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The Iliad

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Homer


The Iliad, together with the Odyssey, is one of two ancient Greek epic poems traditionally attributed to Homer. The poem is commonly dated t…

The White Company

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Set during the Hundred Years' War with France, The White Company tells the story of a young Saxon man who is learning what it is to be a kni…

Diary of a U-boat Commander

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Stephen King-Hall


Captain Karl von Schenk of the Kaiser's Navy is a stereotypical German nobleman - supremely self-confident, touchy about the divisions of cl…

The Story of Joan of Arc

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Andrew Lang


Joan of Arc is a folk heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint. Claiming divine guidance, she led the French army to several important v…

The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865

Read by Sue Anderson


Leander Stillwell


Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell …

Trafalgar

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Benito Pérez Galdós


Trafalgar, es el primero de los 46 Episodios Nacionales, escritos por Benito Pérez Galdós, que es considerado el mayor novelis…

The Red Badge of Courage

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Stephen Crane


This is a short novel published in 1895 and based vaguely on the battle of Chancellorsville of the American Civil War. Unlike other works on…

The Last Of The Mohicans - A Narrative of 1757

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James Fenimore Cooper


The Last of the Mohicans is an epic novel by James Fenimore Cooper, first published in January 1826. It was one of the most popular English-…

The Blockade Runners

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Jules Verne


Writing at the end of the American Civil War, Verne weaves this story of a Scottish merchant who, in desperation at the interruption of the …

Autobiography of a Seaman, Vol. 1

Read by Timothy Ferguson


Lord Thomas Cochrane


This two volume work is the autobiography of Lord Cochrane, a naval captain of the Napoleonic period. His adventures are seminal to the deve…

Mr. Standfast

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


John Buchan


This is the third of Buchan's Richard Hannay novels, following The Thirty-nine Steps and Greenmantle. Set, like Greenmantle, durinig World W…

The U-boat Hunters

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James Brendan Connolly


The author takes the listener on a tour of various ships used in WW1. He discusses the boats and the seamen who occupy them and their encoun…

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Volumes 1 & 2

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Mark Twain's work on Joan of Arc is titled in full "Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte." De Conte …

War and Peace Vol. 1 (Dole Translation)

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Leo Tolstoy


”War and Peace” is a panoramic novel: It is its own justification, and perhaps needs no introduction. It always reminds the translator of a …

Fighting the Flying Circus

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Eddie Rickenbacker


This is the WWI memoirs of Medal of Honor winner, Capt Eddie Rickenbacker. He fought in and eventually became commander of the 94th "Ha…

The Escaping Club

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A. J. Evans


Described by some as one of the greatest escape books published. The Escaping Club recounts Evans' escape to Switzerland from a supposedly &…

The River War - An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan

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Winston S. Churchill


When the self-proclaimed Mahdi (“Guided One”) gathered Islamic forces and kicked the Anglo-Egyptians out of the Sudan, he unleashed a backla…

A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier: Some of the Adventures, Dangers, and Su…

Read by Barry Eads


Joseph Plumb Martin


Joining the Continental Army as a teenager, Joseph Plumb Martin spent the next eight years fighting in the Revolutionary War as an enlisted …

The Red Badge of Courage; An Episode of the American Civil War

Read by John W. Michaels


Stephen Crane


There comes a time in the course of battle when a participant casts his fate to the gods of war, and carries on without question, the task a…

Greenmantle

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John Buchan


Greenmantle is the second of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one…

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