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World War I Love Stories: Real-Life Romances from the War that Shook the World
Gill Paul. Adrian Gilbert, intro.
Publisher: Prospero Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781552679159.  Daedalus Item Code: 50549
These engaging accounts of wartime romances range widely, from daring stories of the Lafayette Escadrille, the legendary American arm of the French air force, who conquered hearts wherever they went, ... (Read More)
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World War II: The Unseen Visual History
The Caen Memorial. Christopher Caines, trans.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781595586810.  Daedalus Item Code: 34942
This stirring account of World War II draws on a rich trove of historical images and artifacts collected in Caen, France, one of many cities devastated by that pivotal conflict. In the form of a ... (Read More)
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World War II in 500 Photographs
Eileen Daspin & Michael Solomon, eds.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781603209939.  Daedalus Item Code: 53458
An ideal introduction to this defining event of the 20th century, as well as a visual resource for those already familiar with World War II, this book chronicles the entire conflict in hundreds of ... (Read More)
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World War II in Numbers: An Infographic Guide to the Conflict, Its Conduct, and Its Casualties
Peter Doyle.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770851955.  Daedalus Item Code: 53513
Scientist and military historian Peter Doyle here deploys the often staggering statistical record of World War II—the millions of military and civilian deaths, the tons of shipping sunk, the ... (Read More)
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World War II in Photographs
David Boyle.
Publisher: Rebo International.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9789036618007.  Daedalus Item Code: 44438
Illustrated with 900 captioned archival photos—from sources in China, the Pacific islands, and the Soviet Union, as well as from Allied soldiers and civilians—this visual history covers every major ... (Read More)
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World War II in Photographs
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847324412.  Daedalus Item Code: 51762
From a Hudson bomber flying above the pyramids to a tense FDR at the Yalta Conference, and from wounded soldiers sharing a cigarette to tanks fighting in front of Notre Dame Cathedral, these 500 ... (Read More)
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World War II Secret Operations Handbook: S.O.E., O.S.S. & Maquis Guide to Sabotaging the Nazi War Machine
Stephen Hart & Chris Mann.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762779864.  Daedalus Item Code: 32556
The combat skills and tricks used by the Allied military, special forces, and resistance fighters in World War II are demonstrated in this manual, including how to work as a sniper, blow up bridges, ... (Read More)
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World War II: 1939–1945 Day by Day: WWII Chronicles
Morgan Servin.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781464303005.  Daedalus Item Code: 41902
A roadmap and chronicle to the sprawling global conflict of World War II, this boxed set traces developments from the summer of 1939, when Hitler's non-aggression pact with the Soviet Union allowed ... (Read More)
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Year of Meteors: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election That Brought On the Civil War
Douglas R. Egerton.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596916197.  Daedalus Item Code: 31931
In early 1860, pundits across America confidently predicted the election of Illinois senator Stephen A. Douglas in the coming presidential race. But the Democrats would split over the issue of ... (Read More)
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Year Zero: A History of 1945
Ian Buruma.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204364.  Daedalus Item Code: 54304
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2013 and a nominee for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) Marking 1945 as a pivotal year in the course of human ... (Read More)
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The Young Elizabeth
Alison Plowden.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752459431.  Daedalus Item Code: 41638
"A lucid, well-researched, but unpedantic narrative of 16th-century English royal life and death at a brutal time when a successful noble was one who kept his or her head while others were losing ... (Read More)
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Young Henry: The Rise of Henry VIII
Robert Hutchinson.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250012616.  Daedalus Item Code: 44232
When his elder brother Arthur died in 1502, Henry inherited his place in the Tudor succession, his wardrobe, and his wife, the Spanish princess Katherine of Aragon. And after he became king in April ... (Read More)
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