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The Siege of Washington: The Untold Story of the Twelve Days that Shook the Nation
John Lockwood & Charles Lockwood.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199931187.  Daedalus Item Code: 60958
 
On April 14, 1861, the day Fort Sumter fell to Confederate forces, Washington, D.C.—surrounded by slave states and minimally defended—was ripe for invasion. Drawing upon rarely seen primary ... (Read More)
 
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A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
Ben Macintyre. John Le Carré, afterword.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408851722.  Daedalus Item Code: 54668
 
Quite possibly the greatest spy in history, Kim Philby was a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain's counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War, ... (Read More)
 
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Stalin's Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt's Government
M. Stanton Evans & Herbert Romerstein.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439147689.  Daedalus Item Code: 51066
 
Many sinister events that transpired in the clash of the world's superpowers at the close of World War II and the ensuing Cold War era have been ignored, distorted, and kept hidden from the public, ... (Read More)
 
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The Sting Man: The True Story Behind the Film American Hustle
Robert W. Greene.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780241970478.  Daedalus Item Code: 60407
 
Did a hustler from the Bronx nearly bring down the U.S. government? In an "absorbing and hilarious" book that "reads like good fiction" (Washington Post), two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning ... (Read More)
 
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The Stones of Oxford: Conjectures on a Cockleshell
John Melvin. Justin Cartwright, foreword.
Publisher: Papadakis.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906506131.  Daedalus Item Code: 61145
 
The principal partner of John Melvin Architects and Town Planners here reflects on the nature of tradition and the role of memory in the renewal of our cities. With his profound understanding of the ... (Read More)
 
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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914–1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Winston Groom.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802139986.  Daedalus Item Code: 49350
 
The Ypres Salient in Belgian Flanders was the most dreaded battlefield in all of World War I, and probably of any war in history. It was said that you could smell the stench of death for miles before ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of Maps: Putting the World in Perspective
Anne Rooney.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784048433.  Daedalus Item Code: 52631
 
Maps do much more than help us find our way, argues medieval literature scholar Anne Rooney; they also reflect our pre-occupations and prejudices, from Aztec images describing landscapes and cultural ... (Read More)
 
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A Strange and Fearful Interest: Death, Mourning, and Memory in the American Civil War
Jennifer A. Watts.
Publisher: Huntington Library.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780873282659.  Daedalus Item Code: 61273
 
During the Civil War years, photography became a powerful tool of reportage and remembrance; "The field of photography is extending itself to embrace subjects of strange and sometimes of fearful ... (Read More)
 
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Supreme Commander: MacArthur's Triumph in Japan
Seymour Morris Jr.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062287939.  Daedalus Item Code: 51657
 
He is the most decorated general in American history—the only five-star general to receive the Medal of Honor—yet Douglas MacArthur's greatest victory was not in war. As Supreme Commander for the ... (Read More)
 
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Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London, and the Birth of the Modern City
Jonathan Conlin.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781619022256.  Daedalus Item Code: 53442
 
Paris and London have long held a mutual fascination, and never more so than through the 18th and 19th centuries, when London became a vast economic center and Paris a cultural one, and each vied to ... (Read More)
 
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Target Dresden
Alan W. Cooper.
Publisher: Independent Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781872836607.  Daedalus Item Code: 60060
 
On the night of February 13, 1945, more than 800 RAF bombers dropped nearly 1500 tons of high explosive and 1200 tons of incendiaries on Dresden, a German city crowded with refugees; between 40,000 ... (Read More)
 
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Tarnished Victory: Finishing Lincoln's War
William Marvel.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547428062.  Daedalus Item Code: P4251
 
In this final book in a quartet focusing on our 16th president in the Civil War—following Mr. Lincoln Goes to War; Lincolns' Darkest Year: The War in 1862; and The Great Task ... (Read More)
 
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