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VE Day e-audiobooks

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Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of VE Day on 8th May 2020 with e-audio fiction and non-fiction about the World War II. Free to borrow with your library card - just click through from the picture.

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Robert M. Edsel - Monuments men. As Hitler was attempting to conquer the western world, his armies were methodically pillaging the finest art in Europe, from Michelangelos to Vermeers, all stolen for the Führer. The Monuments Men had a mandate from President Roosevelt, but no vehicles, typewriters, or authority. In a race against time to save the world's greatest cultural treasures from destruction at the hands of Nazi fanatics, each man constructed his own treasure map. Battle Of Monte Cassino, Monument Men, Father Ted, War Dogs, Western World, Treasure Maps, Nonfiction Books, World War Two, Monuments

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Robert M. Edsel - Monuments men. As Hitler was attempting to conquer the western world, his armies were methodically pillaging the finest art in Europe, from Michelangelos to Vermeers, all stolen for the Führer. The Monuments Men had a mandate from President Roosevelt, but no vehicles, typewriters, or authority. In a race against time to save the world's greatest cultural treasures from destruction at the hands of Nazi fanatics, each man constructed his own treasure map.

Antony Beevor - Arnhem. Operation Market Garden, the plan to end the war by capturing the bridges leading to the Lower Rhine and beyond, was a bold concept.  But the cost of failure was horrendous, above all for the Dutch who risked everything to help. German reprisals were cruel. The British fascination for heroic failure has clouded the story of Arnhem in myths, not least that victory was possible when in fact the plan was doomed from the start Monument Men, Operation Market Garden, Father Ted, John Martin, Military Diorama, Acting Career, Library Card, Bridges, Nonfiction

Non-fiction e-audio

Antony Beevor - Arnhem. Operation Market Garden, the plan to end the war by capturing the bridges leading to the Lower Rhine and beyond, was a bold concept. But the cost of failure was horrendous, above all for the Dutch who risked everything to help. German reprisals were cruel. The British fascination for heroic failure has clouded the story of Arnhem in myths, not least that victory was possible when in fact the plan was doomed from the start

Ann-Marie Einhaus - Night in the front line. The Second World War sparked the writing of hundreds of short stories, by servicemen and women as well as civilians. They appeared in magazines and collections during and after the war, and addressed all areas of the conflict, from the home front to service abroad. This anthology introduces a selection of stories that are both unique representations of individual war experience and representative of larger trends. Library Card, World War Two, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Line, The Selection, Magazines, Audiobooks, Insight

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Ann-Marie Einhaus - Night in the front line. The Second World War sparked the writing of hundreds of short stories, by servicemen and women as well as civilians. They appeared in magazines and collections during and after the war, and addressed all areas of the conflict, from the home front to service abroad. This anthology introduces a selection of stories that are both unique representations of individual war experience and representative of larger trends.

James Holland - Big week. During the third week of February 1944, the combined Allied air forces launched their first-ever round-the-clock bomber offensive against Germany. The aim was to smash the main factories and production centres of the Luftwaffe and draw the German fighter force up into the air and into battle. Officially called Operation ARGUMENT, this monumental air assault very quickly became known simply as Big Week. James Holland, Durham University, Critical Period, Monument Men, War Dogs, John Martin, Luftwaffe, Military History, World War Two

Non-fiction e-audio

James Holland - Big week. During the third week of February 1944, the combined Allied air forces launched their first-ever round-the-clock bomber offensive against Germany. The aim was to smash the main factories and production centres of the Luftwaffe and draw the German fighter force up into the air and into battle. Officially called Operation ARGUMENT, this monumental air assault very quickly became known simply as Big Week.

Robert Harris - Munich. 1938 - Hitler is determined to start war. Chamberlain is desperate to preserve peace. The issue is to be decided in a city that will forever afterwards be notorious for what takes place there. Munich. As Chamberlain's plane judders over the Channel and the Fuhrer's train steams south from Berlin, two young men travel with secrets of their own. Hugh Legat is one of Chamberlain's private secretaries; Paul Hartmann a German diplomat and member of the anti-Hitler… Jonathan Kellerman, Royal National Theatre, Robert Harris, Edinburgh University, Young Men, Great Friends, Munich, Preserve, Plane

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Robert Harris - Munich. 1938 - Hitler is determined to start war. Chamberlain is desperate to preserve peace. The issue is to be decided in a city that will forever afterwards be notorious for what takes place there. Munich. As Chamberlain's plane judders over the Channel and the Fuhrer's train steams south from Berlin, two young men travel with secrets of their own. Hugh Legat is one of Chamberlain's private secretaries; Paul Hartmann a German diplomat and member of the anti-Hitler…

Herunterladen oder Online Lesen Night Flight to Paris Kostenlos Buch PDF/ePub - David Gilman, 'Page-turning and gritty' DAILY MAIL . It is 1943 and for agents of the Special Operations Executive, a mission to. Got Books, Books To Read, Wilbur Smith, Flights To Paris, Bernard Cornwell, History Magazine, What To Read, Screenwriting, Book Photography

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David Gilman - Night flight to Paris. It’s 1943 and for agents of the SOE a mission to Nazi-occupied Paris is a death sentence. So why has unlikely spy Harry Mitchell volunteered to return? The French capital is at war with itself. Informers, gangsters, collaborators and Resistance factions are as ready to slit each other's throats as they are the Germans'. The occupiers are no better: the Gestapo and Abwehr – military intelligence – are locked in their own lethal battle for dominance.

Michael Dobbs - Six months in 1945. When FDR, Churchill and Stalin gathered outside Yalta in February 1945, they had Hitler's armies on the run, and victory was just a matter of time. Their mission was to forge the decisions that would shape the postwar world, and to divide up Europe between Soviet and Western influence. They had been fighting side by side for nearly four years but the cracks in their alliance were emerging; even before the World War II ended, another conflict was beginning. Monument Men, Postwar, Armies, Churchill, World War Two, Nonfiction, Audiobooks, February, Europe

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Michael Dobbs - Six months in 1945. When FDR, Churchill and Stalin gathered outside Yalta in February 1945, they had Hitler's armies on the run, and victory was just a matter of time. Their mission was to forge the decisions that would shape the postwar world, and to divide up Europe between Soviet and Western influence. They had been fighting side by side for nearly four years but the cracks in their alliance were emerging; even before the World War II ended, another conflict was beginning.

Antony Beevor - Ardennes 1944. On 16 December, 1944, Hitler launched his "last gamble" in the snow-covered forests of the Ardennes. He believed he could split the Allies by driving all the way to Antwerp, then force the Canadians and the British out of the war. Although his generals were doubtful of success, younger officers and NCOs were desperate to believe that their homes and families could be saved from the vengeful Red Army approaching from the east. Monument Men, Father Ted, War Dogs, John Martin, Acting Career, Library Card, Red Army, Penguin Books, Antwerp

Non-fiction e-audio

Antony Beevor - Ardennes 1944. On 16 December, 1944, Hitler launched his "last gamble" in the snow-covered forests of the Ardennes. He believed he could split the Allies by driving all the way to Antwerp, then force the Canadians and the British out of the war. Although his generals were doubtful of success, younger officers and NCOs were desperate to believe that their homes and families could be saved from the vengeful Red Army approaching from the east.

Allalaadimine või lugemine veebis Ungentlemanly Warfare Tasuta raamat PDF/ePub - Howard Linskey, A soldier and a spy, an officer but not quite a gentleman, Captain Harry Walsh is SOE's secret weapon. Loathed by his. Got Books, Books To Read, Bound Book, What To Read, Book Photography, Free Reading, Love Book, Warfare, Free Books

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Howard Linskey - Ungentlemanly warfare. A soldier and a spy, an officer but not quite a gentleman, Captain Harry Walsh is SOE's secret weapon. Loathed by his own commanding officer, haunted by the death of his closest friend and trapped in a loveless marriage, Harry Walsh is close to burn out when he is ordered to assassinate the man behind the ME 163 Komet, Hitler's miracle jet fighter. If Walsh fails, there is no prospect of allied victory in Europe.

Buy The English German Girl by Jake Wallis Simons and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Books To Read, My Books, Kindle, Holocaust Books, Berlin, Girl Struggles, German Girls, Book Girl, What To Read

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Jake Walliso Simons - The English German girl. Kristallnacht, November 1938. After the Nazis run rampage in Berlin, killing Jews and ransacking and destroying their homes, 15-year-old Rosa manages to escape from the city and head, alone, to England. Her objective: to secure work permits for her family and enable their release

Buy SAS Ghost Patrol by Damien Lewis at Mighty Ape NZ. The Ultra-Secret Unit That Posed As Nazi Stormtroopers The Most Daring Mission Ever Undertaken SAS Ghost Patrol is the explosive true story of t. Secret Warriors, Ladybird Books, Got Books, What To Read, Book Photography, Free Reading, Bestselling Author, Book Lovers, Audio Books

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Damien Lewis - SAS Ghost Patrol. The explosive true story of the day in 1942 when the SAS donned Nazi uniforms to perpetrate the most audacious and daring mission of the war. Beyond top secret, deniable in the extreme (and of course enjoying Churchill's enthusiastic blessing), this is one of the most remarkable stories of wartime lawlessness, eccentricity and raw courage in the face of impossible odds - a thoroughly British undertaking.

A Hero in France. The alternative le Carré: Alan Furst returns with his most commercial novel to date, a nail-biting spy story set against the French Resistance. It was Top 20 in hardback. Alan Furst, Hero Run, Robert Harris, French Resistance, Nail Biting, Story Setting, France, Mystery Thriller, Night Club

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Alan Furst - A hero of France. Spring 1941: Britain is losing the war, but the fighters of the French Resistance are determined not to give up. These courageous men and women - young and old, aristocrats and nightclub owners, teachers and military heroes - run an escape line for British airmen down to Spain. In Rouen and Orleans, in secret hotels and on the streets, they prise open Europe's sealed doors to lead British fighters to freedom

Night by Elie Wiesel - Penguin Books . Night By Elie Wiesel, Penguin Modern Classics, John Boyne, The Kite Runner, Michael Crichton, Modern Books, Innocent Man, Nobel Peace Prize, Penguin Random House

Non-fiction e-audio

Elie Wiesel - Night. Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This is his account of that atrocity: the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his struggle to survive in a world that stripped him of humanity, dignity and faith. A compelling consideration of the darkest side of human nature and the enduring power of hope.

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Rick Stroud - Lonely courage. The Special Operations Executive (SOE) set up by Churchill in 1941 helped the French Resistance by recruiting and training guerrilla fighters. 39 female agents trained alongside the men, learning how to disappear into the background and how to kill a man with their bare hands then being infiltrated behind the lines. Some of the women went on to lead thousands of Resistance fighters, while others were arrested, brutally interrogated and sent to concentration…

John Ramsden - The life and times of Winston Churchill. Churchill inspired the West in the fights against Fascism and Communism in the 1940s, the consequences of which remain very much with us today, while his name and his legend are still invoked by a wide range of contemporary statesmen. This book explores his life and his remarkable range of skills and achievements in a sixty-year-long public life. It seeks to answer the question, "What was it that was great in Winston Churchill?" Trade Books, Library Card, Queen Mary, Winston Churchill, History Books, Historian, Nonfiction, The Man, The Book

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John Ramsden - The life and times of Winston Churchill. Churchill inspired the West in the fights against Fascism and Communism in the 1940s, the consequences of which remain very much with us today, while his name and his legend are still invoked by a wide range of contemporary statesmen. This book explores his life and his remarkable range of skills and achievements in a sixty-year-long public life. It seeks to answer the question, "What was it that was great in Winston Churchill?"

Steven Pressfield - Killing Rommel. Based on real events, Steven Pressfield brings to life the flair, agility, and daring of the extraordinary historical commando unit, the Long Range Desert Group. He describes in detail the tactics, weaponry, and specialized skills needed for combat under extreme desert conditions. He captures, too, the camaraderie of this “band of brothers” as they perform the acts of courage and cunning crucial to the Allies' victory in North Africa. Gates Of Fire, James Holland, Steven Pressfield, Band Of Brothers, Flesh And Blood, British Army, Historical Fiction, North Africa, Bestselling Author

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Steven Pressfield - Killing Rommel. Based on real events, Steven Pressfield brings to life the flair, agility, and daring of the extraordinary historical commando unit, the Long Range Desert Group. He describes in detail the tactics, weaponry, and specialized skills needed for combat under extreme desert conditions. He captures, too, the camaraderie of this “band of brothers” as they perform the acts of courage and cunning crucial to the Allies' victory in North Africa.