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Fighting Men of World War II: Allied Forces Uniforms, Equipment and Weapons
David Miller.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780785828143.  Daedalus Item Code: 51622
From the classic KA-BAR knife carried by U.S. Marines to the felt overboots worn by Soviet soldiers in the Russian winter, this book surveys the arms, equipment, and uniforms of Allied soldiers in ... (Read More)
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Fighting Men of World War II: Axis Forces Uniforms, Equipment and Weapons
David Miller.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780785828150.  Daedalus Item Code: 51623
More than just weapons like Germany's iconic Walther P38 sidearm and Japan's shin gunto sword (modeled after traditional samurai designs), the military equipment of the Axis powers in World ... (Read More)
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Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign
Stanley Weintraub.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306821134.  Daedalus Item Code: 52567
When the wartime 1944 presidential election campaign began, Franklin D. Roosevelt had already occupied the White House longer than any other president. Sensing an opportunity, the Republicans and ... (Read More)
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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
T.J. Stiles.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400031740.  Daedalus Item Code: 62272
(Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, as well as a New York Times Notable Book of 2009 and named of the Best Books of the Year by The New Yorker, the Boston ... (Read More)
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
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Flight from the Reich: Refugee Jews, 1933–1946
Debórah Dwork & Robert Jan van Pelt.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393342642.  Daedalus Item Code: 63540
The co-authors of Auschwitz and Holocaust here chronicle a different story of Jewish persecution by Nazi Germany, telling of those who fled the Third Reich. As Hitler came to power in ... (Read More)
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Flodden: A Scottish Tragedy
Peter Reese.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841582658.  Daedalus Item Code: 63007
In Scottish history there is no more poignant moment than the Battle of Flodden, fought just south of the Tweed River on September 9, 1513. Before Flodden, Scotland under James IV was emerging as a ... (Read More)
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Francis Bacon and Nazi Propaganda
Martin Hammer.
Publisher: Tate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849760737.  Daedalus Item Code: 62974
Often depicting sinister or agonized figures in enclosed spaces, the paintings of Francis Bacon (1909–92) have been viewed as highly personal expressions of this towering figure in British art, but ... (Read More)
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A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi
Aman Sethi.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096904.  Daedalus Item Code: 42012
Every morning in Sadar Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in Delhi, men gather looking for work in the building trade. For five years, Aman Sethi visited them and talked about their lives, and in ... (Read More)
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The French Century: An Illustrated History of Modern France
Brian Moynahan.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080300157.  Daedalus Item Code: 41360
Exploring the history of France from the end of the 19th century to the turn of the 21st, this history encapsulates everything from political events and scientific discoveries to cultural ... (Read More)
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From Rocks to Rockets: A Humorous History of Warfare
William Gilkerson.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846034978.  Daedalus Item Code: 40180
As a boy William Gilkerson—now a painter, sailor, historian, and winner of Canada's Governor General's Literary Award—used to draw little soldiers, an addiction that led to this tongue-in-cheek ... (Read More)
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Frost/Nixon: Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews
David Frost, with Bob Zelnick.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061445866.  Daedalus Item Code: 23948
The basis for the Tony Award–winning West End and Broadway play of the same name, Frost/Nixon is the extraordinary account of how journalist David Frost landed the biggest interview of his ... (Read More)
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