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Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Beaches to the Bulge to the ...
Stephen E. Ambrose.
 
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780684848013
Daedalus Item Code: 44135
 
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The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of ...
Edward Ball.
 
Publisher: Doubleday
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385525756
Daedalus Item Code: 43934
 
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Encounters That Changed the World
Rodney Castleden.
Publisher: Futura.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780708801642.  Daedalus Item Code: 44171
 
Exploring more than 90 friendships, love affairs, chance meetings, creative partnerships, and political unions that have altered the world as we know it, this browsable book offers fascinating ... (Read More)
 
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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870–1914
David McCullough.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780671244095.  Daedalus Item Code: 44164
 
Winning the National Book Award and the Francis Parkman Prize, this remarkable history of the building of the Panama Canal not only earned David McCullough widespread recognition as a historian, it ... (Read More)
 
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Smithsonian Civil War in 3D: The Life and Death of the Soldier
Michael Stephenson.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781579129729.  Daedalus Item Code: 49714
 
Due largely to the evolution of photography into a practical, portable medium (including the invention of stereoscopic cameras and printing techniques) and the rise of literacy throughout America, ... (Read More)
 
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The Merchant of Power: Sam Insull, Thomas Edison, and the Creation of the Modern Metropolis
John F. Wasik.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230609525.  Daedalus Item Code: 44045
 
This rags-to-riches story from business journalist and Bloomberg News columnist John Wasik recounts how Sam Insull—right hand to Thomas Edison—became one of the richest men in the world as a pivotal ... (Read More)
 
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The Harding Affair: Love and Espionage During the Great War
James David Robenalt. John W. Dean, foreword.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230609648.  Daedalus Item Code: 44107
 
Warren Harding fell in love with his married neighbor Carrie Phillips in the summer of 1905, almost a decade before he was elected a U.S. Senator from Ohio and 15 years before he became the 29th ... (Read More)
 
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Buffalo Bill's British Wild West
Alan Gallop.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752450605.  Daedalus Item Code: 43937
 
The flamboyant showman Buffalo Bill was legendary in his time for spellbinding re-creations of life on the American frontier, and during his three-decade career he made four extremely successful ... (Read More)
 
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The Perfect Summer: Dancing into Shadow in 1911
Juliet Nicolson.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719562433.  Daedalus Item Code: 43994
 
"The granddaughter of Bloomsbury notables Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson chronicles the minutiae of the hot, sunny summer of 1911, when the rich crammed in a succession of parties as ... (Read More)
 
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The Faces of World War II: The Second World War in Words and Pictures
Max Hastings.
Publisher: Cassell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844037131.  Daedalus Item Code: 44038
 
A fine companion to both Faces of World War I and his many sterling histories of World War II, this photo album by Somerset Maugham Award winner Max Hastings chronicles the conflict in Europe ... (Read More)
 
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The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany 1944–45
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743223096.  Daedalus Item Code: 44169
 
As Stephen Ambrose's Band of Brothers and Citizen Soldiers portrayed the bravery and ultimate victory of American soldiers from Normandy on into Germany in World War II, this book makes ... (Read More)
 
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Shanghaied in San Francisco
Bill Pickelhaupt. Kevin Starr, foreword.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780964731226.  Daedalus Item Code: 44015
 
From 1850 to 1910, the practice of shanghaiing—drugging and kidnapping men for conscripted labor on ships—was a disturbing and persistent trend in San Francisco. As Bill Pickelhaupt shows, the ... (Read More)
 
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Adrian Fort.
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2. The Book of Bastards: 101 Worst Scoundrels and Scandals from the World of Politics and Power
Brian Thornton.
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3. A Covert Affair: When Julia and Paul Child Joined the OSS
Jennet Conant.
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4. Franklin and Lucy: Mrs. Rutherfurd and the Other Remarkable Women in Roosevelt's Life
Joseph E. Persico.
in history

5. The Great American Railroad War: How Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris Took On the Notorious Central Pacific Railroad
Dennis Drabelle.
in history

6. Wild Bill Donovan: The Spy Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage
Douglas Waller.
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7. A Line in the Sand: The Anglo-French Struggle for the Middle East, 1914–1948
James Barr.
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8. SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Ropes and Knots: Essential Rope Skills from the World's Elite Units
Charles Stronge.
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9. Soldaten: On Fighting, Killing, and Dying, the Secret WWII Transcripts of German POWs
Sonke Neitzel & Harald Welzer. Jefferson Chase, trans.
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10. Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa
Tim Brady.
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