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    • With the Old Breed

    • At Peleliu and Okinawa
    • By: E. B. Sledge
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor, Joe Mazzello, Tom Hanks (introduction)
    • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4,798
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,382
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,368

    The celebrated 2010 HBO miniseries The Pacific, winner of eight Emmy Awards, was based on two classic books about the War in the Pacific, Helmet for My Pillow and With The Old Breed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is the second audio book of Sledge's work

    • By Richard on 10-21-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Europe

    • A History
    • By: Norman Davies
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 61 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Here is a masterpiece of historical narrative that stretches from the Ice Age to the Atomic Age, as it tells the story of Europe, East and West....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Favorite Historian

    • By bernickus on 05-14-19

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The American Civil War

    • By: Gary W. Gallagher, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Gary W. Gallagher
    • Length: 24 hrs and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,350
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,118
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,105

    This series of lectures offers detailed analyses of the strategic and tactical dimensions of the Civil War's most important campaigns....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Series

    • By Rodney on 07-09-13

    Regular price: $52.95

    • The Space Race

    • An Audible Original
    • By: Colin Brake, Patrick Chapman, Richard Hollingham, and others
    • Narrated by: Kate Mulgrew
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1969 moon landing, this major drama-documentary series charts the definitive story of the past, present and future of humankind’s exploration of space. The Space Race is narrated by Kate Mulgrew and features a full cast....

    Regular price: $21.81

    • 1491

    • New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
    • By: Charles C. Mann
    • Narrated by: Darrell Dennis
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,605
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,453
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,447

    A groundbreaking study that radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans in 1492....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exposes Non-Academic Audience to The Debate Between Ideas of Pre-Colombian America's

    • By Christopher on 01-19-17
    • New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
    • By: Charles C. Mann
    • Narrated by: Darrell Dennis
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 08-29-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,605 ratings

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Lone Survivor

    • The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
    • By: Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,025
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,112
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9,131

    Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • True Tale of Courage and Honor

    • By docJ on 03-15-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • SOG

    • The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam
    • By: John L. Plaster
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 373
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 345

    John Plaster’s riveting account of his covert activities as a member of a special operations team during the Vietnam War....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More, give me more.

    • By Lee Ward on 03-06-19
    • The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam
    • By: John L. Plaster
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 02-19-19
    • 5 out of 5 stars 373 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Undaunted Courage

    • By: Stephen E. Ambrose
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 21 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,436
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,557
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,552

    Meriwether Lewis and his partner, William Clark, endured incredible hardships and witnessed astounding sights on their 1803 cross-country trip to unexplored West....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Narration kills a great book

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-10-08

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Code Girls

    • The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II
    • By: Liza Mundy
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,918
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,908

    Recruited by the US Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than 10,000 women served as codebreakers during World War II....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A less known story of American women in WWII

    • By Elisabeth Carey on 03-17-18
    • The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II
    • By: Liza Mundy
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 10-10-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,100 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Chariots of the Gods

    • By: Erich von Daniken
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,443
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,270
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,268

    Erich von Däniken's Chariots of the Gods is a work of monumental importance....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Makes for an interesting perspective

    • By Telebiopic on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Truman

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 54 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,779
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,499
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,501

    Hailed by critics as an American masterpiece, David McCullough's sweeping biography of Harry S. Truman captured the heart of the nation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • That Mousy Little Man From Missouri Revisited

    • By Sara on 07-23-15

    Regular price: $115.95

    • Destiny of the Republic

    • A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
    • By: Candice Millard
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,802
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,312
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,304

    James A. Garfield may have been the most extraordinary man ever elected president....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marvelous, Magnificent, Millard

    • By Mel on 02-08-12

    Regular price: $27.95

    • Mythos

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,056
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 998
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 993

    The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The book is charming, entertaining and a good read

    • By Lars Andre Glendrange on 12-19-18

    Regular price: $30.62

    • The Pentagon's Brain

    • An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency
    • By: Annie Jacobsen
    • Narrated by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,407
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,287

    Annie Jacobsen draws on inside sources, exclusive interviews, private documents, and declassified memos to paint a picture of DARPA, or "the Pentagon's brain"....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expceted but thats not a bad thing

    • By dfcgts on 09-30-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Big Short

    • Inside the Doomsday Machine
    • By: Michael Lewis
    • Narrated by: Jesse Boggs
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,443
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,129

    Michael Lewis intelligently - and humorously - explains the current economic crisis in The Big Short....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and Engaging

    • By Jay on 03-23-10

    Regular price: $27.95

    • These Truths

    • A History of the United States
    • By: Jill Lepore
    • Narrated by: Jill Lepore
    • Length: 29 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 858
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 799
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 783

    In riveting prose, These Truths tells the story of America, beginning in 1492, to ask whether the course of events has proven the nation's founding truths or belied them....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story but distracting sound engineering

    • By MindSpiker on 11-21-18

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

    • By: Jon Meacham
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann, Jon Meacham
    • Length: 18 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,452
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,968
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,945

    In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Man and Biography Relevant to Our Day

    • By Darwin8u on 11-14-12

    Regular price: $38.95

    • Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch

    • An Audible Original
    • By: Ruth Cowen
    • Narrated by: Jennie Bond, Tim Piggott-Smith, Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,561
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,539
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,480

    Respected royal broadcaster Jennie Bond narrates the life story of Queen Elizabeth II, and takes listeners inside the private life of one of the most public figures in modern history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly Enjoyable From Start To Finish

    • By Julia on 04-16-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • We've Got People

    • From Jesse Jackson to AOC, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement
    • By: Ryan Grim
    • Narrated by: Sean W. Stewart
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may seem like she came from nowhere, but the movement that propelled her to office - and to global political stardom - has been building for 30 years....

    • From Jesse Jackson to AOC, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement
    • By: Ryan Grim
    • Narrated by: Sean W. Stewart
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Release date: 07-19-19
    • 5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A History of the World in 6 Glasses

    • By: Tom Standage
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,376
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,943
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,956

    Throughout human history, certain drinks have done much more than just quench thirst....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and Informative

    • By Stoker on 09-09-11

    Regular price: $19.95

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