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  • Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base

    Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base

    Genre: History,North American,Military
    Author: Annie Jacobsen
    Duration: 16:14:00

    Myths and hypotheses about Area 51 have long abounded, thanks to the intense secrecy enveloping it. Some claim it is home to aliens, underground tunnel systems, and nuclear facilities. Others believe that the lunar landing was filmed there. The prevalence of these rumors stems from the fact that no ... [ more ]

  • Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill

    Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill

    Genre: History,Military
    Author: Candice Millard
    Duration: 10:14:58

    From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime mini ... [ more ]

  • Army at Dawn

    Army at Dawn

    Genre: History,Fiction,Historical Fiction,Military
    Author: Rick Atkinson
    Duration: 07:05:00

    In the first volume of a remarkable trilogy, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson provides the definitive history of the war in North Africa. The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is an epic story of courage and calamity, of miscalculation and enduring triumph. An Army ... [ more ]

  • Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945

    Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945

    Genre: History,Military
    Author: Rick Atkinson
    Duration: 32:24:00

    The eagerly awaited final volume in Pulitzer Prize-winner Rick Atkinson's New York Times bestselling Liberation Trilogy. It is the twentieth century's unrivaled epic: at a staggering price, the United States and its allies liberated Europe and vanquished Hitler. In the first two volumes of his ... [ more ]

  • Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier: Some of the Adventures, Dangers, and Sufferings of Joseph Plumb Martin

    Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier: Some of the Adventures, Dangers, and Sufferings of Joseph Plumb Martin

    Genre: History,Military
    Author: Joseph Plumb Martin
    Duration: 08:02:57

    Joining the Continental Army as a teenager, Joseph Plumb Martin spent the next eight years fighting in the Revolutionary War as an enlisted man. His memoirs tell in detail his experiences during that time...the bitter cold, hunger, loss of life, long marches, and fear of battle. He also includes tal ... [ more ]

  • What It's Like to Go to War

    What It's Like to Go to War

    Genre: History,Military
    Author: Karl Marlantes
    Duration: 08:50:00

    From the author of the bestselling and award-winning Matterhorn comes a brilliant nonfiction book about war and the psychological and spiritual toll it takes on those who fight. I wrote this book primarily to come to terms with my own experience of combat. So far—reading, writing, thinkin ... [ more ]

  • Legend: A Harrowing Story from the Vietnam War of One Green Beret's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines

    Legend: A Harrowing Story from the Vietnam War of One Green Beret's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines

    Genre: History,Military
    Author: Eric Blehm
    Duration: 09:11:00

    The unforgettable account and courageous actions of the U.S. Army’s 240th Assault Helicopter Company and Green Beret Staff Sergeant Roy Benavidez, who risked everything to rescue a Special Forces team trapped behind enemy lines. In Legend, acclaimed bestselling author Eric Blehm takes as his c ... [ more ]

  • Life and Legend of Chris Kyle: American Sniper, Navy SEAL

    Life and Legend of Chris Kyle: American Sniper, Navy SEAL

    Genre: Biographies,Military
    Author: Michael J. Mooney
    Duration: 02:05:00

    New York Times bestseller The life story of Chris Kyle, the American Sniper Journalist Michael J. Mooney reveals the life story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the American Sniper, from his Texas childhood up through his death in February 2013. A brutal warrior but a gentle father and husband, Kyle led ... [ more ]

  • Quartered Safe Out Here: A Recollection of the War in Burma

    Quartered Safe Out Here: A Recollection of the War in Burma

    Genre: Biographies,Historical,Military
    Author: George MacDonald Fraser
    Duration: 08:08:00

    George MacDonald Fraser'beloved for his series of Flashman historical novels'offers an action-packed memoir of his experiences in Burma during World War II. Fraser was only 19 when he arrived there in the war's final year, and he offers a first-hand glimpse at the camaraderie, danger, and satisfact ... [ more ]

  • Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah

    Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah

    Genre: History,Military,History,Military,History,Military,History,Military
    Author: Kenneth C. Davis
    Duration: 12:45:00

    Multi-million-copy bestselling historian Kenneth C. Davis sets his sights on war stories in The Hidden History of America at War. In prose that will remind you of the best teacher you ever had (People Magazine), Davis brings to life six emblematic battles, revealing untold tales that span our nation ... [ more ]

  • Mirror Test

    Mirror Test

    Genre: History,Military
    Author: J. Kael Weston
    Duration: 22:25:49

    A New York Times Editors' ChoiceA powerfully written firsthand account of the human costs of conflict.J. Kael Weston spent seven years on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan working for the U.S. State Department in some of the most dangerous frontline locations. Upon his return home, while traveling ... [ more ]

  • War Paint: The 1st Infantry Division’s LRP/Ranger Company in Fierce Combat in Vietnam

    War Paint: The 1st Infantry Division’s LRP/Ranger Company in Fierce Combat in Vietnam

    Genre: Biographies,Historical,Military
    Author: Bill Goshen
    Duration: 02:00:00

    The men who served with in the 1st Infantry Division with F company, 52nd Infantry, (LRP) later redesignated as Company I, 75th Infantry (Ranger) –engaged in some of the fiercest, bloodiest fighting during the Vietnam War, suffering a greater relative aggregate of casualties that any other LRRP/LRP/ ... [ more ]

  • Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of her Survivors

    Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of her Survivors

    Genre: History,Fiction,North American,Military,Action & Adventure
    Author: James D. Hornfischer
    Duration: 06:05:00

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Son, we're going to Hell.' The navigator of the USS Houston confided these prophetic words to a young officer as he and his captain charted a course into U.S. naval legend. Renowned as FDR's favorite warship, the cruiser USS Houston was a prize target trapped in the f ... [ more ]

  • Francotirador: La autobiografía del francotirador más letal en la historia de Estados Unidos de América

    Francotirador: La autobiografía del francotirador más letal en la historia de Estados Unidos de América

    Genre: Biographies,Foreign Language Titles,Military,Spanish
    Author: Chris Kyle
    Duration: 10:58:00

    Fascinante, reveladora y poderosa, Francotirador la asombrosa autobiografía del Capitán SEAL Chris Kyle, el francotirador que tuvo el récord más alto en la historia militar estadounidense. En Francotirador, Kyle relata la extraordinaria historia de su carrera que duró una década. El fascinante relat ... [ more ]

  • Moscow 1941: A City and Its People at War

    Moscow 1941: A City and Its People at War

    Genre: History,Military
    Author: Rodric Braithwaite
    Duration: 13:52:00

    In this essential addition to the literature of World War II, international diplomat and author Rodric Braithwaite presents a brilliantly researched and realized history of the 1941 Battle of Moscow, the first strategic defeat of the German armed forces in their march across Europe. ... [ more ]

  • Munich, 1938: Appeasement and World War II

    Munich, 1938: Appeasement and World War II

    Genre: History,Military,History
    Author: David Faber
    Duration: 19:07:00

    David Faber, the author of Speaking for England, pens a dramatic, detailed, and essential narrative account of the 1938 Munich appeasement crisis. ... [ more ]

  • Nazism and War

    Nazism and War

    Genre: History,European,Military
    Author: Richard Bessel
    Duration: 09:27:00

    Richard Bessel, history professor at the University of York, specializes in the social and political history of Nazi Germany. In four compelling essays, he forcefully argues that racism made war inevitable. The Third Reich, led by a band of political gangsters, came to power with a deep ideologi ... [ more ]

  • Charlie Mike: A True Story of War and Finding the Way Home

    Charlie Mike: A True Story of War and Finding the Way Home

    Genre: Biographies,Military
    Author: Joe Klein
    Duration: 08:55:26

    This is the true story of two decorated combat veterans linked by tragedy, who come home from the Middle East and find a new way to save their comrades and heal their country.In Charlie Mike, Joe Klein tells the dramatic story of Eric Greitens and Jake Wood, larger-than-life war heroes who come home ... [ more ]

  • Dogs of War: The Courage, Love, and Loyalty of Military Working Dogs

    Dogs of War: The Courage, Love, and Loyalty of Military Working Dogs

    Genre: Biographies,Military
    Author: Lisa Rogak
    Duration: 06:20:00

    From the author of the Edgar- and Anthony-nominated Haunted Heart comes an incredible, heartwarming story of the largely unseen but vital role that dogs play in our armed forces. ... [ more ]

  • None Braver: U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen In The War On Terrorism

    None Braver: U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen In The War On Terrorism

    Genre: History,Military
    Author: Michael Hirsh
    Duration: 12:10:07

    From award-winning journalist and combat veteran Michael Hirsh comes the thrilling inside story of the Air Force's pararescue operations in Afghanistan. The first journalist to be embedded with an Air Force combat unit in the war on terrorism, Hirsh flew from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, with the ... [ more ]