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I Sank the Bismarck: Memoirs of a Second World War Navy Pilot
John Moffat & Mike Rossiter.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780593063514.  Daedalus Item Code: 41420
 
Late in the evening of May 26, 1941, a dozen Swordfish torpedo bombers from the HMS Ark Royal took off in pursuit of the German battleship Bismarck, using radar to find the massive ... (Read More)
 
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I Wish I'd Been There, Book Two: European History
Byron Hollinshead & Theodore K. Rabb, eds.
Publisher: Doubleday/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385519083.  Daedalus Item Code: 10491
 
Paul Kennedy, John Keegan, Ross King, Freeman Dyson, Katherine Duncan-Jones, and 15 other respected historians take readers to such key events in Western and European history as the signing of Magna ... (Read More)
 
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Ian Fleming's Commandos: The Story of the Legendary 30 Assault Unit
Nicholas Rankin.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199782826.  Daedalus Item Code: 43595
 
The man who would invent James Bond, Lieutenant-Commander Ian Fleming, was the personal assistant to John Godfrey, Britain's Director of Naval Intelligence early in World War II (and the dynamic ... (Read More)
 
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Ike's Spies: Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307946607.  Daedalus Item Code: 38956
 
During his time in office, President Dwight D. Eisenhower projected the image of a genial bureaucrat, yet he oversaw an espionage agenda that included the overthrow of governments, assassination ... (Read More)
 
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I Lie for a Living: Greatest Spies of All Time
Anthony Shugaar. Stephen Guarnaccia, illus. Peter Earnest, foreword.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780792253167.  Daedalus Item Code: 38957
 
A who's who of spydom from biblical days to recent times, this book from the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., introduces a rogue's gallery of history's most accomplished intriguers and ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrious Dead: The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army
Stephan Talty.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307394040.  Daedalus Item Code: 12132
 
In a dual narrative pitting human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, the author of Empire of Blue Water and Mulatto America here tells the story of a mighty ... (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 Darkest Alaska: Travel and Empire Along the Inside Passage
Robert Campbell.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812220483.  Daedalus Item Code: 40299
 
Even before the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897, Alaska loomed large in the American imagination as a land of unknown wonders. Thousands of adventurers journeyed along the Inside Passage—the nearly ... (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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In Titanic's Shadow: The World's Worst Merchant Ship Disasters
David L. Williams.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752471228.  Daedalus Item Code: 43019
 
The 1,503 victims of the Titanic sinking certainly represent a horrendous loss of life. Yet here maritime expert David Williams catalogues more then 40 disasters at sea that claimed more ... (Read More)
 
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India: The Rise of An Asian Giant
Dietmar Rothermund.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300158274.  Daedalus Item Code: 32742
 
With growing economic might, new political influence, and changing social dynamics, India is emerging as a major world power in the 21st century—a dynamic witnessed for almost half a century by South ... (Read More)
 
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India: A Portrait
Patrick French.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307272430.  Daedalus Item Code: 32594
 
Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the new century, India has for some time been undergoing a momentous transformation. In this ... (Read More)
 
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