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Operation Exodus: From the Nazi Death Camps to the Promised Land: A Perilous Journey That Shaped Israel's Fate
Gordon Thomas.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312569938.  Daedalus Item Code: 30343
 
Here the author of Voyage of the Damned gives us a fast-paced, riveting chronicle of Jewish refugees desperately seeking a home after World War II, and how their flight to Palestine on the ... (Read More)
 
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Operation Fortitude: The Story of the Spy Operation that Saved D-Day
Joshua Levine.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007313532.  Daedalus Item Code: 38487
 
In addition to the enormous amount of planning and training that went into the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, the success of D-Day was due in large part to an ingenious and complex web ... (Read More)
 
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Operation Heartbreak/The Man Who Never Was
Duff Cooper & Ewen Montagu.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752457758.  Daedalus Item Code: 23163
 
One of the great deceptions of World War II took place in April 1943 when a body wearing a Royal Marines uniform was found off the coast of Fascist Spain. With him was a courier's briefcase ... (Read More)
 
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The Other Side of the Night: The Carpathia, the Californian and the Night the Titanic Was Lost
Daniel Allen Butler.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781935149859.  Daedalus Item Code: 32692
 
Although the world continues to be fascinated by the Titanic tragedy, the most amazing drama of those fateful hours took place on the decks of the Carpathia and Californian, ... (Read More)
 
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Outrage, Passion and Uncommon Sense: How Editorial Writers Have Taken on the Great American Issues of the Past 150 Years
Michael Gartner and the Newseum.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780792241973.  Daedalus Item Code: 30893
 
Mining newspaper files and the archives of the interactive Newseum located in Washington, D.C., this book examines decisive issues and events in U.S. history, as well as the flavor of American life, ... (Read More)
 
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Over the Top: Great Battles of the First World War
Martin Marix Evans.
Publisher: Capella.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841931111.  Daedalus Item Code: 32626
 
The early battles of World War I during the autumn and winter of 1914 were open, mobile affairs of the kind long familiar to professional soldiers. By early 1915, however, a new type of conflict had ... (Read More)
 
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Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941–1942
Ian W. Toll.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068139.  Daedalus Item Code: 23887
 
On the first Sunday in December 1941, an armada of Japanese warplanes appeared suddenly over Pearl Harbor and devastated the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Only six months later, in a sea fight north of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Pacific War Uncensored: A War Correspondent's Unvarnished Account of the Fight Against Japan
Harold Guard. John Tring, ed.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612000640.  Daedalus Item Code: 38099
 
Released from the British Navy after sustaining a leg injury, Harold Guard became a correspondent for the United Press, obtaining a front row seat for many of the most dramatic battles of World War ... (Read More)
 
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Pagan Spain
Richard Wright.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061450198.  Daedalus Item Code: 23401
 
A master chronicler of the African-American experience, Richard Wright brilliantly expanded his literary horizons with Pagan Spain, originally published in 1957. Francisco Franco's Spain in ... (Read More)
 
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Paris Under Water: How the City of Light Survived the Great Flood of 1910
Jeffrey H. Jackson.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230108042.  Daedalus Item Code: 31995
 
In the winter of 1910, the river that normally brings life to Paris quickly became a force of destruction. Torrential rainfall saturated the soil, and faulty engineering created conditions that soon ... (Read More)
 
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The Parthenon Sculptures
Ian Jenkins. Ivor Kerslake & Dudley Hubbard, photos.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674026926.  Daedalus Item Code: 40052
 
The senior curator of Greek and Roman antiquities in the British Museum, Ian Jenkins here surveys the Museum's Parthenon sculptures as prime examples of classical Greek art, as well as how they have ... (Read More)
 
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The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
Philip Taubman.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061744006.  Daedalus Item Code: 33194
 
Offering a clear analysis of the present danger of nuclear terrorism and how it can be prevented, Philip Taubman—a former New York Times bureau chief for both Washington and Moscow—sheds light ... (Read More)
 
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