Germany Ascendant (The Rise of Germany), 1939-1941: The War in The West, Volume 1 [Audiobook]

Germany Ascendant (The Rise of Germany), 1939-1941: The War in The West, Volume 1 [Audiobook]
Germany Ascendant (The Rise of Germany), 1939-1941: The War in The West, Volume 1 [Audiobook] by James Holland, read by Leighton Pugh
2016 | M4B@64 kbps + EPUB | 26 hrs 42 mins | 729.83MB

Are you ready for the truth about World War Two?

In the first of an extraordinary three-volume account of the war on land, in the air and at sea, James Holland not only reveals the truth behind the familiar legends of the Second World War but he also unveils those lesser known events which were to have the greatest significance.

The first book to consider the economic, political and social as well as the military aspects of World War Two, this is a unique retelling of a monumental event in all its terrible and majestic glory.

Holland has spent over 12 years unearthing new research, visiting archives, battlefields and the very people who fought and lived through the conflict. He has, in his own accessible and inimitable style, written an account to redefine our understanding of the war. It is unlike anything else on the subject.

Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan [Audiobook]

Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan [Audiobook]
Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan [Audiobook] by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, read by Robert Petkoff
2016 | M4B@64 kbps + EPUB | 9 hrs 21 mins | 255.06MB

The powerful and riveting new audiobook in the multimillion-selling Killing series by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.

Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido, stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonor.

Killing the Rising Sun takes listeners to the bloody tropical-island battlefields of Peleliu and Iwo Jima and to the embattled Philippines, where General Douglas MacArthur has made a triumphant return and is plotting a full-scale invasion of Japan. Across the globe in Los Alamos, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and his team of scientists are preparing to test the deadliest weapon known to mankind. In Washington, DC, FDR dies in office, and Harry Truman ascends to the presidency only to face the most important political decision in history: whether to use that weapon. And in Tokyo, Emperor Hirohito, who is considered a deity by his subjects, refuses to surrender despite a massive and mounting death toll.

Told in the same pause-resistant style of Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, Killing Jesus, Killing Patton, and Killing Reagan, this epic saga details the final moments of World War II like never before.

Galileo's Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science [Audiobook]

Galileo's Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science [Audiobook]
Galileo's Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science [Audiobook] by Alice Dreger, read by Tavia Gilbert
2015 | M4B@64 kbps + EPUB | 10 hrs 39 mins | 290.64MB

A powerful defense of intellectual freedom told through the ordeals of contemporary scientists attacked for exploring controversial ideas, by a noted science historian and medical activist.

An investigation of some of the most contentious debates of our time, Galileo's Middle Finger describes Alice Dreger's experiences on the front lines of scientific controversy, where for two decades she has worked as an advocate for victims of unethical research while also defending the right of scientists to pursue challenging research into human identities. Dreger's own attempts to reconcile academic freedom with the pursuit of justice grew out of her research into the treatment of people born intersex (formerly called hermaphrodites). The shocking history of surgical mutilation and ethical abuses conducted in the name of "normalizing" intersex children moved her to become a patient rights' activist. By bringing evidence to physicians and the public, she helped change the medical system.

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