the ability of the United States to promote democracy and development in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. With US power, resources, and expertise, almost anything seemed possible in the countries of the Cold War's "Third World"-developing, postcolonial nations unaligned with ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Leper Spy

    The Story of an Unlikely Hero of World War II

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 14 min

    The GIs called her Joey. Hundreds owed their lives to the tiny Filipina who stashed explosives in spare tires, tracked Japanese troop movements, and smuggled maps of fortifications across enemy lines. As the Battle of Manila raged, Josefina Guerrero walked through gunfire to bandage wounds and close the eyes of the dead. Her valor earned her the Medal of Freedom, but what made her a good spy was ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial