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Julius Caesar: Man, Soldier, and Tyrant
Julius Caesar: Man, Soldier, and Tyrant
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
Since the Renaissance, Julius Caesar has been idolized as a superman. There is no doubt that Caesar was an extraordinary man. But as General Fuller points out, Caesar was more extraordinary for his reckless ambition, matchless daring, and ruthless tyranny than for his skills as a military commander. Caesar continually had to extricate himself from the results of mistaken judgments. His unpremeditated Gallic conquest was just one of Fuller's many examples. In telling Caesar's history, Fuller


1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History
1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
New York Times best-selling author Jay Winik brings to life in gripping detail the year 1944, which determined the outcome of World War II and put more pressure than any other on an ailing yet determined President Roosevelt. It was not inevitable that World War II would end as it did or that it would even end well. Nineteen forty-four was a year that could have stymied the Allies and cemented Hitler's waning power. Instead it saved those democracies - but with a fateful cost. Now, in a


Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris
Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris
By Random House Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
The best-selling author of The Liberator brings to life the incredible true story of an American doctor in Paris and his heroic espionage efforts during the Second World War. The leafy Avenue de Foch, one of the most exclusive residential streets in Nazi-occupied France, was Paris' hotbed of daring spies, murderous secret police, amoral informers, and Vichy collaborators. So when American physician Sumner Jackson, who lived with his wife and young son, Phillip, at Number 11, found himself


Panzer Ace: The Memoirs of an Iron Cross Panzer Commander from Barbarossa to Normandy
Panzer Ace: The Memoirs of an Iron Cross Panzer Commander from Barbarossa to Normandy
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Richard Freiherr von Rosen was a highly decorated Wehrmacht soldier and outstanding panzer commander. After serving as a gunlayer on a Pz.Mk.III during Barbarossa, he led a company of Tigers at Kursk. Later he led a company of King Tiger panzers at Normandy and in late 1944 commanded a battle group (12 King Tigers and a flak company) against the Russians in Hungary in the rank of junior, later senior lieutenant (from November 1944, his final rank). Only 489 of these King Tiger tanks were ever


Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life
Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life
By Random House Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
From the New York Times best-selling author of Elizabeth the Queen comes the first major biography of Prince Charles in more than 20 years - perfect for fans of The Crown. Sally Bedell Smith returns once again to the British royal family to give us a new look at Prince Charles, the oldest heir to the throne in more than 300 years. This vivid, eye-opening biography - the product of four years of research and hundreds of interviews with palace officials, former girlfriends, spiritual gurus, and


Hitler's Hangman: The Life of Heydrich
Hitler's Hangman: The Life of Heydrich
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Reinhard Heydrich is widely recognized as one of the great iconic villains of the 20th century, an appalling figure even within the context of the Nazi leadership. Chief of the Nazi Criminal Police, the SS Security Service, and the Gestapo, ruthless overlord of Nazi-occupied Bohemia and Moravia, and leading planner of the ''Final Solution,'' Heydrich played a central role in Hitler's Germany. He shouldered a major share of responsibility for some of the worst Nazi atrocities, and up to his


Speer: Hitler's Architect
Speer: Hitler's Architect
By Tantor Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
A new biography of Albert Speer, Adolf Hitler's chief architect and trusted confidant, reveals the subject's deeper involvement in Nazi atrocities. In his best-selling autobiography, Albert Speer, Minister of Armaments and chief architect of Nazi Germany, repeatedly insisted he knew nothing of the genocidal crimes of Hitler's Third Reich. In this revealing new biography, author Martin Kitchen disputes Speer's lifelong assertions of ignorance and innocence, portraying a far darker figure who


A Journey: My Political Life
A Journey: My Political Life
By Random House Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Tony Blair is a politician who defines our times. His emergence as Labour Party leader in 1994 marked a seismic shift in British politics. Within a few short years, he had transformed his party and rallied the country behind him, becoming prime minister in 1997 with the biggest victory in Labour's history, and bringing to an end 18 years of Conservative government. He took Labour to a historic three terms in office as Britain's dominant political figure of the last two decades. A Journey is


A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
By Random House Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Master storyteller Ben Macintyre's most ambitious work to date offers a powerful new angle on the 20th century's greatest spy story. Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain's counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War - while he was secretly working for the enemy. And nobody thought he knew Philby like Nicholas Elliott, Philby's best friend and fellow officer in MI6. The two men had gone to the same


The White King: Charles I, Traitor, Murderer, Martyr
The White King: Charles I, Traitor, Murderer, Martyr
By Hachette Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
From the New York Times best-selling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the tragic story of Charles I, his warrior queen, Britain's civil wars, and the trial for his life. Less than 40 years after England's golden age under Elizabeth I, the country was at war with itself. Split between loyalty to the Crown or to Parliament, war raged on English soil. The English Civil War would set family against family, friend against friend, and its casualties were immense - a greater


The Life of Samuel Johnson
The Life of Samuel Johnson
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
James Boswell forever changed the genre of biography when he painstakingly transformed a scholarly profusion of detail into a perceptive, lifelike portrait of Dr. Samuel Johnson. James Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson reveals a man of outsized appetites and private vulnerabilities and is the source of much of what we know about one of the towering figures of English literature. Boswell spent a great deal of time with Johnson in his final years and from his scrupulously accurate memory and


Tigers in the Mud: The Combat Career of German Panzer Commander Otto Carius
Tigers in the Mud: The Combat Career of German Panzer Commander Otto Carius
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781515966180, isbn: 1515966186,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
World War II began with a metallic roar as the German Blitzkrieg raced across Europe, spearheaded by the most dreaded weapon of the twentieth century: the Panzer. No German tank better represents that thundering power than the infamous Tiger, and Otto Carius was one of the most successful commanders to ever take a Tiger into battle, destroying well over 150 enemy tanks during his incredible career..


Charlemagne
Charlemagne
By Tantor Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
When the legendary Frankish king and emperor Charlemagne died in 814 he left behind a dominion and a legacy unlike anything seen in Western Europe since the fall of Rome. Johannes Fried paints a compelling portrait of a devout ruler, a violent time, and a unified kingdom that deepens our understanding of the man often called the father of Europe..


Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion
Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion
By Random House Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
She ascended the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland in 1702 at age 37, Britain's last Stuart monarch. Five years later she united two of her realms, England and Scotland, as a sovereign state, creating the Kingdom of Great Britain. She had a history of personal misfortune, overcoming ill health (she suffered from crippling arthritis; by the time she became queen she was a virtual invalid) and living through 17 miscarriages, stillbirths, and premature births in 17 years. By the end of her


The Invention of Air
The Invention of Air
By Penguin Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Best-selling author Steven Johnson recounts - in dazzling, multidisciplinary fashion - the story of the brilliant man who embodied the relationship between science, religion, and politics for America's Founding Fathers. The Invention of Air is a title of world-changing ideas wrapped around a compelling narrative, a story of genius and violence and friendship in the midst of sweeping historical change that provokes us to recast our understanding of the Founding Fathers. It is the story of


The Hiding Place
The Hiding Place
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ean: 9781596446823, isbn: 159644682X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
The amazing story of Corrie ten Boom, a heroine of the Dutch Resistance who helped Jews escape from the Nazis and became one of the most remarkable evangelists of the 20th century, is told in her classic memoir, now retold for a new generation.Used Book in Good Condition.


The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra
The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra
By Macmillan Audio
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ean: 9781427262714, isbn: 1427262713,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
A New York Times Bestseller for 12 weeks! ''Helen Rappaport paints a compelling portrait of the doomed grand duchesses.'' ―People magazine''The public spoke of the sisters in a gentile, superficial manner, but Rappaport captures sections of letters and diary entries to showcase the sisters' thoughtfulness and intelligence.'' ―Publishers Weekly (starred review)They were the Princess Dianas of their day―perhaps the most photographed and talked about young royals of the early twentieth


Hitler’s Thirty Days to Power: January 1933
Hitler’s Thirty Days to Power: January 1933
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Distinguished Yale historian Henry Ashby Turner Jr. makes an important and influential addition to his lifelong study of Nazi Germany. Hitler's Thirty Days to Power paints vivid portraits of the main players in the drama of January 1933 and, using newly available documents, masterfully recreates the bewildering circumstances surrounding Hitler's unexpected appointment as chancellor of Germany. The result is a work that Booklist calls ''first rate...a gripping, foreboding narrative.''.


The Mistresses of Cliveden: Three Centuries of Scandal, Power, and Intrigue in an English Stately Home
The Mistresses of Cliveden: Three Centuries of Scandal, Power, and Intrigue in an English Stately Home
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
For fans of Downton Abbey comes an immersive historical epic about a lavish English manor and a dynasty of rich and powerful women who ruled the estate over three centuries of misbehavior, scandal, intrigue, and passion. Five miles from Windsor Castle, home of the royal family, sits the Cliveden estate. Overlooking the Thames, the mansion is flanked by two wings and surrounded by lavish gardens. Throughout its storied history, Cliveden has been a setting for misbehavior, intrigue, and passion


The Sistine Secrets: Michelangelo's Forbidden Messages in the Heart of the Vatican
The Sistine Secrets: Michelangelo's Forbidden Messages in the Heart of the Vatican
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Five hundred years ago, Michelangelo began work on a painting that became one of the most famous pieces of art in the world - the Sistine Chapel ceiling. Every year millions of people come to see Michelangelo's Sistine ceiling, which is the largest fresco painting on earth in the holiest of Christianity's chapels; yet there is not one single Christian image in this vast, magnificent artwork. The Sistine Secrets tells the fascinating story of how Michelangelo embedded messages of brotherhood,



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