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The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery
Wendy Moore.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767916530.  Daedalus Item Code: 42900
 
In an era when bloodletting was considered a cure for everything from colds to smallpox, pioneering surgeon John Hunter was an innovator and an eccentric. Wendy Moore gives us a man who ... (Read More)
 
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Battle Story: Kursk 1943
Mark Healy.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752480565.  Daedalus Item Code: 51199
 
Launched in 1943, Operation Citadel—the Third Reich's attempt to eliminate the Kursk salient and stabilize the Eastern Front—was the last German offensive against the Soviet Union. It became the ... (Read More)
 
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La Gazette Françoise, 1780—1781: Revolutionary America's French Newspaper
Eugena Poulin & Claire Quintal, trans.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584656630.  Daedalus Item Code: 44095
 
Published eight times between 1780 and 1781, La Gazette Françoise was created to satisfy the curiosity of 6,000 French soldiers stationed in Rhode Island about their American military ... (Read More)
 
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Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History
Michael L. Gillette.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199908080.  Daedalus Item Code: 50843
 
Over a span of 18 years, Lady Bird Johnson recorded 47 oral history interviews with Michael Gillette and his colleagues at the LBJ Library's Oral History Program. These conversations form the heart ... (Read More)
 
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Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam
Stephen W. Sears.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618344192.  Daedalus Item Code: 59586
 
(Winner of the 1983 Fletcher Pratt Award) The battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in American history; in this single day, the Civil War ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Fighting Tommy: The Life of Harry Patch, Last Veteran of the Trenches, 1898–2009
Harry Patch, with Richard van Emden.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608192250.  Daedalus Item Code: 31908
 
"We came across a lad from A company. He was ripped open from his shoulder to his waist by shrapnel and lying in a pool of blood. When we got to him, he said: 'Shoot me.' He was beyond human help ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Journey of William Huskisson: How a Day of Triumph Became a Day of Despair at the Turn of a Wheel
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571210480.  Daedalus Item Code: 43943
 
George and Robert Stephenson wanted their "Rocket" to become the most famous locomotive in history, but on September 15th, 1830, the engine's debut was marred by disaster when it fatally crushed the ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Offensive: U.S. Army in World War II: European Theater of Operations
Charles B. MacDonald. Jerry D. Morelock, foreword.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794837723.  Daedalus Item Code: 41044
 
Chronicling the operations of all five U.S. armies from January 1945 to V-E Day on May 8th, this book also examines Operation Grenade, in which American forces dealt the Germans a conclusive defeat ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Slave Market: Dr John Kirk and the Struggle to End the African Slave Trade
Alastair Hazell.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781845296728.  Daedalus Item Code: 52365
 
"This is a humdinger of a tale. You might have thought that journeys into the heart of the Dark Continent with David Livingstone, Henry Morton Stanley and the likes of Richard Burton had already ... (Read More)
 
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Lawrence: The Uncrowned King of Arabia
Michael Asher.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140258547.  Daedalus Item Code: 52508
 
T.E. Lawrence began the Great War as a map clerk and ended it as one of the greatest military heroes of the 20th century. He was also a brilliant propagandist, rhetorician, and manipulator, who ... (Read More)
 
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Leningrad: Hero City: Images of War: Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives
Nik Cornish.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848845145.  Daedalus Item Code: 38092
 
The entire course of history's deadliest siege is covered here, from the Germans' September 1941 encirclement of Leningrad, through the Red Army's desperate attempts to stave off the Wehrmacht, to ... (Read More)
 
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Leon Trotsky: A Revolutionary's Life
Joshua Rubenstein.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300137248.  Daedalus Item Code: 51992
 
Born Lev Davidovich Bronstein in southern Ukraine in 1879, Leon Trotsky was both a world-class intellectual and a man capable of the most narrow-minded ideological dogmatism. Joshua Rubenstein, a ... (Read More)
 
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