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The Secret War in Italy: Special Forces, Partisans and Covert Operations 1943–45
William Fowler.
Publisher: Ian Allan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780711035287.  Daedalus Item Code: 52375
In this fine account of the war in Italy and the role of special forces there in the final years of World War II, William Fowler spotlights the last operational airborne combat drop of the war, ... (Read More)
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Secret Yankees: The Union Circle in Confederate Atlanta
Thomas G. Dyer.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801868153.  Daedalus Item Code: 61710
Despite the unified front projected by the Confederacy, Union sympathizers remained in Atlanta for the duration of the American Civil War, posits Thomas Dyer. Drawing upon a little-known diary by ... (Read More)
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Selkirk's Island
Diana Souhami.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782060314.  Daedalus Item Code: 61314
(Winner of the 2001 Whitbread Biography Award) The author of Gertrude and Alice, Greta and Cecil, and The Trials of Radclyffe Hall, Diana Souhami here gives us a singular ... (Read More)
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Shanghai: City Between Cultures
Marlo Scheder-Bieschin, photog.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783937406350.  Daedalus Item Code: 52024
A city between cultures, transformed from the Pearl of the Orient to New China's boomtown, Shanghai is a place where timeless culture and traditions exist side by side with the driving force of the ... (Read More)
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Silk and Empire
Brenda M. King.
Publisher: Manchester University Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719067013.  Daedalus Item Code: 62472
Challenging the notion that Britain always exploited its empire, design history and heritage scholar Brenda King here explains how creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship were all part of the ... (Read More)
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Small Arms: 1914–Present: The World's Greatest Weapons
Martin J. Dougherty & Michael E. Haskew.
Publisher: Amber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909160682.  Daedalus Item Code: 62486
Illustrated with more than 500 color photos, drawings, and cutaway views, this book traces the use of small arms from the beginning of World War I to the present, including weapons used in trench ... (Read More)
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The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects
Richard Kurin.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594205293.  Daedalus Item Code: 54297
The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest and most popular repository for the objects that define our common heritage. Richard Kurin, the SI's Under Secretary for Art, History, and Culture ... (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 Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of American Independence
Sam Willis.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848878464.  Daedalus Item Code: 62971
How did 13 isolated American colonies without a regular navy or army win their independence from Britain, the greatest naval and military power on earth? Maritime historian and broadcaster Sam Willis ... (Read More)
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Target Tirpitz: X-Craft, Agents and Dambusters—The Epic Quest to Destroy Hitler's Mightiest Warship
Patrick Bishop.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007431199.  Daedalus Item Code: 38309
She was the sister ship to the Bismarck, and merely by her existence, hiding in Norway's fjords with the potential to slip out and strike at Allied shipping, Hitler's battleship Tirpitz ... (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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