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    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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    The Vietnam War

    An Intimate History

    Unabridged

    31 hours 15 min

    From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September 2017.More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our country. We still argue over why we were there, ... Read more

    $52.42 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    We Few

    US Special Forces in Vietnam

    Narrated by George Spelvin ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 7 min

    A Green Beret's gripping memoir of American Special Forces in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War In 1970, on his second tour to Vietnam, Nick Brokhausen served in Recon Team Habu, CCN. Officially, it was known as the Studies and Observations group. In fact, this Special Forces squad, which Brokhausen calls "an unwashed, profane, ribald, joyously alive fraternity," undertook some of the most ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The African American Soldier

    A Two-Hundred Year History of African Americans in the U.S. Military

    Unabridged

    11 hours 30 min

    Military history's hidden figures are given their due in this revealing and moving exploration of the pivotal role of African Americans who risked their lives for their country-even as they fought courageously to become full citizens. A retired Lieutenant Colonel, Michael Lee Lanning covers Black soldiers' involvement in conflicts from the colonial days through more recent struggles of the twenty ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Unsettled Land

    From Revolution to Republic, the Struggle for Texas

    by Sam W. Haynes ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    A bold new history of the origins and aftermath of the Texas Revolution, revealing how Indians, Mexicans, and Americans battled for survival in one of the continent’s most diverse regionsThe Texas Revolution has long been cast as an epic episode in the origins of the American West. As the story goes, larger-than-life figures like Sam Houston, David Crockett, and William Barret Travis fought to ... Read more

    $44.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Made in Washington

    Was die USA seit 1945 in der Welt angerichtet haben

    Narrated by Peter Bieringer ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 5 min

    Die USA gelten als die unverzichtbare Nation. Ohne ihre schützende Hand, heißt es oft, würde die Welt im Chaos versinken. Bernd Greiner unterzieht diese These einem Praxistest. Was macht die Ordnungsmacht, wenn sie ordnet? Und wie sehen die Weltgegenden anschließend aus, in denen Washington ordnend eingegriffen hat? Bernd Greiners Buch zeigt, wie sich in den USA der Anspruch ausbildete, als Hüter ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    December 1941

    Twelve Days that Began a World War

    by Evan Mawdsley ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Cowley ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours

    An account of the dramatic turning point in World War II that marked "the dawn of American might and the struggle for supremacy in Southeast Asia" (Times Higher Education). In far-flung locations around the globe, an unparalleled sequence of international events took place between December 1 and December 12, 1941. In this riveting book, historian Evan Mawdsley explores how the story unfolded . . . ... Read more

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    The Blood of Heroes

    The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo--and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation

    by James Donovan ...
    Narrated by James Donovan ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 7 min

    On February 23, 1836, a large Mexican army led by dictator Santa Anna reached San Antonio and laid siege to about 175 Texas rebels holed up in the Alamo. The Texans refused to surrender for nearly two weeks until almost 2,000 Mexican troops unleashed a final assault. The defenders fought valiantly-for their lives and for a free and independent Texas-but in the end, they were all slaughtered. Their ... Read more

    $29.92 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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    Navy SEALs

    The Combat History of the Deadliest Warriors on the Planet

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 11 min

    From their birth in World War II as combat swimmers clearing the beaches of Normandy to their evolution into fighting men who could operate anywhere in the world by sea, air, or land, the intrepid story of the United States Navy SEALs is one of courage, sacrifice, and world-renowned toughness that echoes of other great military units of history-the Spartans, the Roman legions, or the samurai. Take ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    After Action

    The True Story of a Cobra Pilot's Journey

    by Dan Sheehan ...
    Narrated by Roger Wayne ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 31 min

    Dan Sheehan is a third-generation military flyer. He was eager to test his skills as a Cobra gunship pilot in the theatre of combat-and then he got his chance, first, in East Timor, then during two tours of duty in Iraq. The scenes in Dan's military memoir crackle with tension and excitement as we follow his path into battle. Bullets pierce their Cobras as Dan and his buddies struggle to separate ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Grant

    Narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright ...

    Unabridged

    29 hours 8 min

    Ulysses S. Grant was the first four-star general in the history of the United States Army and the only president between Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson to serve eight consecutive years in the White House. As general in chief, Grant revolutionized modern warfare. Rather than capture enemy territory or march on Southern cities, he concentrated on engaging and defeating the Confederate armies in ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Sherman

    A Biography

    Narrated by Tom Weiner ...
    series The Great Generals Series

    Unabridged

    5 hours 30 min

    William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy, as well as criticism for the harshness of the “scorched earth” policies that he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate states. Military historian ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Inferno: The True Story of a B-17 Gunner's Heroism and the Bloodiest Military Campaign in Aviation History

    Narrated by Matt Godfrey ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 48 min

    "With both his heroism and his flaws, Medal of Honor recipient 'Snuffy Smith' perfectly represents the dramatic and deadly campaign for control of the skies over Europe in World War II. The ornery, charming, and brave B-17 tail gunner anchors this thrilling tale of how, warts and all, we won that brilliant and bloody air war."— Tom Clavin, New York Times bestselling authorJoe Pappalardo's Inferno ... Read more

    $32.33 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fighting the Flying Circus

    Narrated by John Pruden ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 37 min

    Captain Eddie V. Rickenbacker, originally from Ohio, was best known as one of the commanders of the 94th "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron, a crack unit of pilots that included many former members of the famed Lafayette Escadrille. The 94th ended the war in France with the highest number of air victories of any American squadron. Captain Rickenbacker later belonged to an association of pilots and Great ... Read more

    $29.94 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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    A Terrible Glory

    Custer and the Little Bighorn - the Last Great Battle of the American West

    by James Donovan ...
    Narrated by Jeff Bottoms ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 59 min

    A rousing and meticulously researched account of the notorious Battle of Little Big Horn and its unforgettable cast of characters from Sitting Bull to Custer himself.In June of 1876, on a desolate hill above a winding river called "the Little Bighorn," George Armstrong Custer and all 210 men under his direct command were annihilated by almost 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne. The news of this devastating ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Witness to Gettysburg

    Inside the Battle That Changed the Course of the Civil War

    Narrated by Bronson Pinchot ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 11 min

    Witness to Gettysburg brings the bloodiest, most crucial battle of the Civil War to life through on-the-spot eyewitness accounts. From the courageous fighting men and officers to the civilians watching as the conflict raged through their towns, from the reporters riding with the regiments to the children excited or terrified by the titanic drama unfolding before them, each account stems from ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    MiG Alley

    The US Air Force in Korea, 1950-53

    Narrated by David de Vries ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 11 min

    Of the many myths that emerged following the end of the Korean War, the prevailing one in the West was that of the absolute supremacy of U.S. Air Force pilots and aircraft over their Soviet-supplied opponents. The claims of the 10:1 victory-loss ratio achieved by the U.S. Air Force fighter pilots flying the North American F-86 Sabre against their communist adversaries, amongst other such ... Read more

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    Give Me Tomorrow

    The Korean War’s Greatest Untold Story—The Epic Stand of the Marines of George Company

    Narrated by Lloyd James ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 11 min

    “If I were God, what would you want for Christmas?” With a thousand-yard stare, a haggard and bloodied marine looked incredulously at the war correspondent who asked him this question. In an answer that took “almost forever,” the marine responded, “Give me tomorrow.”After nearly four months of continuous and bloody combat in Korea, such a wish seemed impossible. For many of the men of George ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    On the Border with Crook

    Narrated by Traber Burns ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 33 min

    John Gregory Bourke served General George Crook for fiteen years, and was his right-hand man. This work is an account of his time with the legendary US Army officer in the post–Civil War West. On the Border with Crook is a written recollection of Crook’s campaigns during the American Indian Wars. Bourke makes the American frontier jump off the page with his description. He also included sketches ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Gunner in Lee’s Army

    The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter

    by Graham Dozier ...
    Narrated by Joe Barrett, Lloyd James ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 47 min

    In May 1861, Virginian Thomas Henry Carter raised anartillery battery and joined the Confederate Army. Over the next four years, herose steadily in rank from captain to colonel, placing him among the seniorartillerists in Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. During the war,Carter wrote more than one hundred revealing letters to his wife, Susan, abouthis service. His interactions with ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Iwo Jima

    World War II Veterans Remember the Greatest Battle of the Pacific

    by Larry Smith ...
    Narrated by Dick Hill ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 1 min

    On February 19, 1945, nearly 70,000 American soldiers invaded a tiny volcanic island in the Pacific. Over the next thirty-five days, approximately 28,000 soldiers died, including nearly 22,000 Japanese and 6,821 Americans, making Iwo Jima one of the costliest battles of World War II. Bestselling oral historian Larry Smith dug deep for exclusive stories from Iwo Jima veterans, including the last ... Read more

    $31.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial