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    • Operation Nimrod

    • The Iranian Embassy Siege
    • By: Russell Phillips
    • Narrated by: Phillip J Mather
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    On 29 April 1980, British police assured Iran that their embassy was secure. The very next day, terrorists stormed the embassy and took 26 hostages. With the Iranian government willing to let the hostages become martyrs, and the British government only willing to talk if the terrorists surrendered, 26 lives hung in the balance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Narration of an Interesting Event!

    • By A. Kessel on 09-24-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • A Ray of Light

    • Reinhard Heydrich, Lidice, and the North Staffordshire Miners
    • By: Russell Phillips
    • Narrated by: Anthony Howard
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Lidice was a peaceful and vibrant community in Czechoslovakia with a rich mining heritage. But an act of Nazi revenge saw this village wiped from existence in a horrifying chapter of European history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book that brings to light a tough time

    • By Daman on 10-28-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Damn Close-Run Thing

    • A Brief History of the Falklands Conflict
    • By: Russell Phillips
    • Narrated by: Phillip J Mather
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    In 1982, the average Briton didn't know the Falkland Islands existed, let alone their status as a disputed British territory just off the coast of Argentina. That changed when the Argentinians invaded the islands and overwhelmed the small defending force. Both nations claimed the islands were theirs, but now Argentina thought the British would give them up without a fight. They were wrong.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Just the facts

    • By Kingsley on 04-16-15

    Regular price: $6.95