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To Win a War: 1918, The Year of Victory
John Terraine.
Publisher: Cassell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407244464.  Daedalus Item Code: 38311
For the war-weary Allies, 1918 was a galvanizing year of victory, as the author of Douglas Haig: The Educated Soldier and The Road To Passchendaele posits here, beginning with the ... (Read More)
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A Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans: Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History
Michael Farquhar.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143113058.  Daedalus Item Code: 54301
"History," wrote Thomas Carlyle, "is the essence of innumerable biographies," yet countless fascinating characters are relegated to a historical limbo. In this lively, browsable collection of ... (Read More)
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True Crime: Classic, Rare and Unseen
Tim Hill.
Publisher: Transatlantic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781907176579.  Daedalus Item Code: 61431
Discussed in substantial articles and supplemented with photographs and newspaper clippings of their eras, the 47 true crimes featured here include some of the most notorious serial killers (Charles ... (Read More)
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The Tsar's Doctor: The Life and Times of Sir James Wylie
Mary McGrigor.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841588810.  Daedalus Item Code: 63010
Though largely forgotten in his native Scotland, James Wylie was a significant figure in modern medicine, notes historian Mary McGrigor in this adventure-packed biography. Wylie was a pioneering ... (Read More)
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The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty
G.J. Meyer.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385340779.  Daedalus Item Code: 59179
In 1485 Henry Tudor, whose claim to the English throne was so weak as to be almost laughable, sailed from France with a ragtag army to take the crown from the family that had ruled England for almost ... (Read More)
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U.S. Marine Corps Aviation Since 1912: Fourth Edition
Peter B. Mersky. John H. Glenn, foreword.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591145165.  Daedalus Item Code: 38385
Heavily illustrated with hundreds of rare black and white photos, this book describes the entire history of the U.S. Marine Corps' air arm, often with firsthand accounts and commentary. The fourth ... (Read More)
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Unknown Soldiers: The American Expeditionary Forces in Memory & Remembrance
Mark A. Snell, ed.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873389402.  Daedalus Item Code: 42667
This anthology of essays surveys how Americans have remembered, commemorated, and interpreted the history of World War I's AEF (American Expeditionary Forces) and its soldiers, shedding light on how ... (Read More)
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Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525426783.  Daedalus Item Code: 69368
The author of the National Book Award winner In The Heart of the Sea and the Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower here offers a surprising account of the middle years of the American ... (Read More)
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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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The Victorian Gardener
Caroline Ikin.
Publisher: Shire.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747813279.  Daedalus Item Code: 63067
Over the course of the 19th century in Britain, gardening came to be considered a respectable profession. Training courses and apprenticeships prepared young gardeners for a trade in horticulture, ... (Read More)
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Visions of a Vanished World: The Extraordinary Fossils of the Hunsrück Slate
Gabriele Kühl, Christoph Bartels, Derek E. G. Briggs & Jes Rust. Richard Fortey, foreword.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300184600.  Daedalus Item Code: 62725
About 400 million years ago, earthquake activity and other major events caused sudden inundations of muddy sediment along the seafloor. Animal communities were instantly engulfed—the inhabitants ... (Read More)
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