War & Military

Bismarck

Read by Pamela Nagami


Georges Lacour-Gayet


Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898) famously said, "The great questions of the day will not be settled by speeches or the decisions of the ma…

The Bomb: The 1945 Test of the First Atomic Bomb

Read by David Wales


Various


These two publications put out by the U.S. government are about the Trinity site in New Mexico where in 1945 the first atomic bomb was teste…

Recollections And Letters Of General Robert E. Lee By His Son

Read by David Wales


Robert E. Lee, Jr.


The life of the Confederate States of America general, Robert E. Lee, through the eyes of his youngest son, who was also a Confederate Army …

Le Saint Évangile selon Saint Marc

Read by pejuga


, Translated Bylouis-Isaac Lemaistre De Sacy and Translated Bylouis-Isaac Lemaistre De Sacy


« Lorsque la lumière éclatante du Verbe de Dieu se fut levée sur la ville de Rome, la parole de vérit&eacu…

History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 3

Read by Alan Winterrowd


Friedrich Schiller


The History of the Thirty Years War is a five volume work, which followed his very successful History of the Revolt of the Netherlands. Writ…

History of the Civil War, 1861-1865

Read by Celine Major


James Ford Rhodes


Superbly written, this overview of the Civil War, won a Pulitzer Prize in History in 1918. Rhodes covers not only the battles and the gener…

A Woman's Experiences in the Great War

Read by Expatriate


Louise Mack


An eye-witness account of the fall of Antwerp to the Germans in the opening months of World War I, Mack’s story has passages of extraordinar…

Hardtack and Coffee

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John Billings


Hard Tack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life (1887) is a memoir by John D. Billings, a veteran of the 10th Massachusetts Volunteer…

Notes of a Camp Follower on the Western Front

Read by Clive Catterall


E. W. Hornung


In 1915 Oscar Hornung, son of the famous author E W Hornung, was killed at Ypres after less than a year as a soldier in Flanders. He was onl…

A Soldier Of The Legion;An Englishman's Adventures Under The French Flag in Alg…

Read by David Wales


George Manington


An educated gentleman, Mr Manington has given an insight into the unusual experiences of an Englishman in the French Foreign Legion, such as…

France At War: On the Frontier of Civilization

Read by Tim Bulkeley (1948-2019)


Rudyard Kipling


In 1915, as the "Great War" (World War 1) entered its second year Rudyard Kipling made a journalistic tour of the front, visiting …

A Journal of Impressions in Belgium

Read by Expatriate


May Sinclair


In 1914, at the age of 51, the novelist and poet May Sinclair volunteered to leave the comforts of England to go to the Western Front, joini…

War Letters From A Young Queenslander

Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)


Robert Marshall Allen


Letters from a Brisbane doctor posted to the Western Front from 1914 to December 1915. He tells anecdotes of World War I including stories o…

War Surgery - From Firing Line to Base

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Basil Hughes


One of the first volumes dedicated to systematized medical treatment of soldiers in modern warfare, including a chapter on specific care for…

The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783

Read by Jim Locke


Alfred Thayer Mahan


The Influence of Sea Power Upon History: 1660–1783 is a history of naval warfare written in 1890 by Alfred Thayer Mahan. It details the role…

Queen Elizabeth

Read by Pamela Nagami


Mandell Creighton


"The Princess Elizabeth of England was born at Greenwich, between three and four of the afternoon of September 7, 1533. Her birth was a…

Brown Book of the Hitler Terror

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Dudley Leigh Aman Marley


The Brown Book was the first English publication to detail events which were currently happening in occupied Germany in 1933; book-burning a…

Young Folks' History of the American Revolution

Read by Gary Bohannon


Everett T. Tomlinson


This work has grown out of the desire frequently expressed to the writer when he has been lecturing on the American Revolution, that in some…

Bullets & Billets

Read by DrPGould


Bruce Bairnsfather


A front-line view of life in the trenches of the Western Front in the early part of 1914-1915. Told by Lieutenant (later Captain) Bruce Bair…

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