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The Vatican Pimpernel: The World War II Exploits of the Monsignor Who Saved Over 6,500 Lives
Brian Fleming.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616087029.  Daedalus Item Code: 54012
During the German occupation of Rome in World War II, Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty ran an escape organization for Allied POWs and civilians, including Jews. Safe within the Vatican state, he regularly ... (Read More)
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The Venetians: A New History: From Marco Polo to Casanova
Paul Strathern.
Publisher: Pegasus/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984896.  Daedalus Item Code: 53351
The Republic of Venice was the first great economic, cultural, and naval power of the modern world, notes Paul Strathern; after its ascendency in the late 13th century, Venice enjoyed centuries of ... (Read More)
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Venice: A New History
Thomas F. Madden.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780147509802.  Daedalus Item Code: 53575
In his engaging portrait of La Serenissima, historian Thomas Madden explores the city's many cultural achievements and introduces its most famous figures, while setting 1500 years of Venetian history ... (Read More)
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The Venlo Incident: A Story of Double-Dealing, Captivity, and a Murderous Nazi Plot
S. Payne Best. Nigel Jones, intro.
Publisher: Frontline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848325692.  Daedalus Item Code: 52430
Originally published in 1950, this is the gripping account by Sigismund Payne Best, a captain in Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, of a 1939 operation in the Netherlands. Best had been sent ... (Read More)
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A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior
Mark A. Bradley.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465030095.  Daedalus Item Code: 51374
Rhodes Scholar, patriot, and descendent of one of America's most distinguished families, Duncan Chaplin Lee was also possibly the best-placed mole ever to infiltrate U.S. intelligence operations. As ... (Read More)
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Vicksburg, 1863
Winston Groom.
Publisher: Vintage Civil War Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307276773.  Daedalus Item Code: 53620
In a thrilling narrative history of what he argues is the Civil War's most strategically important campaign, Winston Groom describes the bloody two-year grind that started when Ulysses S. Grant began ... (Read More)
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The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues—A History of Greenwich Village
John Strausbaugh.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062078193.  Daedalus Item Code: 53533
From Dutch settlers to Washington Square patricians, from the studios of abstract expressionists to the hangouts of the Beats, from the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire to the Stonewall riots, John ... (Read More)
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War and Gold: A Five-Hundred-Year History of Empires, Adventures and Debt
Kwasi Kwarteng.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408848159.  Daedalus Item Code: 53894
At the dawn of the 16th century, Spanish conquistadors discovered the New World; the vast quantities of gold and silver they found and took would make Spain rich, yet the new wealth was plunged into ... (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 Horse: Mounting the Cavalry with America's Finest Horses
Phil Livingston & Ed Roberts.
Publisher: Bright Sky Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781931721219.  Daedalus Item Code: 53373
Until 1948, horses were a vital part of America's military machine, serving as cavalry mounts and as an effective means of transporting supplies. Beginning in the Revolutionary War, the Quartermaster ... (Read More)
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The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth
Mark Mazzetti.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125013.  Daedalus Item Code: 53265
A national security correspondent for the New York Times and the winner of a George Polk Award and a shared Pulitzer Prize, Mark Mazzetti here gives us a riveting account of the CIA's ... (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/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400042005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42215
Between Abraham Lincoln’s election in November 1860 and the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861, a long tradition of political compromise broke down, and a rapid succession of events led to the Civil ... (Read More)
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