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The Battle of Marathon
Peter Krentz. Donald Kagan & Dennis Showalter, foreword.
 
Publisher: Yale
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780300120851
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The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation about America
Tom Brokaw.
 
Publisher: Random House
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ISBN: 9780812975123
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Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: A Dire Warning
John Lukacs.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465018208.  Daedalus Item Code: 43399
 
On May 13, 1940, German troops were advancing across Europe, Neville Chamberlain's government had fallen, and Winston Churchill stood before the House of Parliament to deliver his first speech as ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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The Cranberry: Hard Work and Holiday Sauce
Stephen Cole & Lindy Gifford.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780884483168.  Daedalus Item Code: 43342
 
Transformed from a wild fruit into a cultivated commodity, the American cranberry has become a holiday fixture and the source of a popular juice. As Stephen Cole and Lindy Gifford show in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines
Cate Lineberry.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316220248.  Daedalus Item Code: 49618
 
(Edgar Award Finalist) When 26 American flight nurses and medics were sent to evacuate wounded and sick troops in November 1943, they didn't anticipate their transport plane crash-landing in ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the Third Reich: The Rise and Fall of the Nazis
Martyn Whittock.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762441211.  Daedalus Item Code: 43408
 
Beginning in the aftermath of World War I and the punitive Treaty of Versailles that made German recovery almost impossible, Martyn Whittock's history is an account of men who rose to the fore during ... (Read More)
 
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The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
Simon Winchester.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062079619.  Daedalus Item Code: 49475
 
For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum has appeared on America's seals and currency. Here the author of The Meaning of Everything, Krakatoa, and Atlantic considers ... (Read More)
 
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Sea Struck
W.H. Bunting.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482659.  Daedalus Item Code: 43352
 
Coastal New Englanders seem to be born with salt water in their veins, and for certain young men at the turn of the last century, going to sea was as much a rite of passage as the "season abroad" is ... (Read More)
 
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The Few: The American "Knights of the Air" Who Risked Everything to Save Britain in the Summer of 1940
Alex Kershaw.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306815720.  Daedalus Item Code: 43412
 
In the summer of 1940—over a year before America entered World War II—eight young Americans defied their country's neutrality laws to join Britain's Royal Air Force in the defense of England. They ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler's Masterplan 1933–1945: World War II Data Book
Chris McNab.
Publisher: Amber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907446962.  Daedalus Item Code: 38087
 
How would Europe have looked if Nazi Germany had been victorious in World War II? Between 1933 and 1945, Hitler envisioned the infrastructure, architecture, and labor forces of a vast German empire, ... (Read More)
 
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1775: A Good Year for Revolution
Kevin Phillips.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025121.  Daedalus Item Code: 43392
 
What if the year we have long commemorated as America's defining moment was in fact misleading? The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Cousins' Wars and the bestseller American ... (Read More)
 
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3. World War II Secret Operations Handbook: S.O.E., O.S.S. & Maquis Guide to Sabotaging the Nazi War Machine
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4. The Spanish Civil War: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Gabriele Ranzato. Janet Sethre Paxia, trans.
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5. The French Century: An Illustrated History of Modern France
Brian Moynahan.
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6. The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
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7. Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
Robert Zorn. John Douglas & Mark Olshaker, foreword.
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8. Ethan Allen: His Life and Times
Willard Sterne Randall.
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9. Mussolini and Fascism: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Marco Palla. Arthur Figliola & Claudia Rattazzi Papka, trans.
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10. The Way We Were: New England: Nostalgic Images of America's Northeast
Lew Freedman.
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