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    • Panzer Commander

    • The Memoirs of Colonel Hans von Luck
    • Autor: Hans von Luck, Stephen E. Ambrose (introduction)
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 15 Std. und 9 Min.
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    A stunning look at World War II from the other side.... From the turret of a German tank, Colonel Hans von Luck commanded Rommel's 7th and then 21st Panzer Division. El Alamein, Kasserine Pass, Poland, Belgium, Normandy on D-Day, the disastrous Russian front - von Luck fought there with some of the best soldiers in the world. German soldiers. Awarded the German Cross in Gold and the Knight's Cross, von Luck writes as an officer and a gentleman.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Bewegende Geschichte mit seltsamen Akzent

    • Von Maxei Am hilfreichsten 15.03.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 32,95 €

    • A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

    • Autor: Andrew Chaikin
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 23 Std.
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    Audie Award, History/Biography, 2016. On the night of July 20, 1969, our world changed forever when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. Based on in-depth interviews with 23 of the 24 moon voyagers, as well as those who struggled to get the program moving, A Man on the Moon conveys every aspect of the Apollo missions with breathtaking immediacy and stunning detail.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exeptional

    • Von Maxime Am hilfreichsten 11.03.2016

    Regulärer Preis: 32,95 €

    • The Lost

    • A Search for Six of Six Million
    • Autor: Daniel Mendelsohn
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 22 Std. und 19 Min.
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    The Lost begins as the story of a boy who grew up in a family haunted by the disappearance of six relatives during the Holocaust - an unmentionable subject that gripped his imagination from earliest childhood. Decades later, spurred by the discovery of a cache of desperate letters written to his grandfather in 1939 and tantalized by fragmentary tales of a terrible betrayal, Daniel Mendelsohn sets out to find the remaining eyewitnesses to his relatives' fates.

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta

    • The Persian Challenge
    • Autor: Paul A. Rahe
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 14 Std. und 27 Min.
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    More than 2,500 years ago, a confederation of small Greek city-states defeated the invading armies of Persia, the most powerful empire in the world. In this meticulously researched study, historian Paul Rahe argues that Sparta was responsible for the initial establishment of the Hellenic defensive coalition and was, in fact, the most essential player in its ultimate victory.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo

    • Autor: Nicholas de Monchaux
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 18 Min.
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    When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the lunar surface in July of 1969, they wore spacesuits made by Playtex: 21 layers of fabric, each with a distinct yet interrelated function, custom-sewn for them by seamstresses whose usual work was fashioning bras and girdles. This book is the story of that spacesuit. It is a story of the triumph over the military-industrial complex by the International Latex Corporation, best known by its consumer brand of "Playtex" - a victory of elegant softness over engineered hardness, of adaptation over cybernetics.

    Regulärer Preis: 26,95 €

    • Spymaster

    • Startling Cold War Revelations of a Soviet KGB Chief
    • Autor: Tennent H. Bagley
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 27 Min.
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    From the dark days of World War II through the Cold War, Sergey A. Kondrashev was a major player in Russia’s notorious KGB espionage apparatus. Rising through its ranks through hard work and keen understanding of how the spy and political games are played, he “handled” American and British defectors, recruited Western operatives as double agents, served as a ranking officer at the East Berlin and Vienna KGB bureaus, and tackled special assignments from the Kremlin.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolut packend und spannend!

    • Von Rainer K. Am hilfreichsten 04.02.2018
    • Startling Cold War Revelations of a Soviet KGB Chief
    • Autor: Tennent H. Bagley
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 27 Min.
    • Erscheinungsdatum: 06.11.2013
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 Bewertung

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • Farewell, Titanic

    • Her Final Legacy
    • Autor: Charles Pellegrino
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 11 Std. und 59 Min.
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    On the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, a prominent Titanic researcher offers a final chance to see the ship before it disappears forever. The Titanic was the biggest, most luxurious passenger ship the world had ever seen; the ads proclaimed it to be unsinkable. When it sank in April 1912 after hitting an iceberg, killing more than 1,500 people, the world was forever changed and the public has been spellbound ever since. Now, a century later, the Titanic is about to disappear again: its infrastructure is set to collapse in the next few years.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • The Ides

    • Caesar’s Murder and the War for Rome
    • Autor: Stephen Dando-Collins
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 11 Min.
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    The assassination of Julius Caesar is one of the most notorious murders in history. Even now, many questions remain about his death: Was Brutus the hero and Caesar the villain? Was Mark Antony aware of the plot? Using historical evidence to sort out these and other puzzling issues, historian and award-winning author Stephen Dando-Collins recaptures the drama of Caesar's demise and the chaotic aftermath as the vicious struggle unfolded for power between Antony and Octavian.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • Grant Moves South

    • Autor: Bruce Catton
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 17 Std. und 58 Min.
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    A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian's acclaimed Civil War history of the complex man and controversial Union commander whose battlefield brilliance ensured the downfall of the Confederacy. Preeminent Civil War historian Bruce Catton narrows his focus on commander Ulysses S. Grant, whose bold tactics and relentless dedication to the Union ultimately ensured a Northern victory in the nation's bloodiest conflict.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • The Death of Trotsky

    • Autor: Cecelia Holland
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 6 Min.
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    The summer of 1940 found 60-year-old firebrand Leon Trotsky living in exile in Coyoacan, Mexico, still agitating with his pen and raging against the death he felt certain Stalin was bound to deliver - any day now. In The Death of Trotsky, Cecelia Holland brings this fated and fatal day to life, from its quotidian beginnings to its dramatic close. Between Trotsky's waking and his final rest, she probes the outer-workings and inner thoughts of those who were with him till the end, illuminating a man who exited life as he lived it: defiantly.

    Regulärer Preis: 10,95 €

    • Vigilante Wars

    • Autor: Cecelia Holland
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 2 Std. und 5 Min.
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    The 1849 Gold Rush in California brought to a boiling point the new state's wild and unruly politics. Before long, there was mob rule in the muddy streets of San Francisco. This decline of constitutional authority on the West Coast mirrored the fumbling actions of Congress and the federal government in Washington as a nation deeply divided over the slavery issue struggled to find a way to preserve the Union.

    Regulärer Preis: 10,95 €

    • A History of the Amish

    • Third Edition
    • Autor: Steven M. Nolt
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 11 Min.
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    The Amish, one of America's most intriguingly private, unique, and often misunderstood religious communities, have survived for 300 years! How has that happened? While much has been written on the Amish, little has been revealed about their history. This book brings together in one volume a thorough history of the Amish people. From their beginnings in Europe through their settlement in North America, the Amish have struggled to maintain their beliefs and traditions in often hostile settings.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • The Burglary

    • The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI
    • Autor: Betty Medsger
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot, Betty Medsger
    • Spieldauer: 25 Std. und 32 Min.
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    The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists - quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans - that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution, his own shadow Bureau of Investigation.

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • The Internal Enemy

    • Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
    • Autor: Alan Taylor
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 15 Std. und 27 Min.
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    This searing story of slavery and freedom in the Chesapeake reveals the pivot in the nation’s path between the founding and civil war. Frederick Douglass recalled that slaves living along Chesapeake Bay longingly viewed sailing ships as "freedom’s swift-winged angels." In 1813 those angels appeared in the bay as British warships coming to punish the Americans for declaring war on the empire. Drawn from new sources, Alan Taylor's riveting narrative re-creates the events that inspired black Virginians, haunted slaveholders, and set the nation on a new and dangerous course.

    Regulärer Preis: 33,95 €

    • Decision in Philadelphia

    • The Constitutional Convention of 1787
    • Autor: James Collier, Christopher Collier
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 13 Std. und 3 Min.
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    Fifty-five men met in Philadelphia in 1787 to write a document that would create a country and change a world: the Constitution. Here is a remarkable rendering of that fateful time, told with humanity and humor. Decision in Philadelphia is the best popular history of the Constitutional Convention; in it, the life and times of 18th-century America not only come alive, but the very human qualities of the men who framed the document are brought provocatively into focus - casting many of the Founding Fathers in a new light.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • County

    • Life, Death, and Politics at Chicago’s Public Hospital
    • Autor: David A. Ansell MD
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 6 Min.
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    This amazing tale is the story of one of America's oldest and most unusual urban hospitals. From it's inception as a "Poor House" dispensing free medical care to indigents, Chicago's Cook County Hospital has been both a renowned teaching hospital and the healthcare provider of last resort for the city's uninsured. County covers more than thirty years of its history, beginning in the late 1970s when the author began his internship, to the "Final Rounds" when the enormous iconic Victorian hospital building was replaced and hundreds of former trainees gathered to bid it an emotional farewell.

    • Life, Death, and Politics at Chicago’s Public Hospital
    • Autor: David A. Ansell MD
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 6 Min.
    • Erscheinungsdatum: 19.10.2011
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    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • Stealing the General

    • The Great Locomotive Chase and the First Medal of Honor
    • Autor: Russell S. Bonds
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 15 Std. und 11 Min.
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    On April 12, 1862—one year to the day after Confederate guns opened on Fort Sumter and started the Civil War—a tall, mysterious smuggler and self-appointed Union spy named James J. Andrews and 19 infantry volunteers infiltrated Georgia and stole a steam engine called the General. Racing northward at speeds near 60 miles an hour, cutting telegraph lines, and destroying track along the way, Andrews planned to open East Tennessee to the Union army, cutting off men and materiel from the Confederate forces in Virginia.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • Revolutionaries

    • A New History of the Invention of America
    • Autor: Jack Rakove
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 19 Std. und 27 Min.
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    In this remarkable book, historian Jack Rakove shows how the private lives of these men were suddenly transformed into public careers - how Washington became a strategist, Franklin a pioneering cultural diplomat, Madison a sophisticated constitutional thinker, and Hamilton a brilliant policymaker. Rakove shakes off accepted notions of these men as godlike visionaries, focusing instead on the evolution of their ideas and the crystallizing of their purpose.

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • Alexander the Great

    • Journey to the End of the Earth
    • Autor: Norman F. Cantor
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 4 Std. und 20 Min.
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    In this succinct portrait of Alexander the Great, distinguished scholar and historian Norman Cantor draws on the major writings of Alexander's contemporaries, as well as the most recent psychological and cultural studies to illuminate this most legendary of men - a great figure in the ancient world whose puzzling personality greatly fueled his military accomplishments.

    Regulärer Preis: 15,95 €

    • Drum-Taps and Memoranda During the War

    • Autor: Walt Whitman
    • Sprecher: Bronson Pinchot
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 49 Min.
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    Walt Whitman experienced first-hand the ravages of the Civil War as a volunteer nurse in the hospitals of Washington D.C. During that time, he filled notebooks with "impromptu jottings" that became the basis of two works: Drum-Taps, a collection of 71 poems, and Memoranda During the War, an intimate diary of his experience tending to the sick and dying during the war. These two historical works are presented here, narrated by acclaimed actor Bronson Pinchot.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €