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The Secret War in Italy: Special Forces, Partisans and Covert Operations 1943–45
William Fowler.
Publisher: Ian Allan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780711035287.  Daedalus Item Code: 52375
 
In this fine account of the war in Italy and the role of special forces there in the final years of World War II, William Fowler spotlights the last operational airborne combat drop of the war, ... (Read More)
 
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Secret Yankees: The Union Circle in Confederate Atlanta
Thomas G. Dyer.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801868153.  Daedalus Item Code: 61710
 
Despite the unified front projected by the Confederacy, Union sympathizers remained in Atlanta for the duration of the American Civil War, posits Thomas Dyer. Drawing upon a little-known diary by ... (Read More)
 
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The Seymours of Wolf Hall: A Tudor Family Story
David Loades.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781445634951.  Daedalus Item Code: 70395
 
This history by the biographer of Henry VIII, Mary Tudor, and Elizabeth I tells of the epic rise and fall of the family at the heart of the Tudor court; although the Seymours of Wolf Hall arrived ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects
Neil MacGregor.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026340.  Daedalus Item Code: 63445
 
Though we feel as though we know the world of Hamlet or Macbeth through Shakespeare's vivid characters, we cannot understand them as his contemporaries did. In this brilliant work of historical ... (Read More)
 
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Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945–1965
Michael Burleigh.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025459.  Daedalus Item Code: 61657
 
Here the Samuel Johnson Prize–winning author of The Third Reich presents a sweeping history of the Cold War's many "hot" wars in the 20 years following the end of World War II. As once-great ... (Read More)
 
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Snapshot Chronicles: Inventing the American Photo Album
Barbara Levine, curator.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568985572.  Daedalus Item Code: 62931
 
Today, the photo album is something we practically take for granted, and scrapbooking is a billion-dollar industry with its own television network, but it was not always so. George Eastman's 1900 ... (Read More)
 
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SOE's Balls of Steel: Operation Rubble, 147 Willing Volunteers and 25,000 Tons of Ball Bearings
Sophie Jackson.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752487564.  Daedalus Item Code: 63077
 
In 1940 the Nazis hoped to cripple the British war effort by blockading five Norwegian cargo ships full of ball bearings, bulk steel, and machine tools for making arms and equipment. Britain asked a ... (Read More)
 
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Soldiers of the Queen: Victorian Colonial Conflict in the Words of Those Who Fought
Stephen Manning.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752449845.  Daedalus Item Code: 64772
 
The reach of Victorian Britain's power across the queen's vast empire has always been impressive, but as this book shows, the feat was very nearly miraculous in light of the conditions under which ... (Read More)
 
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Space Exploration: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Pocket Guide
John Holcroft, illus.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781406345940.  Daedalus Item Code: 64494
 
Unfold the history of space exploration in this accordion-folded pop-up book, from the launch of Sputnik in 1957 to the successful deployment of the rover Curiosity on Mars in 2012. The ... (Read More)
 
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State of the Union: New York & the Civil War
Harold Holzer, ed. Jeff Shaara, foreword.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823221400.  Daedalus Item Code: 64075
 
Originating in a 1999 symposium focusing on New York State during the Civil War, this anthology takes an in-depth look at the crucial—and sometimes conflicted—role that the state played in the war. ... (Read More)
 
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The Stones of Oxford: Conjectures on a Cockleshell
John Melvin. Justin Cartwright, foreword.
Publisher: Papadakis.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906506131.  Daedalus Item Code: 61145
 
The principal partner of John Melvin Architects and Town Planners here reflects on the nature of tradition and the role of memory in the renewal of our cities. With his profound understanding of the ... (Read More)
 
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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914–1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Winston Groom.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802139986.  Daedalus Item Code: 49350
 
The Ypres Salient in Belgian Flanders was the most dreaded battlefield in all of World War I, and probably of any war in history. It was said that you could smell the stench of death for miles before ... (Read More)
 
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