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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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

Ιστορίαι (Histories) Βιβλίοv 1 (Book 1)

Read by olorou


Thucydides


Η Ιστορία του Θουκυδίδη εξιστορεί τα πρώτα 20 χρόνια του πολέμου μεταξύ της Αθήνας και της Σπάρτης, που κράτησε από το 431 μέχρι το 404 π.Χ.…

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…

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…

Autobiography of a Seaman, Vol. 2

Read by Timothy Ferguson


Lord Thomas Cochrane


This second volume of the biography of Lord Cochrane deals with his fall from grace, imprisonment for debt, loss of honours, and attempts to…

Warwick the Kingmaker

Read by Pamela Nagami


Charles William Chadwick Oman


Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428-1471), wealthy and powerful peer of England, was one of the leaders of the Wars of the Roses (14…

The Life of Nelson

Read by NoelBadrian


Robert Southey


In 1813, the year that he was appointed Poet Laureate, Robert Southey published "The Life of Nelson". Horatio, Lord Viscount Nels…

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…

The British Army From Within

Read by David Wales


E. Charles Vivian


This 1914 book gives a picture of the British Army structure and life in the early hours of World War I. Summary by david wales

Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy

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Anonymous


A collection of true stories of the high seas, from the nineteenth century. Shipwrecks, mutiny, life and death decision-making -- all far fr…

Wellington

Read by Pamela Nagami


George Hooper


Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852), was born in Dublin, the younger son of an Irish Protestant aristocrat. He served with…

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