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  • American Spartan

  • The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant
  • By: Ann Scott Tyson
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Danny Campbell
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 425
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 377
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 376

Some have called him "Lawrence of Afghanistan". To the Pashtun tribesmen he is "Commander Jim", leader of the "bearded ones". He is Army Special Forces Major Jim Gant, one of the most charismatic and controversial U.S. commanders of modern memory, a man who changed the face of America's war in Afghanistan when his critical white paper, "One Tribe at a Time", went viral at the Pentagon, the White House, and on Capitol Hill in 2009.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THE TRUE ARMY OF ONE!!!"THE SPARTAN"

  • By Hunter on 07-17-14

Really self serving book

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1 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-09-18

The book spent hours.... really just working to justify one officer's fall from grace. Sad.

  • Killing England

  • The Brutal Struggle for American Independence
  • By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,678
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,296
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,271

The breathtaking latest installment in Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's mega-best-selling Killing series transports listeners to the most important era in our nation's history, the Revolutionary War. Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Great Britain's King George III, Killing England chronicles the path to independence in gripping detail, taking the listener from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You Must Read This Book

  • By Susie Davis on 10-22-17

Patriot must read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-25-18

Just a phenomenal book. It should be a mandatory read in every school and college.

  • Outlaw Platoon

  • Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan
  • By: Sean Parnell, John Bruning
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,177
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,897
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,893

At 24 years of age, U.S. Army Ranger Sean Parnell was named commander of a forty-man elite infantry platoon - a unit that came to be known as the Outlaws - and was tasked with rooting out Pakistan-based insurgents from a mountain valley along Afghanistan's eastern frontier. Parnell and his men assumed they would be facing a ragtag bunch of civilians, but in May 2006 what started out as a routine patrol through the lower mountains of the Hindu Kush became a brutal ambush.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book...Everyone should listen to this book!!

  • By Chris on 04-09-12

Great book. Great story and incredibly well told.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-11-17

It's absolutely amazing how well we've done in Afghanistan!!! Soldier's like these are the reason why. Well done Outlaw Platoon. God bless and keep you all.

  • Reminiscences of a Rebel

  • By: Wayland Fuller Dunaway
  • Narrated by: John Michaels
  • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Wayland Fuller Dunaway served as a Captain of Copany I, of the 40th Virginia Regiment of the Army of Northern Virginia fought in all the battles of Lee's Army until he was captured after the Battle of Gettysburg, whereupon he is incarcerated at Johnson's Island until the end of the war. This narrative gives an excellent picture of life in the Army of Northern Virginia.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really good road trip book

  • By James F. on 06-27-17

Really good road trip book

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-27-17

Really good story of a soldiers life from his own point of view. A different look at the Civil War.