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Julius Caesar: Man, Soldier, and Tyrant
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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
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
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
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
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
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
Tigers in the Mud: The Combat Career of German Panzer Commander Otto Carius
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..
The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra
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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
The Mistresses of Cliveden: Three Centuries of Scandal, Power, and Intrigue in an English Stately Home
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