True War Crimes of the Gestapo: Stories of the Feared German Police Force... The Gestapo were the secret police that Hitler instituted to ferret out spies and other people who did not fall in line with his ideologies; if, for instance, someone was suspected of being of Jewish origin, Hitler would send the Gestapo to round them up, take them into custody, interrogate them - often with violent and painful methods - and then either kill or send them to a concentration camp where they would probably die in any case. When the Second World War came to an end, the Gestapo was found to be responsible for the deaths of millions of people. At the Nuremberg Trials, where most of the WW2 criminals were put on trial and then punished, the Gestapo was declared to be an official criminal organization and many of their leaders were convicted of a number of war crimes. In the end, the German secret police force was an organization that struck terror and fear into the hearts of all civilians. What made them so effective was not just their field skills or their ability to complete their mission, but the fact that they enjoyed what they did and truly believed in the skewered Nazi ideology of racism and Anti-Semitism. We will look at some of the horrific stories of the Gestapo, where they destroyed thousands of innocents and trace the lives of a few individual police offers who are known for their brutality and their cruelty during the war... Here is a preview of what´s inside... World War 2 History: Gestapo Accounts - Revenge Against the Trojan Horse World War 2 History: Jurisdiction, Methods and Effectiveness of The Gestapo World War 2 History: Gestapo Accounts - The Night of the Long Knives World War 2 History: The Individual Officers of The Gestapo World War 2 History: History and Background of the Gestapo World War 2 History: Organization of The Gestapo... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nolan Barger. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/094606/bk_acx0_094606_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Among members of the outlaw motorcycle clubs, Caesar Campbell is a legend. Former sergeant-at-arms and chief enforcer for the Comancheros, Caesar became the founding member and sergeant-at-arms of the Australian chapter of the Bandidos. He epitomised bikie culture - unbeatable in a fight, brutal in the extreme, fearing no one and nothing, and loyal until death. This is Caesar´s story, from his recruitment into the Comancheros, to the savage split within the club that led to the foundation of the Bandidos and the bloody massacre at Milperra that resulted from it. Enforcer is a unique and captivating true-crime story that will shock you with its raw violence, its brutality and its insights into an outlaw world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dave Ferguson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/001491/bk_boli_001491_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
You never mess with a young girl around James Brownstone. It doesn´t matter what crime syndicate you belong to, that just doesn´t sit well with him. The world has changed since the news of Oriceran came out 20 years before. Now, countries all over the world have agreed to using a bounty system for dangerous criminals using advanced magic or advanced technology. Magical criminals, thugs, and bounty hunters in the future, people too powerful for the cops to deal with, will revert to what worked in the past. If you find out you are hunted by Brownstone, we suggest you turn yourself in. It will save you a monumental ass-kicking. Brownstone likes his life simple, but life is about to throw him a wicked curveball. Download and kick back for a fun, action-packed adventure that will have you yelling for the good guys and laughing at just how much Brownstone can infuriate Shay. And, how thoroughly Shay mystifies Brownstone. Note: This book contains cursing - perhaps humorous cursing, but cursing nevertheless. If this offends you, I don´t suggest listening to this book. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kate Rudd. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/118425/bk_acx0_118425_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´´We are the people our parents warned us about´´ is the motto of the Bandidos, one of the world´s most feared outlaw motorcycle gangs. For ten years, Steve Utah was a Bandidos insider. He arranged the security of their clubhouses. He ´cooked´ ecstasy and ice for them. He was at meetings where interstate and overseas drug and weapons smuggling was planned. He saw stolen military weapons being sold. He witnessed vicious beatings, helped dump corpses. He saw men executed in front of him. It all became too much and, in an attempt to regain control of his life, Utah resorted to the unthinkable: he rolled over to the Federal Police and told them all he knew about the Bandidos. This shocking, unflinching, tragic story is Steve Utah´s confession. He knows he is a dead man running - that inevitably the Bandido code will be honoured and he will be silenced. But not before Utah gets his chance to wake Australians to the looming threat in their midst - the relentless rise of sophisticated organised crime networks inside outlaw motorcycle gangs and the apparent inability of the Police and legal system to deal with it. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Carman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/001050/bk_boli_001050_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Richard and Victoria Tinyes feared the worst when their thirteen year old daughter Kelly Ann vanished from their quiet suburban community of Valley Stream, New York, on March 3, 1999. But the nightmare to come was worse than they could ever imagine. Only five doors away, in the home of John and Elizabeth Golub, police found Kelly Ann´s body stuffed in a plastic garbage bag. She´d been brutally beaten, stabbed, strangled, and mutilated. After weeks of intense investigation, police arrested the Golubs twenty-one-year-old son, Robert - a reclusive young man obsessed with bodybuilding and given to fits of rage. The sensational trial and subsequent conviction of Robert Golub shocked the nation and tore the once peaceful community apart. Neighbors took sides. So did the media. And no one who lived on Horton Road would ever be the same. Note on audio book: Except for the beginning and end of the book, there is no longer any music. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Greg Lutz. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/014528/bk_acx0_014528_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Leslie Charteris’ square-jawed, blue-eyed hero loved, fought and stole his way through Europe in the 1930s, endlessly pursuing blondes, baddies and boodle. Adored by women and feared by his foes, he was known as ‘The Saint’ after the calling card he left at the scenes of his crimes - a sketch of a stick figure with a halo. In ´Saint Overboard´, a villain plans to steal a shipment of sunken treasure. Simon Templar will go to any lengths to stop him - even under the sea. ´The Saint Plays with Fire´ sees our hero investigating a country house fire - and uncovering a Fascist conspiracy to seize power in France. Starring Paul Rhys as Simon Templar and with Patsy Kensit as Loretta and Fiona Fullerton as Valerie, these two thrilling dramas are full of the charm and verve of the original stories. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Rhys, Patsy Kensit. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/003464/rt_bbcw_003464_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Leslie Charteris´ square-jawed, blue-eyed hero loved, fought and stole his way through Europe from the 1930s to the 1970s, endlessly pursuing blondes, baddies and boodle. Adored by women and feared by his foes, he was renowned for both his heroic exploits and his nefarious reputation - and he always left his trademark calling card at the scenes of his crimes: a sketch of a stick figure with a halo. In The Saint Closes the Case, The Saint is confronted by arch-villain and armaments dealer Dr Rayt Marius as he enters into a deadly struggle to save the world from a dastardly new weapon.... Starring Paul Rhys as Simon Templar, this thrilling drama has all the verve and excitement of the original story. It is dramatized by Roger Danes and directed by Matthew Walters. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Rhys. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/005151/rt_bbcw_005151_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A riveting true crime story that vividly recounts the birth of modern forensics. At the end of the 19th century, serial murderer Joseph Vacher, known and feared as ´´The Killer of Little Shepherds”, terrorized the French countryside. He eluded authorities for years - until he ran up against prosecutor Emile Fourquet and Dr. Alexandre Lacassagne, the era’s most renowned criminologist. The two men - intelligent and bold - typified the Belle Époque, a period of immense scientific achievement and fascination with science’s promise to reveal the secrets of the human condition. With high drama and stunning detail, Douglas Starr revisits Vacher’s infamous crime wave, interweaving the story of how Lacassagne and his colleagues were developing forensic science as we know it. We see one of the earliest uses of criminal profiling, as Fourquet painstakingly collects eyewitness accounts and constructs a map of Vacher’s crimes. We follow the tense and exciting events leading to the murderer’s arrest. And we witness the twists and turns of the trial, celebrated in its day. In an attempt to disprove Vacher’s defense by reason of insanity, Fourquet recruits Lacassagne, who in the previous decades had revolutionized criminal science by refining the use of blood-spatter evidence, systematizing the autopsy, and doing groundbreaking research in psychology. Lacassagne’s efforts lead to a gripping courtroom denouement. The Killer of Little Shepherds is an important contribution to the history of criminal justice, impressively researched and thrillingly told. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Erik Davies. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/002416/bk_rand_002416_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
His true identity has never been revealed. His victims faced the abyss of human insanity. His name is Jack the Ripper. London, 1888. In the poor district of Whitechapel, women are found dead, their bodies brutally disfigured. The victims´ ripped throats are proof of a bestiality and cruelty, which has never been seen before. The investigation of the police leads to no satisfying results. Soon, the public calls the culprit ´´Jack the Ripper´´ - a serial killer who stalks the streets of Whitechapel at night and viciously kills... In this Audio Movie, Jack the Ripper and his story come alive. Discover the dark world of London in the year 1888 and be part of the breathtaking and heart-pounding manhunt for one of the most notorious and feared criminals in British history. Enthralling cinema for your ears with none other than the famous actor Neil Dudgeon (´´Midsomer Murders´´, ´´Life of Riley´´) as Jack the Ripper! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Neil Dudgeon, David Rintoul, Carl Prekopp. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lueb/002507/bk_lueb_002507_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Meet Rain, the eldest and most dangerous of Baltimore´s most feared crime family - the Porters. Honing their skills to perfection since their youth, the siblings were introduced to the intricate world of armed robbery, diamond heists, and murder by their mentor and confidant, Smitty. Fearless and daring, the Porter family pulled off dozens of licks, reaping millions over the years. Finally ready to leave the dirty life behind them, they are plotting their escape when, on the eve of their retirement, the unthinkable happens, changing Rain and her once close-knit family forever. Every federal agency has closed in on them, and only Rain evades arrest. Alone, Rain wages an all-out war against the city of Baltimore in order to free her family, but a sudden turn of events makes her suicide mission to free them harder than she ever imagined. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nicole Small. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/007863/bk_blak_007863_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.