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Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France
Caroline Moorehead.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062202475.  Daedalus Item Code: 64820
 
In her follow-up to A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France, Caroline Moorehead tells the story of a French mountain community that ... (Read More)
 
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Voices from the Holocaust: First-Hand Accounts from the Frontline of History
Jon E. Lewis.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849017237.  Daedalus Item Code: 63832
 
There have been untold numbers of works studying the Holocaust in every imaginable way, but this anthology of eyewitness testimonies to the horrors is remarkable for its depth and thoroughness, ... (Read More)
 
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Wah-to-yah and the Taos Trail: The Classic History of the American Indians and the Taos Revolt
Lewis H. Garrard.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629147130.  Daedalus Item Code: 63996
 
The New York Review of Books once called this 1850 book "a minor classic of great charm, which has never had anything like the currency or critical recognition it deserves." Lewis Garrard was ... (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 Diaries: A Chaplain at Gallipoli: The Great War Diaries of Kenneth Best
Kenneth Best. Gavin Roynon, ed.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857202253.  Daedalus Item Code: 42887
 
Many chaplains were not permitted to go near the front in World War I; others insisted on doing so, like Kenneth Best in the disastrous Gallipoli campaign. Best had no military training before 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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War of Two: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Duel that Stunned the Nation
John Sedgwick.
Publisher: NAL.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592409693.  Daedalus Item Code: 69418
 
(Finalist for the George Washington Prize) On July 11, 1804, on a bluff by the Hudson River, Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton raised dueling pistols and fired. Why would these leading ... (Read More)
 
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The Warrior's Life
Alfred de Vigny.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141392806.  Daedalus Item Code: 62131
 
At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a generation of French soldiers were haunted by defeat, among them the young poet Alfred de Vigny (1797–1863), an aristocrat dispossessed by the Revolution. Noted ... (Read More)
 
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Waterloo: Great Battles
Alan Forrest.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199663255.  Daedalus Item Code: 63910
 
Waterloo was the last battle waged by Napoleon, and the defeat that ended his imperial dreams. To those who fought—Dutch and Belgians, Prussians and Hanoverians, British and French—it was a murderous ... (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.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400042005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42405
 
Examining the most perilous political crisis our country has ever faced, southern political historian William Cooper gives us a fresh perspective on the period between Abraham Lincoln's election in ... (Read More)
 
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The West Point Atlas of War: World War II: European Theater
Vincent J. Esposito, ed.
Publisher: Tess Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781603760232.  Daedalus Item Code: 64658
 
Originally published in 1959 as part of a two-volume set, this collection of classic battle maps provides a unique way of studying the military history of World War II in Europe, from the campaign in ... (Read More)
 
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The Whales Know: A Journey through Mexican California
Pino Cacucci. Katherine Gregor, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907973888.  Daedalus Item Code: 64773
 
Born in Italy in 1955, Pino Cacucci sojourned to Mexico and Central America, where he resided for some years and became a prolific translator of works in Spanish, and twice won the Pluma de Plata ... (Read More)
 
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