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    • 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 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,518
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,279
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,278

    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

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Indestructible

    • One Man's Rescue Mission That Changed the Course of WWII
    • By: John R. Bruning
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 17 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431

    December 1941: Manila is invaded, and US citizen and Philippines Airlines manager Pappy Gunn is ordered to fly key military command out of the country, leaving his family at home. So Gunn was miles away when the Japanese captured his wife and children, placing them in an internment camp where they faced disease, abuse, and starvation. Gunn spent three years trying to rescue them. His exploits became legend as he revolutionized the art of air warfare, devising his own weaponry, missions, and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You will love Pappy's story

    • By A. L. DeWitt on 11-15-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • House to House

    • An Epic Memoir of War
    • By: Staff Sergeant David Bellavia, John Bruning
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 941
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 940

    In one of the most compelling combat narratives ever written, Staff Sergeant David Bellavia, an Army infantry platoon leader in Iraq, gives a teeth-rattling, first-hand account of 11 straight days of heavy house-to-house fighting during the climactic second battle of Fallujah. His actions in the firefight, which included killing five insurgents in hand-to-hand combat, earned Bellavia the Bronze Star, the Silver Star, and New York state's highest military honor, the Conspicuous Service Cross.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As raw as it gets

    • By Robert on 09-24-07

    Regular price: $19.57

    • Trident

    • The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader
    • By: Jason Redman, John Bruning
    • Narrated by: Erik Bergmann
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 782
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 699
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 702

    Decorated Navy SEAL Lieutenant Jason Redman served his country courageously and with distinction in Colombia, Peru, Afghanistan, and Iraq, where he commanded mobility and assault forces. But his journey was not without its supreme challenges. He was critically wounded in 2007 when he was struck by machine-gun fire at point blank range. During his intense recovery period, Redman posted a sign on his door, warning all who entered not to "feel sorry for [his] wounds."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The honesty is overwhelming.

    • By Paul on 11-23-13

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Level Zero Heroes

    • The Story of U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan
    • By: Michael Golembesky, John R. Bruning
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 712
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 647
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 645

    Michael Golembesky follows the members of U.S. Marine Special Operations Team 8222 on their assignment to the remote and isolated Taliban stronghold known as Bala Murghab as they conduct special operations in an effort to break the Taliban’s grip on the Valley. What started out as a routine mission changed when two 82nd Airborne Paratroopers tragically drowned in the Bala Murghab River while trying to retrieve vital supplies from an air drop that had gone terribly wrong.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Worst narrator ever

    • By Bob Meindl on 07-03-15

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Shock Factor

    • American Snipers in the War on Terror
    • By: Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin USMC (Ret.), John R. Bruning
    • Narrated by: Tony Ward
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    Retired Marine sniper Jack Coughlin and John Bruning pull back the curtain of secrecy to take an insider's look at the dark and misunderstood world of America's sniper force. Long considered the redheaded stepchildren of the infantry, snipers have been loathed by their fellow warriors, called "ten cent killers" by our media, and portrayed as unbalanced psychopaths by Hollywood.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, terrible narration.

    • By we on 05-19-15

    Regular price: $27.99