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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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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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The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt: World of Art
Toby Wilkinson.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500203965.  Daedalus Item Code: 61087
 
This engaging encyclopedic reference offers more than 1,000 entries on ancient Egypt—from gods and goddesses to everyday domestic objects—illustrated with 163 color photographs and another 153 black ... (Read More)
 
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316013857.  Daedalus Item Code: 21311
 
"[Harold] Evans extolls American moxie, that seemingly native mixture of initiative and luck that produced the Colt revolver, the FM radio, the Kodak camera, Mickey Mouse, and eBay. As a historian, ... (Read More)
 
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Three Roads to the Alamo: The Lives and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis
William C. Davis.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060930943.  Daedalus Item Code: 62311
 
"In 1836, [Jim] Bowie and [Buck] Travis, who would lead the 200 doomed Texas rebels at the Alamo, met for the first time at the walled adobe buildings.... A few days later, David Crockett wandered in ... (Read More)
 
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The Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England
Ian Mortimer.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125631.  Daedalus Item Code: 49556
 
In this much-desired follow-up to The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England, Ian Mortimer takes us through the world of Shakespeare and Elizabeth I as though it will be our next vacation ... (Read More)
 
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To Move the World: JFK's Quest for Peace
Jeffrey D. Sachs.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812994926.  Daedalus Item Code: 52585
 
The last great campaign of John F. Kennedy's life was to attempt to forge a sustainable peace with the Soviet Union. As economist Jeffrey Sachs posits here, four key speeches delivered between the ... (Read More)
 
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To Win a War: 1918, The Year of Victory
John Terraine.
Publisher: Cassell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407244464.  Daedalus Item Code: 38311
 
For the war-weary Allies, 1918 was a galvanizing year of victory, as the author of Douglas Haig: The Educated Soldier and The Road To Passchendaele posits here, beginning with the ... (Read More)
 
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