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The Last Stand of the Tin Can SailorsWe offer the widest selection of history/modern audio books that you'll find anywhere online. Our history/modern collection includes listens from acclaimed authors such as James D. Hornfischer and Steven Johnson. Choose from an impressive variety of books including well-known titles like The Ghost Map, The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors and The Day the World Came to Town to name a few. You're sure to find plenty of excellent choices that will keep you entertained for many hours!

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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navys Finest Hour Audiobook, by James D. Hornfischer 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour by James D. Hornfischer November 2003
The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland Audiobook, by Jim DeFede 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim DeFede June 2017
The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World Audiobook, by Steven Johnson 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson December 2006
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century Audiobook, by Timothy Snyder 4.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 5 On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder February 2017
Flags of Our Fathers Audiobook, by James Bradley, Ron Powers 4.09 out of 54.09 out of 54.09 out of 54.09 out of 54.09 out of 5 Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley, Ron Powers July 2000
I’m Dying up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Standup Comedys Golden Era Audiobook, by William Knoedelseder 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 I’m Dying up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Standup Comedy's Golden Era by William Knoedelseder September 2009
The Ghost Mountain Boys: Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea---the Forgotten War of the South Pacific Audiobook, by James Campbell 3.00676113360324 out of 53.00676113360324 out of 53.00676113360324 out of 53.00676113360324 out of 53.00676113360324 out of 5 The Ghost Mountain Boys: Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea---the Forgotten War of the South Pacific by James Campbell December 2007
Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right Audiobook, by Al Franken 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken September 2003
Homage to Catalonia Audiobook, by George Orwell 4.2 out of 54.2 out of 54.2 out of 54.2 out of 54.2 out of 5 Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell March 2009
The King’s Bed: Sex and Power in the Court of Charles II Audiobook, by Don Jordan, Michael Walsh 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The King’s Bed: Sex and Power in the Court of Charles II by Don Jordan, Michael Walsh March 2016
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age Audiobook, by Modris Eksteins 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age by Modris Eksteins February 2015
The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People Audiobook, by James A. Michener 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People by James A. Michener August 2015
Generation Kill: Devildogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War Audiobook, by Evan Wright 4.11111111111111 out of 54.11111111111111 out of 54.11111111111111 out of 54.11111111111111 out of 54.11111111111111 out of 5 Generation Kill: Devildogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War by Evan Wright October 2008
Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Audiobook, by Charles Mackay 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay August 2015
Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn Audiobook, by Daniel Gordis 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn by Daniel Gordis October 2016
Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II Audiobook, by Mitchell Zuckoff 4.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 5 Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff April 2011
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Audiobook, by Erik Larson 4.27 out of 54.27 out of 54.27 out of 54.27 out of 54.27 out of 5 Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson March 2015
Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution Audiobook, by Peter Ackroyd 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution by Peter Ackroyd March 2015
The Time Traveler’s Guide to Elizabethan England Audiobook, by Ian Mortimer 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 The Time Traveler’s Guide to Elizabethan England by Ian Mortimer June 2013
The Twilight of the Bombs: Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects for a World Without Nuclear Weapons Audiobook, by Richard Rhodes 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Twilight of the Bombs: Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects for a World Without Nuclear Weapons by Richard Rhodes August 2010
Pegasus Bridge Audiobook, by Stephen E. Ambrose 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Pegasus Bridge by Stephen E. Ambrose July 2017
Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism Audiobook, by Bhu Srinivasan 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism by Bhu Srinivasan September 2017
Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World Audiobook, by Laura Spinney 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World by Laura Spinney September 2017
The Naughty Nineties: The Triumph of the American Libido Audiobook, by David Friend 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Naughty Nineties: The Triumph of the American Libido by David Friend September 2017
The Bettencourt Affair: The Worlds Richest Woman and the Scandal That Rocked Paris (t) Audiobook, by Tom Sancton 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Bettencourt Affair: The World's Richest Woman and the Scandal That Rocked Paris (t) by Tom Sancton August 2017
The Last Jew of Treblinka: A Survivor’s Memory, 1942–1943 Audiobook, by Chil Rajchman 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Last Jew of Treblinka: A Survivor’s Memory, 1942–1943 by Chil Rajchman July 2017
We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria Audiobook, by Wendy Pearlman 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria by Wendy Pearlman June 2017
All Measures Short of War: The Contest for the Twenty-First Century and the Future of American Power Audiobook, by Thomas J. Wright 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 All Measures Short of War: The Contest for the Twenty-First Century and the Future of American Power by Thomas J. Wright May 2017
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