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Hitler's Last Secretary: A Firsthand Account of Life with Hitler
Traudl Junge. Melissa Müller, ed. Anthea Bell, trans.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611453232.  Daedalus Item Code: 63980
 
Though she came to Berlin with dreams of becoming a ballerina, Traudl Junge—née Gertraud Humps—supported herself with her typing, and was selected by Adolf Hitler in 1942 to be his personal ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler: Ascent, 1889–1939
Volker Ullrich.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385354387.  Daedalus Item Code: 69691
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) For all the literature about Adolf Hitler, there have been only a handful of significant biographies, generally focusing on the ... (Read More)
 
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The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler
David L. Roll.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780190218171.  Daedalus Item Code: 63962
 
Surrounding himself only with the most capable and loyal advisors, Franklin Roosevelt came to rely on Harry Hopkins more than any other. An Iowa-born social worker who had been an integral part of ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrated History of Weapons: Swords, Spears & Maces: A Visual History of the Craftmanship of Weapons
David Soud.
Publisher: Kingsford Editions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781743630587.  Daedalus Item Code: 64565
 
This sweeping, highly browsable visual history of swords, spears, axes, maces, and clubs focuses on the craftsmanship and innovation applied to these hand weapons, from a Neolithic axe made of stone ... (Read More)
 
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The Imperial War Museum Book of 1914: The Men Who Went to War
Malcolm Brown.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447270331.  Daedalus Item Code: 42361
 
When England's summer of 1914 was shattered by an assassination in the Balkans, thousands of British boys signed up to fight for His Majesty in Europe, in a war they all expected would be glorious ... (Read More)
 
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In Praise of Flattery
Willis Goth Regier.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803239692.  Daedalus Item Code: 43184
 
Where would we be without flattery? Alexander the Great applied it as imperial policy, Caesar and Cleopatra were masters of it, and Napoleon devoured it, although Cicero called flattery "the handmaid ... (Read More)
 
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Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution
Kathleen DuVal.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068951.  Daedalus Item Code: 63723
 
(Winner of The Journal of the American Revolution's Book of the Year Award; Finalist for the George Washington Book Prize) The history of the American Revolution is often framed from ... (Read More)
 
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Indian Tribes of North America
Josepha Sherman.
Publisher: New Line.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597643344.  Daedalus Item Code: 64621
 
Though they lived largely outdoors in their traditional societies, Native Americans developed intricate social systems. Each tribe created its own distinctive social order, language, dwelling type, ... (Read More)
 
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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408837764.  Daedalus Item Code: 64444
 
Following the memoirs My Lives and City Boy, Edmund White here gives us one of the most essential periods in his life. When he moved to Paris in 1983 he was 43 years old, spoke no ... (Read More)
 
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Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand: The Missing Girls of England
Bridget O'Donnell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330544658.  Daedalus Item Code: 64331
 
In Victorian London, the age of consent was just 13. Unwitting girls were regularly enticed or tricked and sold into prostitution, and could be trafficked to Brussels, Paris, or beyond. The official ... (Read More)
 
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Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America
Franklin Foer, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062340399.  Daedalus Item Code: 63515
 
Founded in 1914 to give voice to the growing progressive movement, The New Republic has charted and shaped the state of American liberalism, publishing many of the 20th century's most forward ... (Read More)
 
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Into the Jaws of Death: The True Story of the Legendary Raid on Saint-Nazaire
Robert Lyman.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782064473.  Daedalus Item Code: 61312
 
On the night of March 28, 1942, in one of the most audacious raids of World War II, 600 British commandos and seamen set out across the English Channel in a flotilla bound for occupied France. They ... (Read More)
 
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