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The Great Escape
Paul Brickhill.
Publisher: Cassell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780304356874.  Daedalus Item Code: 63778
One of the most famous stories from World War II, dramatized in the film of the same name, this is the 1950 account of how more than 600 men in a German prisoner of war camp worked together to ... (Read More)
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The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
John Demos.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679455103.  Daedalus Item Code: 63405
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award for Nonfiction) Historian John Demos, winner of the Bancroft Prize for Entertaining Satan and the Francis Parkman Prize for The Unredeemed ... (Read More)
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The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Jane Ridley.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972634.  Daedalus Item Code: 62276
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Best 100 Books of 2013 and a Boston Globe Best Book of the Year) Born Prince Albert Edward, and known to familiars as "Bertie," the ... (Read More)
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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill
Candice Millard.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385535731.  Daedalus Item Code: 69656
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) (Pre-order now! Release date October 28, 2016) At 24, Winston Churchill saw it as his destiny to become Britain's prime minister, despite having lost his ... (Read More)
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House of Exile: The Lives and Times of Heinrich Mann and Nelly Kroeger-Mann
Evelyn Juers.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374533410.  Daedalus Item Code: 40829
(Winner of Australia's 2009 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Nonfiction) In 1933 the author and political activist Heinrich Mann and his partner Nelly Kroeger fled Nazi Germany, finding ... (Read More)
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Irena's Children: A True Story of Courage
Tilar J. Mazzeo.
Publisher: Gallery Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476778501.  Daedalus Item Code: 69564
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) In 1942, young social worker Irena Sendler was granted access to the Warsaw ghetto as a public health specialist, and reached out to the trapped Jewish ... (Read More)
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Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries
Michael R. Fischbach.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231135382.  Daedalus Item Code: 54811
(Runner-up for the 2009 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize) In the 20 years that followed the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, 800,000 Jews left their homes in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, ... (Read More)
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July 1914: Countdown to War
Sean McMeekin.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465060740.  Daedalus Item Code: 49136
Conventional wisdom holds that it was an ambitious and warlike German Empire that largely precipitated Europe's spiral into World War I, following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and ... (Read More)
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Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam
Stephen W. Sears.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618344192.  Daedalus Item Code: 59586
(Winner of the 1983 Fletcher Pratt Award) The battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in American history; in this single day, the Civil War ... (Read More)
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Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion
Harold Holzer.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439192719.  Daedalus Item Code: 52418
(Winner of the 2015 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize) Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer offers us this insightful profile of Abraham Lincoln as a man who clearly understood the role of the press in ... (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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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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