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Maria Theresa

Read by Pamela Nagami


James Franck Bright


By the time of his death in 1740, the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles VI, had done everything possible to secure the succession to the throne of…

With The American Ambulance Field Service In France; Personal Letters Of A Driv…

Read by David Wales


Leslie Buswell


This 1915 publication collects letters written by a driver for the American ambulance service. The incidents they relate occurred before the…

Nothing of Importance

Read by Lee Smalley


John Bernard Pye Adams


Fighting in France during the Great War, Bernard Adams, an officer with a Welsh battalion, was moved to chronicle what he saw and experience…

Stories of North Pole Adventure

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Frank Mundell


This volume does not pretend to be a history of Artic exploration. My aim has been to narrate some of the most thrilling incidents of Polar …

Cent récits d'histoire contemporaine

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Gustave Ducoudray


En 100 petites vignettes, l'historien Gustave Ducoudray (1838-1906) nous raconte l'histoire mouvementée de la France du 19e siè…

The Romance Of Modern Sieges; Describing The Personal Adventures, Resource And …

Read by David Wales


Edward Gilliat


Lively narratives of some of the great siege battles of war. The book was written before World War I, in 1908. Some of the narratives contai…

Regulations for the order and discipline of the troops of the United States : p…

Read by David Olson


Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron Von Steuben


More commonly know as "The Blue Book" written by "Baron von Steuben" this publication was key to organizing the young Am…

Who Burnt Columbia?

Read by David Wales


Augustine T. Smythe


This LibriVox reading consists of selections from depositions in a lawsuit brought after the end of the American Civil War by some businessm…

Campaign For Petersburg

Read by David Wales


Richard Wayne Lykes


In the American Civil War the Union victory in the ten-month campaign for the city of Petersburg, Virginia (June 1864-March 1865), led direc…

A Son of the Gods and A Horseman in the Sky

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Ambrose Bierce


Two short stories from the American Civil War by Ambrose Bierce. The first story is about a brave soldier who follows orders and risks his l…

Unhappy Far-Off Things

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Lord Dunsany


Better known today for his influential fantasy writings, Lord Dunsany also wrote a number of sketches during World War One. This compilation…

The English Restoration and Louis XIV: From the Peace of Westphalia to the Peac…

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Osmund Airy


In this trim volume the British historian, Osmund Airy writes of the period between 1648 and 1679 when Cardinal Mazarin, having concluded th…

Hospital Transports; A Memoir Of The Embarkation Of The Sick And Wounded From T…

Read by David Wales


Frederick Law Olmsted


In the American Civil War, The United States Sanitary Commission, staffed by volunteers, may be viewed as a precursor to The Red Cross. It s…

The Story of Gladstone's Life

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Justin Mccarthy


William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898), four times Prime Minister of Great Britain, dominated the Liberal Party for thirty years, but ultimatel…

Stories of the Victoria Cross

Read by Steve C


Frank Mundell


The Victoria Cross is the highest military award that can be made to members of the British and Commonwealth armed forces for acts of gallan…

The Beginning of the Middle Ages

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Richard William Church


In 395 A.D. Theodosius, the last ruler of the undivided Roman Empire died. To his young and incompetent son, Honorius, he left the governmen…

Army Mental Tests

Read by Leon Harvey


Robert Mearns Yerkes and Clarence Stone Yoakum


Prepared in cooperation with the staff of the surgeon general's office as a source of information and printed materials concerning psycholog…

Some Famous Women

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Louise Creighton


Louise Creighton (1850-1936) was a British author and women's rights activist. The wife of the Anglican bishop of London, she was the mother…

Las Germanias

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


Obra etnografica en la que el historiador romano Tácito describe el territorio, las gentes y las costumbres de los pueblos germanos a…

Pitt

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Archibald Primrose


Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, liberal prime minister (1894-1895), wrote this short biography of William Pitt, the Younger (1759-…

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