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The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
Slavomir Rawicz.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845296445.  Daedalus Item Code: 64336
 
First published in 1956, this is the incredible account of Slavomir Rawicz, a young Polish cavalry officer, arrested by the Soviet secret police in 1939 after the Red Army and the Nazis invaded ... (Read More)
 
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The Longest Day: The D-Day 70th-Anniversary Collector's Edition
Cornelius Ryan. Doug McCabe, intro.
Publisher: Barron's.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781438075198.  Daedalus Item Code: 70097
 
Widely considered to be the most important book on D-Day ever written, Cornelius Ryan's 1959 history draws from the testimony of hundreds of veterans, lending a powerful sense of immediacy to this ... (Read More)
 
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Looking for Lincoln: The Making of an American Icon
Philip B. Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, & Peter W. Kunhardt Jr. Doris Kearns Goodwin, intro. David Herbert Donald, foreword.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385364201.  Daedalus Item Code: 64643
 
This stunning visual history of Abraham Lincoln explores the myths, memories, and questions that gathered around the president in the years between his assassination in 1865 and the dedication of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Band of Brothers
Tom Keene. Julian Thompson, foreword.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750962902.  Daedalus Item Code: 70100
 
Endorsed at the highest level by Winston Churchill, who wanted British raiders to take the fight to the enemy, 50 commandos were formed into a secret army. The elite unit was intended to create ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Ireland: 1860–1960
William Derham.
Publisher: Hyde Park.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780993068584.  Daedalus Item Code: 61232
 
From war and insurrection to prosperity and development, sweeping changes have revised much of Ireland's landscape, notes William Derham; a great swath of the country's built past no longer survives, ... (Read More)
 
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Louder Than Words: Ways of Seeing Women Workers in Eighteenth-Century France
Geraldine Sheridan.
Publisher: Texas Tech.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780896726222.  Daedalus Item Code: 44004
 
In an era when trade guilds in France largely excluded women as members in their own right, the images depicted in Denis Diderot's Encyclopédie and other contemporary French sources reveal ... (Read More)
 
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
 
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
Michael Blanding.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592408177.  Daedalus Item Code: 63726
 
(Winner of the 2015 New England Society Book Award for History and Biography) Affable and deeply knowledgeable, E. Forbes Smiley III was well-liked and well-trusted in the reading rooms and ... (Read More)
 
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The Maps of the Bristoe Station and Mine Run Campaigns: An Atlas of the Battles and Movements in the Eastern Theater after Gettysburg, Including Rappahannock Station, Kelly's Ford, and Morton's Ford, July 1863–February 1864
Bradley M. Gottfried.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611211528.  Daedalus Item Code: 62147
 
Superbly illustrated with 87 color battle maps, this Civil War history explores the critical though rarely considered months following the Battle of Gettysburg, during which both the Army of Northern ... (Read More)
 
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Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War
Brian Matthew Jordan.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871407818.  Daedalus Item Code: 70232
 
For more than a century, traditional Civil War histories have concluded in 1865, with a bitterly won peace and Union soldiers returning triumphantly home; arguing that the reality was much more ... (Read More)
 
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Marie-Antoinette and Count Fersen: The Untold Love Story
Evelyn Farr.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720610017.  Daedalus Item Code: 70137
 
A victim of political intrigue, Marie-Antoinette was guillotined in 1793, and the historical significance of this event in French history has overshadowed many aspects of the queen's life, suggests ... (Read More)
 
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