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Author: Esther Safran Foer
Release Date: March 31, 2020
A riveting memoir of family, the Holocaust, and the search for truth Esther Safran Foer grew up in a home where the past was too terrible to speak of. The child of parents who were each the sole survivors of their respective families, for Esther the ...
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Author: Erik Larson
Release Date: March 10, 2020
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers a fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the BlitzOn Winston Churchill’s first day as pri...
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Author: Chuck Yeager
Release Date: February 04, 2020
General Chuck Yeager was the greatest test pilot of them all—the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound . . . the World War II flying ace who shot down a Messerschmitt jet with a prop-driven P-51 Mustang . . . the hero who defined a ce...
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Author: Chester Nez | Narrator: Joseph Bruchac
Release Date: December 10, 2019
The first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII.His name wasn’t Chester Nez. That was the English name he was assigned in kindergarten. And in boarding school at Fort Defiance, he was punished for speaking his nativ...
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Author: Catherine Bailey | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: October 29, 2019
"I was gripped by A Castle in Wartime--it contained more tension, more plot in fact--than any thriller."--Kate Atkinson, author of Big Sky and Case HistoriesAn enthralling story of one family's extraordinary courage and resistance amidst the horrors ...
Author: Peter Finn | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: September 24, 2019
The dramatic story of a South Carolina heiress who joined the OSS and became the first American woman in uniform taken prisoner on the Western front—until her escape from Nazi Germany.   Gertrude “Gertie” Legendre was a big-gam...
Author: Helen Fry | Narrator: Jean Gilpin
Release Date: September 24, 2019
A history of the elaborate and brilliantly sustained World War II intelligence operation by which Hitler's generals were tricked into giving away vital Nazi secretsAt the outbreak of World War II, MI6 spymaster Thomas Kendrick arrived at the Tower of...
Author: John Hersey | Narrator: George Guidall
Release Date: September 17, 2019
On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassi...
Author: John C. McManus | Narrator: Walter Dixon
Release Date: July 30, 2019
An engrossing, epic history of the US Army in the Pacific War, from the acclaimed author of The Dead and Those About to Die“This eloquent and powerful narrative is military history written the way it should be.”—James M. McPher...
Author: David L. Roll | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: July 09, 2019
The extraordinary career of George Catlett Marshall—America’s most distinguished soldier–statesman since George Washington—whose selfless leadership and moral character influenced the course of two world wars and helped define...
Author: Svetlana Alexievich | Narrator: Julia Emelin, Yelena Shmulenson and Allen Lewis Rickman
Release Date: July 02, 2019
From the Nobel Prize-winning writer, an oral history of children’s experiences in World War II across Russia—in the vein of The Unwomanly Face of War and Secondhand Time For more than three decades, Svetlana Alexievich has ...
Author: Tim Bouverie | Narrator: John Sessions
Release Date: June 04, 2019
A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • SUNDAY TIMES (UK) BESTSELLER • A gripping new history of the British appeasement of Hitler on the eve of World War II“An eye-opening narrative that makes for exciting but at time...