Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy, 1905-1953 [Audiobook]

Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy, 1905-1953 [Audiobook]
Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy, 1905-1953 [Audiobook] by Simon Ings, read by Barnaby Edwards
2017 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 16 hrs 59 mins | 468.43MB

An epic story of courage, genius and terrible folly, this is the first history of how the Soviet Union's scientists became both the glory and the laughing stock of the intellectual world.

Simon Ings weaves together what happened when a handful of impoverished and underemployed graduates, professors and entrepreneurs, collectors and charlatans, bound themselves to a failing government to create a world superpower. And he shows how Stalin's obsessions derailed a great experiment in 'rational government'.

The Mission, the Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander [Audiobook]

The Mission, the Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander [Audiobook]
The Mission, the Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander [Audiobook] by Pete Blaber, read by Joe Barrett
2013 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 9 hrs 56 mins | 273.67MB

As a commander of Delta Force - the most elite counter terrorist organization in the world - Pete Blaber took part in some of the most dangerous, controversial, and significant military and political events of our time. Now he takes his intimate knowledge of warfare - and the heart, mind, and spirit it takes to win - and moves his focus from the combat zone to civilian life.

As the smoke clears from exciting stories about never-before-revealed top-secret missions that were executed all over the globe, listeners will emerge wiser, more capable, and more ready for life's personal victories than they ever thought possible.

The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany [Audiobook]

The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany [Audiobook]
The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany [Audiobook] by David King, read by Jeff Harding
2017 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 12 hrs 12 mins | 339.27MB

The never-before-told story of the scandalous courtroom drama that paved the way for the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party.

On the evening of November 8, 1923, the thirty-four-year-old Adolf Hitler stormed into a beer hall in Munich, fired his pistol in the air, and proclaimed a revolution. Seventeen hours later, all that remained of his bold move was a trail of destruction. Hitler was on the run from the police. His career seemed to be over.

The Trial of Adolf Hitler tells the true story of the monumental criminal proceeding that followed when Hitler and nine other suspects were charged with high treason. Reporters from as far away as Argentina and Australia flocked to Munich for the sensational four-week spectacle. By its end, Hitler would transform the fiasco of the beer hall putsch into a stunning victory for the fledgling Nazi Party. It was this trial that thrust Hitler into the limelight, provided him with an unprecedented stage for his demagoguery, and set him on his improbable path to power.

Based on trial transcripts, police files, and many other new sources, including some five hundred documents recently discovered from the Landsberg Prison record office, The Trial of Adolf Hitler is a gripping true story of crime and punishment―and a haunting failure of justice with catastrophic consequences.

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