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United States Audiobooks

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    PT 105

    by Dick Keresey ...
    Narrated by Sean Pratt ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 28 min

    Admittedly small and vulnerable, PT boats were, nevertheless, fast-the fastest craft on the water during World War II-and Dick Keresey's account of these tough little fighters throws new light on their contributions to the war effort. As captain of PT 105, the author was in the same battle as John F. Kennedy when Kennedy's PT 109 was rammed and sunk. The famous incident, Keresey says, has often ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Area 51

    An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base

    Narrated by Annie Jacobsen ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 10 min

    It is the most famous military installation in the world. And no credible insider has ever divulged the truth about his time inside of it. Until now. This is the first book based on interviews with scientists, pilots, and engineers - 58 in total - who provide an unprecedented look into the mysterious activities of a top-secret base, from the Cold War to today. With a jaw-dropping ending, it proves ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Pentagon's Brain

    An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency

    Narrated by Annie Jacobsen ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 22 min

    Discover the definitive history of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, in this Pulitzer Prize finalist from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51.No one has ever written the history of the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful, and most controversial military science R&D agency. In the first-ever history about the organization, New York Times bestselling ... Read more

    $55.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    D-Day

    The Battle for Normandy

    by Antony Beevor ...
    Narrated by Cameron Stewart ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 49 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of D-Day: The Battle for Normandy by Antony Beevor, read by Cameron Stewart.Reissued, with a new foreword, for the 70th Anniversary.Antony Beevor's D-Day: The Battle for Normandy is the closest you will ever get to war - the taste, the smell, the noise and the fear.The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    12 Strong

    The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers

    by Doug Stanton ...
    Narrated by Dennis Boutsikaris ...

    Abridged

    6 hours 21 min

    **Now a major motion picture from Jerry Bruckheimer and Lionsgate!The New York Times bestselling “spellbinding true-life story” (USA TODAY) of a United States Special Forces team deployed to the war-ravaged Afghanistan mountains in the weeks immediately following 9/11, overcoming great odds to become heroes of our era.**In the weeks following the attacks of September 11, a small band of Special ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Phenomena

    The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis

    Narrated by Annie Jacobsen ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 30 min

    The definitive history of the military's decades-long investigation into mental powers and phenomena, from the author of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Pentagon's Brain and international bestseller Area 51.This is a book about a team of scientists and psychics with top secret clearances.For more than forty years, the U.S. government has researched extrasensory perception, using it in attempts to ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Incredible Victory

    The Battle of Midway

    by Walter Lord ...
    Narrated by Norman Dietz ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 33 min

    New York Times Bestseller: Outgunned and outmanned on the Pacific Ocean, a small American fleet defied the odds and turned the tide of World War II. On the morning of June 4, 1942, doom sailed on Midway. Hoping to put itself within striking distance of Hawaii and California, the Japanese navy planned an ambush that would obliterate the remnants of the American Pacific fleet. On paper, the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Goodbye, Darkness

    A Memoir of the Pacific War

    Narrated by Barrett Whitener ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 2 min

    The nightmares began for William Manchester twenty-three years after World War II. In his dreams he lived with the recurring image of himself as a battle-weary youth "angrily demanding to know what had happened to the three decades since he had laid down his arms." To find out, Manchester visited those places in the Pacific where as a young Marine he fought the Japanese.In this intensely powerful ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Withdrawal

    Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and the Fragility of US Power

    Narrated by Donald Corren ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    Two of our most celebrated intellectuals grapple with the uncertain aftermath of the American collapse in Afghanistan.Not since the last American troops left Vietnam have we faced such a sudden vacuum in our foreign policy—not only of authority, but also of explanations of what happened, and what the future holds.Few analysts are better poised to address this moment than Noam Chomsky and Vijay ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wade McClusky and the Battle of Midway

    by David Rigby ...
    Narrated by David Stifel ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 41 min

    The story of the man who won the battle of Midway and avenged Pearl Harbor for the United States. During the Battle of Midway in June 1942, U.S. Navy dive bomber pilot Wade McClusky proved himself to be one of the greatest pilots and combat leaders in American history, but his story has never been told-until now. It was Wade McClusky who remained calm when the Japanese fleet was not where it was ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Band of Brothers

    E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne, from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

    Narrated by Tim Jerome ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 38 min

    Stephen E. Ambrose’s classic New York Times bestseller and inspiration for the acclaimed HBO series about Easy Company, the ordinary men who became the World War II’s most extraordinary soldiers at the frontlines of the war's most critical moments. Featuring a foreword from Tom Hanks.They came together, citizen soldiers, in the summer of 1942, drawn to Airborne by the $50 monthly bonus and a ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Tin Can Titans

    The Heroic Men and Ships of World War II’s Most Decorated Navy Destroyer Squadron

    by John Wukovits ...
    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 47 min

    When Admiral William Halsey selected Destroyer Squadron 21 to lead his victorious ships into Tokyo Bay to accept the Japanese surrender, it was the most battle-hardened US naval squadron of the war.But it was not the squadron of ships that had accumulated such an inspiring résumé; it was the people serving aboard them. Sailors, not metallic superstructures and hulls, had won the battles and become ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    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

    $43.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Band of Brothers

    E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne, from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

    Narrated by Cotter Smith ...

    Abridged

    4 hours 34 min

    Stephen E. Ambrose’s classic New York Times bestseller and inspiration for the acclaimed HBO series about Easy Company, the ordinary men who became the World War II’s most extraordinary soldiers at the frontlines of the war's most critical moments. Featuring a foreword from Tom Hanks.They came together, citizen soldiers, in the summer of 1942, drawn to Airborne by the $50 monthly bonus and a ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Presidential Courage

    Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989

    Abridged

    6 hours 29 min

    Presidential Courage is a brilliantly readable and inspiring saga about crucial times in American history when a courageous President dramatically changed our future. Like Beschloss's previous book, The Conquerors, it was a New York Times bestseller for months.With surprising new sources and a dazzling command of history and human character, Beschloss brings to life those flawed, complex men -- ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Breach of Trust

    How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country

    Narrated by Sean Runnette ...
    series American Empire Project

    Unabridged

    7 hours 6 min

    A blistering critique of the gulf between America's soldiers and the society that sends them off to war, from the bestselling author of The Limits of Power and Washington RulesThe United States has been "at war" in Iraq and Afghanistan for more than a decade. Yet as war has become normalized, a yawning gap has opened between America's soldiers and veterans and the society in whose name they fight. ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    One Hundred Victories

    Special Ops and the Future of American Warfare

    Narrated by Kirsten Potter ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 37 min

    Based on unique inside access, the author of the New York Times bestseller Masters of Chaos explains how special operations forces are reshaping the U.S. militaryIn One Hundred Victories, acclaimed military expert Linda Robinson shows how the special operations forces are—after a decade of intensive combat operations—evolving to become the go-to force for operations worldwide.Robinson has spent ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Raid

    Narrated by Dick Rodstein ...

    Abridged

    2 hours 6 min

    Minutes after 2 A.M. on November 21, 1970, more than one hundred U.S. war planes shattered the dark calm of the skies over Hanoi. Their mission: rescue sixty-one American POWs from Son Tay prison. Less than thirty minutes later, the raid was over, but no Americans had been rescued. The prisoners had been moved from Son Tay four and a half months earlier and that wasn’t all. Part of the raiding ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Hunter Killer

    Inside America's Unmanned Air War

    Narrated by Holter Graham ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 39 min

    The first-ever inside look at the US military’s secretive Remotely Piloted Aircraft program—equal parts techno-thriller, historical account, and war memoirRemotely piloted aircraft (RPA), commonly referred to by the media as drones, are a mysterious and headline-making tool in the military’s counterterrorism arsenal. Their story has been pieced together by technology reporters, major newspapers, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Taking Fire

    The True Story of a Decorated Chopper Pilot

    Unabridged

    7 hours 49 min

    Nicknamed "Mini-Man" for his diminutive stature, a mere five-foot-three and 125 pounds in his flight boots, chopper pilot Ron Alexander proved to be a giant in the eyes of the men he rescued from the jungles and paddies of Vietnam. With an unswerving concern for every American soldier trapped by enemy fire, and a fearlessness that became legendary, Ron Alexander earned enough official praise to ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    William Tecumseh Sherman

    In the Service of My Country: A Life

    Narrated by David Drummond ...

    Unabridged

    28 hours 33 min

    General Sherman's 1864 burning of Atlanta solidified his legacy as a ruthless leader. Yet Sherman proved far more complex than his legendary military tactics reveal. James Lee McDonough offers fresh insight into a man tormented by the fear that history would pass him by, who was plagued by personal debts, and who lived much of his life separated from his family. As a soldier, Sherman evolved from ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Chessboard and the Web

    Strategies of Connection in a Networked World

    Narrated by Jo Anna Perrin ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 55 min

    In 1961, Thomas Schelling's The Strategy of Conflict used game theory to radically reenvision the U.S.-Soviet relationship and establish the basis of international relations for the rest of the Cold War. Now, Anne-Marie Slaughter-one of Foreign Policy's Top 100 Global Thinkers from 2009 to 2012, and the first woman to serve as director of the State Department Office of Policy Planning-applies ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    West Point 1915

    Eisenhower, Bradley, and the Class the Stars Fell On

    Narrated by Tom Zingarelli ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 36 min

    West Point's Class of 1915 is the academy's most important in history. The cadets of the United States Military Academy, West Point, are intimately twined with the country's history. The graduating class of 1915, the class the stars fell on, was particularly noteworthy. Of the 164 graduates that year, 59 (36%) attained the rank of general, the most of any class. Although Dwight Eisenhower and Omar ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Vietnam Rough Riders

    A Convoy Commander's Memoir

    by Frank McAdams ...
    Narrated by David Drummond ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 36 min

    In the Vietnam War, American "rough riders" drove trucks through hostile territory delivering supplies, equipment, ammunition, weapons, fuel, and reinforcements to troops fighting on the war's ever-shifting front lines. But, all too often, the convoys themselves became the front lines. Frank McAdams, a Marine Corps lieutenant, learned that the hard way during a tour of duty that began right after ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial