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War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the Forgotten Fight for New Guinea 1942-1945
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
One American soldier called it "a green hell on Earth". Monsoon-soaked wilderness, debilitating heat, impassable mountains, torrential rivers, and disease-infested swamps - New Guinea was a battleground far more deadly than the most fanatical of enem

Outback Heart
By Bolinda Audio
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ean: 9781489086792, isbn: 148908679X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Joanne van Os was just twenty-two when she met Rod Ansell. At twenty-three Rod was already a legend in Australia and around the world, having survived alone for two months without supplies in one of the harshest and most remote parts of northern Australia. To Joanne, Rod was a genuine hero who told the funniest yarns and had a philosophy on everything. She married him, and they had two beautiful sons who idolized their father. Together they lived the tough life of outback bull catchers and

In a Sunburned Country
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780553502596, isbn: 055350259X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Read by the authorNine CDs, 10 hoursJust in time for the 2000 Olympics-the bestselling quthor of A Walk in the Woods takes listeners on a truly outrageous tour Down Under.Compared to his Australian excursions, Bill Bryson had it easy on the Appalachian Trail.  Nonetheless, Bryson has on several occasions embarked on seemingly endless flights bound for a land where Little Debbies are scarce but insects are abundant (up to 220,000 species of them), not to mention crocodiles.Taking listeners on

The Ship That Wouldn't Die: The Saga of the USS Neosho - A World War II Story of Courage and Survival at Sea
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
In May 1942, Admiral Jack Fletcher's Task Force 17 closed in for the war's first major clash with the Japanese Navy. The Neosho, a vitally important tanker, was escorted by a destroyer, the Sims. The ships were attacked by Japanese dive bombers, and when the smoke cleared, the Sims had slipped beneath the waves. Scores of sailors were killed or wounded while hundreds bobbed in shark-infested waters. It was the beginning of a hellish four-day ordeal as the crew struggled to stay alive and keep

Captive Paradise: A History of Hawaii
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 269 reviews
In the tradition of Nathaniel Philbrick and David McCullough comes the first full-scale narrative history of Hawaii, an epic tale of empire, industry, war, and culture. The most recent state to join the union, Hawaii is the only one to have once been a royal kingdom. After its discovery by Captain Cook in the late 18th century, Hawaii was fought over by European powers determined to take advantage of its position as the crossroads of the Pacific. The arrival of the first missionaries marked

The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
By Tantor Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
A monumental retelling of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world's waterways, bringing together civilizations and defining what makes us most human. Lincoln Paine takes us back to the origins of long-distance migration by sea with our ancestors' first forays from

The World until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
By Penguin Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society, from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity. Yet for nearly all of its six million years of existence, human society had none of these things. While the gulf that divides us from our primitive ancestors may seem unbridgeably wide, we can glimpse much of our former lifestyle in those largely traditional societies still or recently in existence. Societies like those of the New Guinea Highlanders remind us that it

Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 287 reviews
Auckland Island is a godforsaken place in the middle of the Southern Ocean, 285 miles south of New Zealand. With year-round freezing rain and howling winds, it is one of the most forbidding places in the world. To be shipwrecked there means almost certain death. In 1864, Captain Thomas Musgrave and his crew of four aboard the schooner Grafton wreck on the southern end of the island. Utterly alone in a dense coastal forest, plagued by stinging blowflies and relentless rain, Captain Musgrave

Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America's First Imperial Adventure
By Brilliance Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 255 reviews
First colonized around 200 A.D. by intrepid Polynesian islanders, Hawaii existed for hundreds of years in splendid isolation. Foreigners did not visit the islands until 1788, when Captain Cook, looking for the fabled Northwest Passage, stumbled upon this nation with its own belief system and culture. Three decades later, fourteen Calvinist missionaries left Boston bound for Hawaii, and when they arrived they converted the royal family to Christianity, and set up missionary schools where English

Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
From the authors of the New York Times best-selling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey's Typhoon comes the dramatic untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest dogfight in history, and change the momentum of the war in the Pacific - but not without making the ultimate sacrifice. It is 1942, the Japanese war machine has rolled up nearly all of the Pacific Theater, and American

The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero
By Unknown
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 294 reviews
From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishmen in 19th-century America. The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a

Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
By HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781504653206, isbn: 1504653203,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
On May 13, 1945, twenty-four American servicemen and WACs embarked on a sightseeing trip over ''Shangri-La'' a beautiful and mysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch New Guinea. But the pleasure tour became an unforgettable battle for survival when the plane crashed. Miraculously, three passengers pulled through. Drawn from interviews, declassified US Army documents, journals, and more, Lost in Shangri-La recounts this incredible true-life adventure for the first

Race to Hawaii
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Today, a trip to Hawaii is a simple six-hour flight from the West Coast. But almost a century ago, the first flights to Hawaii required a nerve-racking and uncertain 26-hour journey to isolated and elusive islands located in the middle of the world's largest ocean. Pilots prayed they would encounter land after flying a full day and night across 2,400 miles of the open Pacific. Race to Hawaii chronicles the thrilling first flights to Hawaii in the 1920s, during the Golden Age of Aviation. These

By Bolinda Audio
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ean: 9781743184219, isbn: 1743184212,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 243 reviews
In the early days of April 1941, the 14,000 Australian forces garrisoned in the Libyan town of Tobruk were told to expect reinforcements and supplies within eight weeks... Eight months later these heroic, gallant, determined 'Rats of Tobruk' were rescued by the British Navy having held the fort against the might of Rommel's never-before defeated Afrika Corps. Like Gallipoli and Kokoda, the siege of Tobruk is an iconic battle in Australia's military history. Under ceaseless attack from Rommel's

Vietnam: The Australian War
By Bolinda Audio
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ean: 9781743183465, isbn: 1743183461,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews

Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook has Gone Before
By HarperAudio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 185 reviews

Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II: Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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ean: 9781504653190, isbn: 150465319X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
A lost world, man-eating tribesmen, lush andimpenetrable jungles, stranded American fliers (one of them a dame withgreat gams, for heaven's sake), a startling rescue mission. . . . This is atrue story made in heaven for a writer as talented as Mitchell Zuckoff. Whew-what an utterly compelling and deeplysatisfying read! -Simon Winchester, author of Atlantic Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoffunleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War IIrescue

The Strehlow Archive: Explorations in Old and New Media (Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781472487094, isbn: 1472487095,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
The Strehlow Archive is one of Australia's most important collections of film, sound, archival records and museum objects relating to the ceremonial life of Aboriginal people. The aim of this book is to provide a significant study of the relationship of archives to contemporary forms of digital mediation. The volume introduces a specific archive, the Strehlow Collection, and tracks the ways in which its materials and research dissemination practices are influenced by media forms we now identify

Pacific CD: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers
By HarperAudio
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ean: 9780062420077, isbn: 0062420070,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 288 reviews
Following his acclaimed Atlantic and The Men Who United the States, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester offers an enthralling biography of the Pacific Ocean and its role in the modern world, exploring our relationship with this imposing force of nature.As the Mediterranean shaped the classical world, and the Atlantic connected Europe to the New World, the Pacific Ocean defines our tomorrow. With China on the rise, so, too, are the American cities of the West coast, including

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty
By Penguin Audio
SKU: #VI-0142800295
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sku: VI-0142800295, ean: 9780142800294, isbn: 0142800295,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews

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