War & Military

War Is a Racket

Read by John Greenman


Smedley Butler


Marine Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler's expose of American Corporate Imperialism. Butler said, “I served in all commissioned ranks from second lie…

The Wound Dresser

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Walt Whitman


The Wound Dresser is a series of letters written from the hospitals in Washington by Walt Whitman during the War of the Rebellion to The New…

Army Life in a Black Regiment

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Thomas Wentworth Higginson


These pages record some of the adventures of the First South Carolina Volunteers, the first slave regiment mustered into the service of the …

The Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80, Part 1

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Archibald Forbes


The First Anglo–Afghan War was fought between British India and Afghanistan from 1839 to 1842. It was one of the first major conflicts durin…

The General History of the Pyrates

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Captain Charles Johnson


A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates is a 1724 book containing biographies of contemporary pirates. …

The Art of War (Neville Translation)

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Niccolò Machiavelli


The Art of War (1521) is the only book published by Niccolo Machiavelli during his lifetime, and he saw it as one of his finest achievements…

The Recollections of Rifleman Harris

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Benjamin Randell Harris


The recollections of a British infantryman who served in the British army during the Napoleonic Wars. (Summary by Graham Keeling)

Between the Lines

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Boyd Cable


This book, all of which has been written at the Front within sound of the German guns and for the most part within shell and rifle range, is…

Jesse James, My Father

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Jesse James, Jr.


A biography of Jesse James as told by his son, Jesse James, Jr. We are treated to inside tales of Jesse's childhood and home life; what dro…

The Life of Charlemagne

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Thomas Hodgkin


Charlemagne (Charles the Great) c. 742-814 was King of the Franks, conqueror of Lombard Italy, and on Christmas day 800, was crowned by Pope…

Nurse and Spy in the Union Army

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Sarah Emma Edmonds


The “Nurse and Spy” is simply a record of events which have transpired in the experience and under the observation of one who has been on th…

The End of the Middle Age: 1273-1453

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Eleanor Constance Lodge


Eleanor Constance Lodge, (1869-1936), was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Letters from the University of Oxford. In this short sur…

Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61 (version 2)

Read by Mark F. Smith


Abner Doubleday


Abner Doubleday was a busy man. He rose to be a major general during the American Civil War, started the first cable car company in San Fran…

Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War

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Frederick A. Talbot


"Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War" is an interesting read of the beginnings of air warfare in World War I. Anyone interested in ea…

孫子兵法 (The Art of War)

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Sun Tzu 孙武


《孙子兵法》是从战国时期成书以来,就一直风靡流传的军事著作。古今中外的军事家们都使用其中论述的军事理论来指导战争,而且,其中论述的基本理论和思想还被运用到了现代经营决策和社会管理方面。总结《孙子兵法》全书,我们可以看到其中有四个主要思想贯穿于始终,即整体思维的战争论、唯物主义的战…

South African Memories

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Lady Sarah Wilson


Lady Sarah Isabella Augusta Wilson was the aunt of Winston Spencer Churchill. In 1899 she became the first woman war correspondent when she …

Trial of the Major War Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Nu…

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International Military Tribunal


Recognizing the importance of establishing for history an authentic text of the Trial of major German WWII war criminals, the International …

War

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Pierre Loti


Pierre Loti [Julien Viaud] (1850-1923) was a French naval officer and novelist. The present book is one of his few works of non-fiction, a s…

Sherman’s Military Lessons Of The American Civil War, From His Memoirs

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William Tecumseh Sherman


This LibriVox recording comprises chapter 25 (Conclusion – Military Lessons Of The War) of Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman’s Memo…

In the Field (1914-1915)

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Marcel Dupont


I have merely tried to make a written record of some of the hours I have lived through during the course of this war. A modest Lieutenant of…

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