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The Venlo Incident: A Story of Double-Dealing, Captivity, and a Murderous Nazi Plot
S. Payne Best. Nigel Jones, intro.
Publisher: Frontline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848325692.  Daedalus Item Code: 52430
 
Originally published in 1950, this is the gripping account by Sigismund Payne Best, a captain in Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, of a 1939 operation in the Netherlands. Best had been sent ... (Read More)
 
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A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior
Mark A. Bradley.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465030095.  Daedalus Item Code: 51374
 
Rhodes Scholar, patriot, and descendent of one of America's most distinguished families, Duncan Chaplin Lee was also possibly the best-placed mole ever to infiltrate U.S. intelligence operations. As ... (Read More)
 
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Voices from the World of Samuel Pepys
Jonathan Bastable, ed.
Publisher: David & Charles.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780715326480.  Daedalus Item Code: 32357
 
Thanks to his Diary, Samuel Pepys has become one of the most fascinating characters of 17th-century Britain. Writing almost daily from 1659 to 1669, his life encompassed historical and social ... (Read More)
 
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War: A Short History
Jeremy Black.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441155412.  Daedalus Item Code: 61254
 
In this concise history of war, Jeremy Black ranges across five continents and all of human history, introducing readers to the major themes of warfare and providing astute insights and ... (Read More)
 
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War and Gold: A Five-Hundred-Year History of Empires, Adventures and Debt
Kwasi Kwarteng.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408848159.  Daedalus Item Code: 53894
 
At the dawn of the 16th century, Spanish conquistadors discovered the New World; the vast quantities of gold and silver they found and took would make Spain rich, yet the new wealth was plunged into ... (Read More)
 
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War on the Western Front: 1914–1918 Centenary Edition
Gary Sheffield, ed.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753726334.  Daedalus Item Code: 54264
 
A collection of essays by such contributors as Stephen Bull, Ian Drury, Thomas Hoff, Martin Pegler, and Ian Sumner, this abundantly illustrated book profiles World War I as a watershed event in the ... (Read More)
 
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War Since 1900: History, Strategy, Weaponry
Jeremy Black, ed.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251638.  Daedalus Item Code: 60476
 
This wide-ranging, heavily illustrated analysis of 20th-century warfare, with contributions from distinguished military historians from the United States, Canada, Britain, Germany, and France, ... (Read More)
 
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The Warrior King and the Invasion of France: Henry V, Agincourt, and the Campaign that Shaped Medieval England
Desmond Seward.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605989624.  Daedalus Item Code: 69173
 
The author of Richard III, The Last White Rose, and The Demon's Brood here gives us a radical new portrait of Henry V as a brilliant and brutal warmonger. In the course of the ... (Read More)
 
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Warsaw 1944: Hitler, Himmler and the Crushing of a City
Alexandra Richie.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007180431.  Daedalus Item Code: 60408
 
The Warsaw Uprising of August 1944 was a shocking event even in the context of World War II. Hundreds of civilians were thrown from windows, burned alive, and trampled to death, while the murder of ... (Read More)
 
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The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth
Mark Mazzetti.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125013.  Daedalus Item Code: 60470
 
A national security correspondent for the New York Times and the winner of a George Polk Award and a shared Pulitzer Prize, Mark Mazzetti here gives us a riveting account of the CIA's ... (Read More)
 
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We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860–April 1861
William J. Cooper.
Publisher: Knopf/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400042005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42215
 
Between Abraham Lincoln’s election in November 1860 and the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861, a long tradition of political compromise broke down, and a rapid succession of events led to the Civil ... (Read More)
 
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A Windfall of Musicians: Hitler's Émigrés and Exiles in Southern California
Dorothy Lamb Crawford.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171235.  Daedalus Item Code: 61545
 
The intolerance of Adolph Hitler's regime toward modern classical music prompted many of Germany's greatest musicians to leave for the safety of America, where their influence would in many cases be ... (Read More)
 
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