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The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
Edith H. Beer, with Susan Dworkin.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780688177768.  Daedalus Item Code: 54038
 
An outspoken young woman in 1930s Vienna, law student Edith Hahn was forced into a ghetto and then into a labor camp. Obtaining permission to return to Vienna, she went underground, using identity ... (Read More)
 
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New York Immigrant Experience: A Guided Tour Through History
Randi Minetor. Nic Minetor, photos.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762757435.  Daedalus Item Code: 34922
 
This illustrated history of immigration in America's most international city—ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th-century Irish Potato Famine, and from Ellis Island to the present day—provides ... (Read More)
 
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The Nixon Tapes: 1971–1972
Douglas Brinkley & Luke Nichter, eds.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544274150.  Daedalus Item Code: 60868
 
Between 1971 and 1973, President Richard Nixon's voice-activated taping system captured 3700 hours of recordings, yet less than 5 percent have ever been made public. Luke Nichter transcribed a trove ... (Read More)
 
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The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
John W. Dean.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143127383.  Daedalus Item Code: 59156
 
Former White House Counsel John Dean, one of the last major surviving figures of Watergate, draws on his own transcripts of almost 1,000 conversations, a wealth of Richard Nixon's secretly recorded ... (Read More)
 
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Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening
David Hendy.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062283078.  Daedalus Item Code: 53238
 
What if history had a sound track? What would it tell us about ourselves? Based on a BBC Radio series, Noise explores human dramas from the perspective of sound at various times in the last ... (Read More)
 
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None Wounded, None Missing, All Dead: The Story of Elizabeth Bacon Custer
Howard Kazanjian & Chris Enss.
Publisher: TwoDot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762788156.  Daedalus Item Code: 60584
 
On May 17, 1876, General George Custer's wife Libbie kissed him goodbye and wished him good fortune in his efforts to force Lakota and Cheyenne peoples into a reservation. In her black taffeta dress ... (Read More)
 
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Officers and Soldiers of the French Army 1941–1945
André Jouineau.
Publisher: Histoire & Collections.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9782352502616.  Daedalus Item Code: 54762
 
Following its 1940 defeat, the French army continued to exist in both a Vichy incarnation and as Charles De Gaulle's Free French Forces. Reflecting the diversity of France's soldiers and their many ... (Read More)
 
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Old World, New World: Great Britain and America from the Beginning
Kathleen Burk.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871139719.  Daedalus Item Code: 13919
 
(Winner of the Henry Adams Prize) America's close bond with Great Britain seems inevitable, given our shared language and heritage. But as Berkeley- and Oxford-educated historian Kathleen Burk ... (Read More)
 
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On an Irish Island
Robert Kanigel.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269591.  Daedalus Item Code: 43877
 
The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist The Man Who Knew Infinity, Robert Kanigel offers this love letter to a vanished way of ... (Read More)
 
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On Wheels
Michael Holroyd.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374226572.  Daedalus Item Code: 54538
 
As a child in World War II–era Britain, Michael Holroyd spent his best hours in his family's cramped garage, sitting in the back seat of a black, eight-horsepower Ford. The author of The Book of ... (Read More)
 
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Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s
Frederick Lewis Allen.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060956653.  Daedalus Item Code: 49029
 
Prohibition, Al Capone, the scandals of the Harding administration, jazz singers, seismic shifts in manners and morals, all capped off by Black Tuesday—these are just a few facets of the tumultuous ... (Read More)
 
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Or Go Down in Flame: A Navigator's Death Over Schweinfurt
W. Raymond Wood.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612001777.  Daedalus Item Code: 54763
 
One of the fiercest air battles of World War II, the U.S. Air Force's October 14, 1943 raid on the factories of Schweinfurt, Germany, resulted in more than 600 American casualties. Only a child at ... (Read More)
 
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