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A Train in Winter: A Story of Resistance, Friendship and Survival
Caroline Moorehead.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780701182823.  Daedalus Item Code: 41320
 
(One of the New York Times Notable Books of 2011) The youngest of the group was a schoolgirl of 16, who scrawled "V" (for victory) on the walls of her lycée; the eldest, a farmer's wife ... (Read More)
 
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Traitor to the Crown: The Untold Story of the Popish Plot and the Conspiracy Against Samuel Pepys
James Long & Ben Long.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590202647.  Daedalus Item Code: 41711
 
In 1679, England is awash with suspicions of conspiracy and religious terrorism. Samuel Pepys, Secretary of the Admiralty, finds himself in a position few people then or now would have expected: ... (Read More)
 
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Treasures from the Attic: The Extraordinary Story of Anne Frank's Family
Mirjam Pressler.
Publisher: Doubleday/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781617933905.  Daedalus Item Code: 38134
 
This history of Anne Frank and the family that shaped her was made possible by a treasure trove of thousands of letters, poems, drawings, postcards, and photographs recently discovered by her last ... (Read More)
 
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Tropics Bound: Elizabeth's Seadogs on the Spanish Main
James Seay Dean.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752450964.  Daedalus Item Code: 30107
 
Drawing on such sources from English and Spanish archives as mariners' journals, letters, and official reports, this history recounts the early 100 largely forgotten English trade voyages to Latin ... (Read More)
 
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The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind The New York Times
Susan E. Tifft & Alex S. Jones.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316836319.  Daedalus Item Code: 21313
 
(National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, a single family has controlled America's newspaper of record, setting the agenda not only for the ... (Read More)
 
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Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa
Tim Brady.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307590374.  Daedalus Item Code: 41067
 
Before General Patton could invade Morocco in Operation Torch, which would then enable the Allied invasion of Nazi Europe through Italy, he needed 500 tons of airplane fuel and 900 tons of bombs ... (Read More)
 
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Twelve Turning Points of the Second World War
P.M.H. Bell.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300148855.  Daedalus Item Code: 32727
 
The Battle of Britain, Pearl Harbor, Stalingrad, D-Day, Hiroshima—these defining events of World War II exemplify both the heroic efforts and grievous costs of this greatest cataclysm of humanity. ... (Read More)
 
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The Twilight Years: The Paradox of Britain Between the Wars
Richard Overy.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670021130.  Daedalus Item Code: 23420
 
The Wolfson Prize–winning author of The Dictators offers this remarkable analysis of how the fear of war shaped modern England. Britain had become a laboratory for modernity after World War ... (Read More)
 
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Two Americans: Truman, Eisenhower, and a Dangerous World
William Lee Miller.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307595645.  Daedalus Item Code: 41997
 
President Harry Truman and his successor Dwight Eisenhower were both Midwesterners, alike in many ways—and sharply differed in others. This book from the author of Arguing About Slavery and ... (Read More)
 
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Uncommon Valor: A Story of Race, Patriotism, and Glory in the Final Battles of the Civil War
Melvin Claxton & Mark Puls.
Publisher: Wiley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780471468233.  Daedalus Item Code: 42085
 
Of the nearly 200,000 African Americans who served in the U.S. Army during the Civil War, 16 received the Congressional Medal of Honor for conspicuous bravery, and 14 of these were earned in a single ... (Read More)
 
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An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan
Jason Elliot.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312622053.  Daedalus Item Code: 33138
 
Before his superb Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran, Jason Elliot gave us this remarkable debut, describing two trips he made to Afghanistan—as an idealistic teenager hoping to join the ... (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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