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  • Texas Rising

  • The Epic History of the Lone Star Republic and the Rise of the Texas Rangers, 1836-1846
  • By: Stephen L. Moore
  • Narrated by: P.J. Ochlan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83

The official nonfiction companion to the History Channel dramatic series Texas Rising (produced by the same team that made the record-breaking Hatfields and McCoys): a thrilling new narrative history of the Texas Revolution and the rise of the legendary Texas Rangers who patrolled the violent western frontier.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well Documented Texas History

  • By Charles Fred Smith on 03-23-16

FEARLESS

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Reviewed: 01-30-18

DO NOT FEAR! Even If the FBI fails there will always be the TEXAS RANGERS

  • Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution

  • Texas Classics
  • By: Stephen L. Hardin
  • Narrated by: A.T. Chandler
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

Hardly were the last shots fired at the Alamo before the Texas Revolution entered the realm of myth and controversy. French visitor Frederic Gaillardet called it a "Texian Iliad" in 1839, while American Theodore Sedgwick pronounced the war and its resulting legends "almost burlesque."

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great lesson

  • By John on 10-11-15

Real Men

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 01-10-18

Men are gonna argue and bitch then do what it takes to win a war

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  • Gates of Fire

  • An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
  • By: Steven Pressfield
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,963
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,680
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,690

Gates of Fire puts you at the side of valiant Spartan warriors in 480 BC for the bloody, climactic battle at Thermopylae. There, a few hundred of Sparta’s finest sacrificed their lives to hold back the invading Persian millions. The time they bought enabled the Greeks to rally - saving, according to ancient historian Herodotus, “Western democracy and freedom from perishing in the cradle.” How did the Spartans accomplish this superhuman feat? This is what the King of Persia hopes to learn from the sole Spartan survivor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Story is good The Narrator is Great

  • By Richard on 02-27-12

The corner stone of History

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Reviewed: 05-19-17

these historical events gives reason to the battles of Concord, Gonzales and Alamo, Freedom rings

  • The Old Man and the Sea

  • By: Ernest Hemingway
  • Narrated by: Donald Sutherland
  • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,664
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,563
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,552

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal, a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Here Hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Truly a Classic

  • By Dave on 07-01-08

Head On

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-12-17

sometimes there is no escape from reality it must be faced head on full force

  • 13 Hours

  • The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi
  • By: Mitchell Zuckoff, Annex Security Team
  • Narrated by: Mitchell Zuckoff
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,466
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,492
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,460

13 Hours presents, for the first time ever, the true account of the events of September 11, 2012, when terrorists attacked the US State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA station called the Annex in Benghazi, Libya. A team of six American security operators fought to repel the attackers and protect the Americans stationed there. Those men went beyond the call of duty, performing extraordinary acts of courage and heroism, to avert tragedy on a much larger scale.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Listened to it THREE TIMES

  • By LTC R. on 04-14-16

Very brave men

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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: 01-13-16

these men are heros and represent the finest this country has to offer. Bless them

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