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The Civil War
By Brand: Knowledge Products
SKU: #0921-WS1901-A01012-0938935550
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
At 4:30 a.m. on April 12th 1861 Confederate forces fired upon a small Union garrison at Fort Sumter South Carolina. Thus began the Civil War during which twice as many Americans died as in World War II. It would be America's bloodiest conflict. But the changes wrought in American Government were as significant as the war's casualities. America became nation under a strong executive power-a nation that the founding fathers scarcely would have recognized.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
By Tantor Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Pulitzer Prize, History, 2011 In this landmark work of deep scholarship and insight, Eric Foner gives us the definitive history of Abraham Lincoln and the end of slavery in America. Foner begins with Lincoln's youth in Indiana and Illinois and follows the trajectory of his career across an increasingly tense and shifting political terrain from Illinois to Washington, D.C. Although ''naturally anti-slavery'' for as long as he can remember, Lincoln scrupulously holds to the position that the

America: The Last Best Hope, Volume 1: From the Age of Discovery to a World at War
By Oasis Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
From the bold, brilliant mind of best-selling author William J. Bennett comes this thrilling account of the virtues and vices of our great country and the many brave men and women who have made it the powerful nation it is today. A sweeping tale of human initiative, struggle, and victory, Bennett captures what is unique about America..

American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
A major new biography of the Civil War general and American president, by the author of the New York Times bestseller A. Lincoln. The dramatic story of one of America's greatest and most misunderstood military leaders and presidents, this is a major new interpretation of Ulysses S. Grant. Based on 7 years of research with primary documents, some of them never tapped before, this is destined to become the Grant biography of our times..

Morning Star, Midnight Sun: The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II AugustOctober 1942
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781541458031, isbn: 1541458036,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Following the disastrous Java Sea campaign, the Allies went on the offensive in the Pacific in a desperate attempt to halt the Japanese forces that were rampaging across the region. With the conquest of Australia a very real possibility, the stakes were high. Their target: the Japanese-held Soloman Islands, in particular the southern island of Guadalcanal.Hamstrung by arcane pre-war thinking and a bureaucratic mind-set, the U.S. Navy had to adapt on the fly in order to compete with the mighty

Hitler's Thirty Days to Power: January 1933
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781441703545, isbn: 1441703543,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 51 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 re-creates 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.''.

Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West
By Tantor Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
In the fifth century BC, a global superpower was determined to bring truth and order to what it regarded as two terrorist states. The superpower was Persia, incomparably rich in ambition, gold, and men. The terrorist states were Athens and Sparta, eccentric cities in a poor and mountainous backwater: Greece. The story of how their citizens took on the Great King of Persia, and thereby saved not only themselves, but Western civilization as well, is as heart-stopping and fateful as any episode in

Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan
By Macmillan Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
The powerful and riveting new audiobook in the multimillion-selling Killing series by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido, stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonor. Killing the Rising Sun takes listeners to the bloody tropical-island battlefields of Peleliu and Iwo

The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 1 : Fort Sumter to Perryville (Part 2 of 2 parts)
By Brand: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9780786101139, isbn: 078610113X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
A narrative history of the American Civil War, which covers not only the battles and the troop movements but also the social background that brought on the war and led, in the end, to the South's defeat. This is Volume One: Part Two in 14 cassettes.Used Book in Good Condition.

We Will Not Go to Tuapse: From the Donets to the Oder with the Legion Wallonie and 5th SS Volunteer Assault Brigade ‘Wallonien’ 1942-45
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
Until recent years, very little was known of the tens of thousands of foreign nationals from Norway, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, France, and Spain who served voluntarily in the military formations of the German army and the German Waffen-SS. In Kaisergruber's book, the listener discovers important issues of collaboration, the apparent contributions of the volunteers to the German war effort, their varied experiences, their motives, the attitude of the German High Command and bureaucracy, and the

The Civil War: Parts 1 & 2 (United States at War- Audio Classics series)
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9780786168972, isbn: 0786168978,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
[Read by George C. Scott] **This volume contains both -- PART 1 and PART 2 -- of The Civil War by Jeffrey Rogers Hummel.** The United States at War Series is a collection of presentations that review the political, economic, and social forces that have erupted in military conflict. PART I From 1861 to 1865 America was caught in the convulsions of war -- The Civil War. No historical event, short of the American Revolution itself, has so deeply affected the United States. The Civil War is often

Fur Volk and Fuhrer: The Memoir of a Veteran of the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler
By Tantor Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Like many Germans, Berlin schoolboy Erwin Bartmann fell under the spell of the Zeitgeist cultivated by the Nazis. Convinced he was growing up in the best country in the world, he dreamt of joining the Leibstandarte, Hitler's elite Waffen SS unit. Tall, blond, blue-eyed, and just 17-years-old, Erwin fulfilled his dream on Mayday 1941, when he gave up his apprenticeship at the Glaser bakery in Memeler Strasse and walked into the Lichterfelde barracks in Berlin as a raw, volunteer recruit. On

Don't Know Much About the Civil War
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780553456035, isbn: 0553456032,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
What was the leading cause of death among Civil War soldiers? Why did Robert E. Lee resign from the U.S. army? Which group was exempt from the Confederate draft? Whom did the Emancipation Proclamation emancipate? Was the Gettysburg Address truly written on the back of an envelope? Did General Sherman really say, ''War is Hell?''If you can't answer most of these questions, you're not alone. Millions of Americans, bored by dull textbooks, are in the dark about the most significant event in

A Handful of Hard Men: The SAS and the Battle for Rhodesia
By Tantor Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
It is difficult to find another soldier's story to equal Captain Darrell Watt's in terms of time spent on the field of battle and challenges faced. Even by the lofty standards of the SAS and Special Forces, one has to look far to find anyone who can match his record of resilience and valor in the face of such daunting odds and with resources so paltry. In the fight, he showed himself to be a military maestro. A bush-lore genius, blessed with uncanny instincts and an unbridled determination to

For the Common Defense, 3rd Edition: A Military History of the United States from 1607 to 2012
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
Called ''the preeminent survey of American military history'' by Russell F. Weigley, America's foremost military historian, For the Common Defense is an essential contribution to the field of military history. This carefully researched third edition provides the most complete and current history of United States defense policy and military institutions and the conduct of America's wars. Without diminishing the value of its earlier editions, authors Allan R. Millett, Peter Maslowski, and

Otto Skorzeny: The Devil’s Disciple
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
SS-Obersturmbannführer Otto Skorzeny became a legend in his own time. ''Hitler's favorite commando'' acquired a reputation as a man of daring, renowned for his audacious 1943 mission to extricate Mussolini from a mountain-top prison. He could be brave and resourceful, but was also a notorious egoist and an unrepentant Nazi until the end of his life. Stuart Smith draws on years of in-depth research to uncover the truth about Skorzeny's career and complex personality. From his background as a

William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country: A Life
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
General Sherman's 1864 burning of Atlanta solidified his legacy as a ruthless leader. Yet Sherman proved far more complex than his legendary military tactics reveal. James Lee McDonough offers fresh insight into a man tormented by the fear that history would pass him by, who was plagued by personal debts, and who lived much of his life separated from his family. As a soldier, Sherman evolved from a spirited student at West Point into a general who steered the Civil War's most decisive

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II
By Hachette Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
Recruited by the US Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than 10,000 women served as codebreakers during World War II. While their brothers and boyfriends took up arms, these women moved to Washington and learned the meticulous work of codebreaking. Their efforts shortened the war, saved countless lives, and gave them access to careers previously denied to them. A strict vow of secrecy nearly erased their efforts from history; now, through dazzling research and interviews

Victory Point: Operations Red Wings and Whalers - the Marine Corps' Battle for Freedom in Afghanistan
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
In late June, 2005, media sources recounted the tragic story of 19 US special-operations personnel who died at the hands of insurgent/terrorist leader Ahmad Shah - and the lone survivor of Shah's ambush - deep in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan. The harrowing events of Operation Red Wings marked an important - yet widely misreported - chapter in the Global War on Terror, the full details of which the public burned to learn.  Victory Point reveals the complete, as-yet untold story of

No Greater Ally: The Untold Story of Poland’s Forces in World War II
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 124 reviews
There is a chapter of World War II history that remains largely untold: the story of the fourth largest Allied military of the war, and the only nation to have fought in the battles of Leningrad, Arnhem, Tobruk, and Normandy. This is the story of the Polish forces during the Second World War, the story of millions of young men and women who gave everything for freedom and in the final victory lost all. In a cruel twist of history, the monumental struggles of an entire nation have been largely

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