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    • The Arms of Krupp

    • 1587-1968
    • Autor: William Manchester
    • Sprecher: Paul Boehmer
    • Spieldauer: 48 Std. und 14 Min.
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    The Arms of Krupp brings to life Europe's wealthiest, most powerful family, a 400-year German dynasty that developed the world's most technologically advanced weapons, from cannons to submarines to antiaircraft guns; provided arms to generations of German leaders, including the Kaiser and Hitler; operated private concentration camps during the Nazi era; survived conviction at Nuremberg; and wielded enormous influence on the course of world events.

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume 3

    • Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
    • Autor: William Manchester, Paul Reid
    • Sprecher: Clive Chafer, Paul Reid
    • Spieldauer: 53 Std. und 23 Min.
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    Spanning 1940 to 1965, this volume picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister - when Britain stood alone against the might of Nazi Germany. The Churchill described here is a man of courage, intellect, and an irresistible will to action.

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • One Brief Shining Moment

    • Remembering Kennedy
    • Autor: William Manchester
    • Sprecher: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 13 Min.
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    Manchester recalls in intimate detail everything from family gatherings at Hyannis Port, to grueling campaign trips, and quiet evenings alone with the president in the White House family quarters. The resulting portrait provides listeners with myriad anecdotes and insights into a life of a man that bristled with vigor, competitiveness, and an unflagging drive for excellence, and shone with elegance, intelligence, and compassion.

    Regulärer Preis: 27,95 €

    • No End Save Victory

    • Perspectives on World War II, Volume 2
    • Autor: W.A.B. Douglas, William H. Whyte, William Manchester, und andere
    • Sprecher: Leo Murmester
    • Spieldauer: 4 Std. und 53 Min.
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    In these compelling, fascinating, vivid and shocking essays from some of our finest military historians, key figures and decisive battles of World War II come to life as never before. Volume 2 of the series from Robert Cowley, editor of the What If? series.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, but poor quality

    • Von Stephan Holzner Am hilfreichsten 07.11.2012

    Regulärer Preis: 15,95 €

    • The Glory and the Dream

    • A Narrative History of America, 1932 - 1972
    • Autor: William Manchester
    • Sprecher: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Spieldauer: 57 Std. und 23 Min.
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    This great time capsule of a book captures the abundant popular history of the United States from 1932 to 1972. It encompasses politics, military history, economics, the lively arts, science, fashion, fads, social change, sexual mores, communications, graffiti...everything and anything indigenous that can be captured in print.

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • Goodbye, Darkness

    • A Memoir of the Pacific War
    • Autor: William Manchester
    • Sprecher: Barrett Whitener
    • Spieldauer: 15 Std. und 2 Min.
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    This memoir offers an unrivaled firsthand account of World War II in the Pacific - what it looked like, sounded like, smelled like, and most of all, what it felt like to one who underwent all but the ultimate of its experiences.

    Regulärer Preis: 28,95 €

    • A World Lit Only by Fire

    • The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance Portrait of an Age
    • Autor: William Manchester
    • Sprecher: Barrett Whitener
    • Spieldauer: 11 Std. und 36 Min.
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    From tales of chivalrous knights to the barbarity of trial by ordeal, no era has been a greater source of awe, horror, and wonder than the Middle Ages. In handsomely crafted prose and with the grace and authority of his extraordinary gift for narrative history, William Manchester leads us from a civilization tottering on the brink of collapse to the grandeur of its rebirth, the Renaissance.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • Controversy, and Other Essays in Journalism, 1950-1975

    • Autor: William Manchester
    • Sprecher: Arthur Morey
    • Spieldauer: 16 Std. und 49 Min.
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    The writing of Death of a President, William Manchester's award-winning account of President Kennedy's assassination, is the topic of the title essay in this collection, as it was a controversy like few others, pitting one of the most prominent historians of the day against Jackie Kennedy, the most famous and private widow in the world. The essay provides an insider's account of the struggle to see the book published.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • The Death of a President

    • November 20 - November 25, 1963
    • Autor: William Manchester
    • Sprecher: Joe Barrett
    • Spieldauer: 33 Std. und 21 Min.
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    As the world still reeled from the tragic and historic events of November 22, 1963, William Manchester set out, at the request of the Kennedy family, to create a detailed, authoritative record of President John F. Kennedy's death, including the days immediately preceding and following the assassination.

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • Disturber of the Peace

    • The Life of H. L. Mencken
    • Autor: William Manchester
    • Sprecher: Anthony Heald
    • Spieldauer: 14 Std. und 8 Min.
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    This fine biography of H. L. Mencken tells of how he rose to his unique position as comic genius and pre-eminent critic of American culture. It is the story of a man whose massive power of invective inspired and infuriated his contemporaries and whose popularity and unpopularity mounted with the frenzied pace of the 1920s.

    Regulärer Preis: 28,95 €

    • No End Save Victory Vol. 1

    • Perspectives on World War II
    • Autor: Stephen E. Ambrose, Caleb Carr, William Manchester, und andere
    • Sprecher: Leo Burmester
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 32 Min.
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    In these enthralling, incisive, unforgettable essays from some of our finest military historians, key figures and decisive battles of World War II come to life as never before.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €