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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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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Laura Hillenbrand.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812974492.  Daedalus Item Code: 49384
 
He was a prankster, a free spirit, and a hell-raising kid on the streets of Torrance, California, in the 1930s, but Louie Zamperini found a purpose in running; his blazing performance at the 1936 ... (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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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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Vanquished: Crushing Defeats from Ancient Rome to the 21st Century
Mir Bahmanyar.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846033278.  Daedalus Item Code: 23466
 
The battle of Cannae in 216 BC, where Hannibal annihilated a Roman army, has become legend, inspiring military strategists ever since to analyze and attempt this feat. Yet such battles are rare, and ... (Read More)
 
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Verdun: The Lost History of the Most Important Battle of World War I, 1914–1918
John Mosier.
Publisher: NAL Caliber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780451414625.  Daedalus Item Code: 43143
 
Rightly compared to such defining conflicts as Waterloo and Gettysburg, assays John Mosier, the World War I battle of Verdun is one of history's most complex and misunderstood military actions, in a ... (Read More)
 
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The Victorian Railway
Jack Simmons.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500288108.  Daedalus Item Code: 41324
 
Britain's national railway system remains in many ways the archetypal creation of the Victorian age. It transformed the entire social, economic, and intellectual fabric of Britain; influenced ... (Read More)
 
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Victorian Scotland
James Crawford. Lesley Ferguson. & Kristina Watson.
Publisher: Royal Commision on Ancient & Historical Momuments.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781902419640.  Daedalus Item Code: 32495
 
The Victorians were a society driven by curiosity, a zeal for invention, and an enormous appetite for economic consumption, and by the end of the 19th century, Scotland in particular was a nation ... (Read More)
 
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The Victorian Tailor: An Introduction to Period Tailoring
Jason Maclochlainn.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312642334.  Daedalus Item Code: 42772
 
The magnificent dapperness of the Victorian era is not unattainable; this guidebook explains the tools and techniques you'll need to make fine clothing for men, and contains step-by-step directions ... (Read More)
 
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A Visitor's Guide to Colonial & Revolutionary Mid-Atlantic America: Interesting Sites to Visit: Lodging, Dining, Things to Do
Patricia & Robert Foulke.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780881506891.  Daedalus Item Code: 31424
 
Touring sites in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland, this guidebook explores the formative years of the United States, from the 1600s through the colonial era, the French and ... (Read More)
 
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The Voice That Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Civil Rights
Russell Freedman.
Publisher: Clarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618159765.  Daedalus Item Code: 34255
 
(Newbery Honor Book) Though not a crusader or a spokesperson by nature, Marian Anderson came to stand for all black artists—and for all Americans of color—when, with the help of such prominent ... (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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