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Heroes among UsWe 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 Ariel Durant and Sally Bedell Smith. Choose from an impressive variety of books including well-known titles like The Age of Napoleon, Heroes among Us and Prince Charles 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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Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean Audiobook, by Adrian Tinniswood 3.11 out of 53.11 out of 53.11 out of 53.11 out of 53.11 out of 5 Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean by Adrian Tinniswood November 2010
The Twilight Warriors: The Deadliest Naval Battle of World War II and the Men Who Fought It Audiobook, by Robert Gandt 4.75 out of 54.75 out of 54.75 out of 54.75 out of 54.75 out of 5 The Twilight Warriors: The Deadliest Naval Battle of World War II and the Men Who Fought It by Robert Gandt November 2010
The Killing of Crazy Horse Audiobook, by Thomas Powers 3.79 out of 53.79 out of 53.79 out of 53.79 out of 53.79 out of 5 The Killing of Crazy Horse by Thomas Powers November 2010
And the Show Went On: Cultural Life in Nazi-Occupied Paris Audiobook, by Alan Riding 3.07 out of 53.07 out of 53.07 out of 53.07 out of 53.07 out of 5 And the Show Went On: Cultural Life in Nazi-Occupied Paris by Alan Riding October 2010
The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope: 1945-1953 Audiobook, by Robert Dallek 3.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 53.67 out of 5 The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope: 1945-1953 by Robert Dallek October 2010
The Gun Audiobook, by C. J. Chivers 4.29 out of 54.29 out of 54.29 out of 54.29 out of 54.29 out of 5 The Gun by C. J. Chivers October 2010
East of Chosin: Entrapment and Breakout in Korea, 1950 Audiobook, by Roy E. Appleman 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 East of Chosin: Entrapment and Breakout in Korea, 1950 by Roy E. Appleman September 2010
1939: Countdown to War Audiobook, by Richard Overy 4.75 out of 54.75 out of 54.75 out of 54.75 out of 54.75 out of 5 1939: Countdown to War by Richard Overy September 2010
Rival Rails: The Race to Build Americas Greatest Transcontinental Railroad Audiobook, by Walter R. Borneman 2.4 out of 52.4 out of 52.4 out of 52.4 out of 52.4 out of 5 Rival Rails: The Race to Build America's Greatest Transcontinental Railroad by Walter R. Borneman September 2010
Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends Audiobook, by Tom Segev 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends by Tom Segev September 2010
The Twilight of the Bombs: Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects for a World Without Nuclear Weapons Audiobook, by Richard Rhodes 3.25 out of 53.25 out of 53.25 out of 53.25 out of 53.25 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
The Black Nile: One Mans Amazing Journey Through Peace and War on the Worlds Longest River Audiobook, by Dan Morrison 3.41 out of 53.41 out of 53.41 out of 53.41 out of 53.41 out of 5 The Black Nile: One Man's Amazing Journey Through Peace and War on the World's Longest River by Dan Morrison August 2010
Churchills Empire: The World That Made Him and the World He Made Audiobook, by Richard Toye 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Churchill's Empire: The World That Made Him and the World He Made by Richard Toye August 2010
This Kind of War: The Classic Korean War History Audiobook, by T. R. Fehrenbach 4.31 out of 54.31 out of 54.31 out of 54.31 out of 54.31 out of 5 This Kind of War: The Classic Korean War History by T. R. Fehrenbach July 2010
A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and Its Legacies Audiobook, by Martin J. Sherwin 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and Its Legacies by Martin J. Sherwin July 2010
Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War Audiobook, by Bruce Henderson 4.21 out of 54.21 out of 54.21 out of 54.21 out of 54.21 out of 5 Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War by Bruce Henderson June 2010
High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg Audiobook, by Niall Ferguson 2.33 out of 52.33 out of 52.33 out of 52.33 out of 52.33 out of 5 High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg by Niall Ferguson June 2010
The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in 1824 Audiobook, by Harvey Sachs 2.83 out of 52.83 out of 52.83 out of 52.83 out of 52.83 out of 5 The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in 1824 by Harvey Sachs June 2010
The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention Audiobook, by William Rosen 3.43 out of 53.43 out of 53.43 out of 53.43 out of 53.43 out of 5 The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention by William Rosen June 2010
Hunting Evil: The Nazi War Criminals Who Escaped and the Quest to Bring Them to Justice Audiobook, by Guy Walters 2.92 out of 52.92 out of 52.92 out of 52.92 out of 52.92 out of 5 Hunting Evil: The Nazi War Criminals Who Escaped and the Quest to Bring Them to Justice by Guy Walters May 2010
In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers: A Return to Easy Companys Battlefields with Sergeant Forrest Guth Audiobook, by Larry Alexander 4.89 out of 54.89 out of 54.89 out of 54.89 out of 54.89 out of 5 In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers: A Return to Easy Company's Battlefields with Sergeant Forrest Guth by Larry Alexander May 2010
Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory Audiobook, by Ben MacIntyre 4.0384 out of 54.0384 out of 54.0384 out of 54.0384 out of 54.0384 out of 5 Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory by Ben MacIntyre May 2010
The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898 Audiobook, by Evan Thomas 3.88 out of 53.88 out of 53.88 out of 53.88 out of 53.88 out of 5 The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898 by Evan Thomas April 2010
Winstons War: Churchill, 1940-1945 Audiobook, by Max Hastings 3.69 out of 53.69 out of 53.69 out of 53.69 out of 53.69 out of 5 Winston's War: Churchill, 1940-1945 by Max Hastings April 2010
The Wolf: How One German Raider Terrorized the Allies in the Most Epic Voyage of WWI Audiobook, by Richard Guilliatt, Peter Hohnen 3.87 out of 53.87 out of 53.87 out of 53.87 out of 53.87 out of 5 The Wolf: How One German Raider Terrorized the Allies in the Most Epic Voyage of WWI by Richard Guilliatt, Peter Hohnen April 2010
Abundance of Valor: Resistance, Survival, and Liberation: 1944-45 Audiobook, by Will Irwin 3.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 5 Abundance of Valor: Resistance, Survival, and Liberation: 1944-45 by Will Irwin April 2010
On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System Audiobook, by Henry M. Paulson 3.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 5 On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System by Henry M. Paulson February 2010
Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of the Berlin Airlift---June 1948-May 1949 Audiobook, by Richard Reeves 3.71 out of 53.71 out of 53.71 out of 53.71 out of 53.71 out of 5 Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of the Berlin Airlift---June 1948-May 1949 by Richard Reeves January 2010
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