War & Military

History of Henry the Fourth King of France and Navarre

Read by Pamela Nagami


John Stevens Cabot Abbott


Henry IV, King of France and Navarre (1553-1610) was the first monarch of France from the House of Bourbon. He was raised in the Protestant …

The Monitor and the Merrimac: Both sides of the story

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John Worden


The American Civil War lasted four years, from 1861 to 1865. It included some iconic battles that have maintained enough interest to merit r…

War Flying by a Pilot

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Lessel Finer Hutcheon


Published in 1917, this "little volume of 'Theta’s' letters to his home people" was assembled to provide useful information for yo…

The County Regiment

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Dudley Landon Vaill


A sketch of the second regiment of Connecticut volunteer heavy artillery, originally the Nineteenth Volunteer Infantry, in the Civil War.

The Life of Washington, Volume 3

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John James Marshall


Volume 3 of The Life continues the Revolutionary War from the incursion into Jersey in 1778 to its conclusion with the surrender of Lord Cor…

The Life of Washington, Volume 2

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John James Marshall


Volume 2 of The Life begins with some early biography, but moves quickly to Washington's military career as a colonel in the battles against…

With the Anzacs in Cairo

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Guy Thornton


Guy Thornton recounts his experiences serving as a military chaplain with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) while stationed …

The Confessions of Nat Turner, The Leader of the Late Insurrection in Southampt…

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Thomas R. Gray


This is a detailed description of the massacre that took place on August 21-23, 1831 that became known as Nat Turner's Rebellion. Nat Turner…

The Final Campaign: Marines in the Victory on Okinawa

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Joseph H. Alexander


The three-month-long battle of Okinawa covered a 700-mile arc from Formosa to Kyushu and involved a million combatants--Americans, Japanese,…

The Roman Triumvirates

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Charles Merivale


In this short volume, the British historian, Charles Merivale, describes the long conflict by which the rule of one man replaced the Roman R…

The Causes Of The American Civil War

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John Lothrop Motley


John Lothrop Motley (1814 – 1877) was an American author and popular diplomat, who helped to prevent European intervention on the side of th…

A Minor War History

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Martin Alonzo Haynes


A personal history of the American Civil War taken from the author's own letters to 'the girl he left behind', who later became his wife. Th…

The Normans in Europe

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Arthur Henry Johnson


This short history of the Normans in Europe opens with the invasions of the Vikings, who came from Scandinavian villages among rugged rocks …

Untimely Papers

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Randolph Silliman Bourne


This is a posthumous collection of essays by Randolph Bourne. Many originally appeared in the journal "The Seven Arts," before the…

A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General …

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Justin McCarthy and Justin Mccarthy


Volume II of this popular history opens in the revolutionary year, 1848, with the Chartist movement for manhood suffrage and with the rise o…

The Early Hanoverians

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Edward Ellis Morris


In this short book Edward Ellis Morris writes a vivid account of the reigns of the first two Georges. Scarcely had the fifty-four-year-old k…

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