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Lincoln's Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months that Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War
Todd Brewster.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693867.  Daedalus Item Code: 51912
 
In July 1862, Abraham Lincoln first spoke of freeing the slaves, and in January of the following year, he signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Perhaps surprisingly, the man known as the Great ... (Read More)
 
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Listening to Britain: Home Intelligence Reports on Britain's Finest Hour, May–September 1940
Paul Addison & Jeremy A. Crang, eds.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099548744.  Daedalus Item Code: 42016
 
From May to September 1940, during a period that saw some of the most dramatic events of the war—the evacuation from Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, and the opening stages of the Blitz—the Ministry ... (Read More)
 
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A Little Short of Boats: The Battles of Ball's Bluff & Edwards Ferry, October 21–22, 1861
James A. Morgan.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611210668.  Daedalus Item Code: 54759
 
Though a small battle by comparison to the bloody confrontations that were to come, the 1861 Union defeat at Ball's Bluff, early in the Civil War, had disproportionate and far-reaching effects, as ... (Read More)
 
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London Bridge in America: The True Story of a Transatlantic Crossing
Travis Elborough.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096256.  Daedalus Item Code: 51174
 
In 1968 the world's largest antique went to America. But how do you transport a 130-year-old bridge across 4300 miles of ocean and sand? Why did oil baron and chainsaw-manufacturing king Robert ... (Read More)
 
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Loose Cannons: 101 Myths, Mishaps, and Misadventures of Military History
Graeme Donald.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762777945.  Daedalus Item Code: 51364
 
From the author of Sticklers, Sideburns, and Bikinis comes this funny, often irreverent look at 2,000 years of lies, inaccuracies, propaganda, deceit, downright foolishness, and little-known ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost History of 1914: How the Great War Was Not Inevitable
Jack Beatty.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408830581.  Daedalus Item Code: 61291
 
A news analyst for NPR's On Point and the author of The Rascal King and Age of Betrayal, Jack Beatty here examines World War I and its causes, testing against fresh evidence the ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope, 1945–1953
Robert Dallek.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061628672.  Daedalus Item Code: 44352
 
Pulitzer Prize nominee Robert Dallek, author of Nixon & Kissinger, here offers a penetrating look at misjudgments that caused international strife and suffering during the critical period from ... (Read More)
 
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Luftwaffe at War: Volume 1: Gathering Storm 1933–1939
E.R. Hooton.
Publisher: Classic Publication.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781903223710.  Daedalus Item Code: 61480
 
With its genesis in the turbulence of immediate postwar Germany in 1919, the Luftwaffe of three decades later owed its existence to the foresight and fortitude of a handful of former army officers ... (Read More)
 
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Luftwaffe at War: Volume 2: Blitzkrieg in the West 1939–1940
E.R. Hooton.
Publisher: Classic Publication.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781857802726.  Daedalus Item Code: 61481
 
Continuing the story of the rise of Germany's Luftwaffe at the onset of World War II, defense journalist E.F. Hooton tells how Germany's innovative blitzkrieg tactical assault, honed by practical ... (Read More)
 
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The Mafia at War: The Shocking True Story of America's Wartime Pact with Organized Crime
Tim Newark.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616087449.  Daedalus Item Code: 61445
 
Through eyewitness accounts, contemporary reports, and declassified intelligence documents, British military historian Tim Newark reconstructs the relationships between the Mafia and Allied ... (Read More)
 
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Malacarne: Married to the Mob (English/Italian Languages)
Alberto Guliani, photog. Robert Saviano, Francesco La Licata, Pino Corrias, Antonio Gratteri, Andrea Amato & Rita Borsellino, text.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783940004871.  Daedalus Item Code: 52017
 
A bleak, unsparing portrait of the Mafia and its organizations in Southern Italy and abroad, this book also represents a cultural journey through the regions of Italy where the influence of the Mafia ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Who Shot the Man Who Shot Lincoln: And 44 Other Forgotten Figures From History
Graeme Donald.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762774289.  Daedalus Item Code: 51320
 
How did a countess almost assassinate Winston Churchill with a knife? Who betrayed Anne Frank and her family? Who invented the bra? And did you know that John Wilkes Booth's brother saved the life of ... (Read More)
 
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