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Escape from Germany: True Stories of POW Escapes in WWII
Graham Pitchfork, intro.
Publisher: National Archives.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781905615490.  Daedalus Item Code: 52396
 
Prepared for Britain's Air Ministry in 1951 and written by a former prisoner of war who himself had tried to escape, this once-secret account of POW escapes draws upon firsthand experiences of ... (Read More)
 
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Etched in Purple: One Soldier's War in Europe
Frank J. Irgang.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597972048.  Daedalus Item Code: 44299
 
"Enemy shells were splashing among the struggling soldiers plunging toward the beach, but some of the men were out so far it was impossible for them to make it. They yowled for help, but there was no ... (Read More)
 
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Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes
Maurice Isserman & Stewart Weaver.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164206.  Daedalus Item Code: 52779
 
(Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award for History/Biography) The first successful ascent of Mount Everest in 1953 by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay is a familiar saga, though the tales ... (Read More)
 
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The Germans We Trusted: Stories Which Had to Be Told
Pamela Howe Taylor. Douglas Hurd, foreword.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780718830342.  Daedalus Item Code: 52452
 
The misconception that all German military personnel were Nazis persists even today, but as these 36 true stories prove, humans cannot always be so easily categorized. Inspired by her father's ... (Read More)
 
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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846142666.  Daedalus Item Code: 52938
 
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old age—a peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independence—many of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
 
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Global Crisis: War, Climate Change & Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century
Geoffrey Parker.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300153231.  Daedalus Item Code: 51986
 
(The London Sunday Times History Book of the Year in 2013) Extending from England to Japan, and from the Russian Empire to the Americas, the calamities of the mid-17th century—which ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910–1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease
William C. Summers.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300183191.  Daedalus Item Code: 52762
 
When plague broke out in Manchuria in 1910 as a result of transmission from marmots to humans, it struck a region struggling with the introduction of Western medicine, as well as with the political ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields
Wendy Lower.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547863382.  Daedalus Item Code: 52612
 
(2013 National Book Award Finalist) For too long we have ignored the reality of women's participation in the Holocaust, not as loyal wives and cheerleaders for the führer but as sadistic ... (Read More)
 
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The Holocaust Encyclopedia
Walter Laqueur & Judith Tydor Baumel, eds.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300084320.  Daedalus Item Code: 52752
 
This reference provides both a reflective overview of the Holocaust and concise yet informative entries on related events, policies, cities, and individuals. Featuring 276 black and white photographs ... (Read More)
 
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Household Politics: Conflict in Early Modern England
Don Herzog.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300180787.  Daedalus Item Code: 52743
 
Canonical sources and sermons of early modern England often urge the subordination of women; law professor Don Herzog argues here that these sources were blather—not that they were irrelevant, but ... (Read More)
 
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Imperfect Presidents: Tales of Misadventure and Triumph
Jim Cullen.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230605787.  Daedalus Item Code: 52886
 
In this humorous yet informative reappraisal of the American presidency, Jim Cullen takes 12 presidents down from their pedestals by examining key missteps in their careers—and how they transcended ... (Read More)
 
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John F. Kennedy: The Life, the Presidency, the Assassination
Ian Shircore & David Southwell.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780233003979.  Daedalus Item Code: 51731
 
His life and presidency were tragically cut short, but John F. Kennedy's legacy looms large even today. From his wartime heroism to the controversial 1960 election, and from the Cuban Missile Crisis ... (Read More)
 
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