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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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Visions of England: Or Why We Still Dream of a Place in the Country
Roy Strong.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099540496.  Daedalus Item Code: 52513
 
Why do the British—and a fair number of Americans—still get misty-eyed about England's green and pleasant land? What explains the English obsession with country houses, from the National Trust to ... (Read More)
 
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Wales: An Illustrated History
Henry Weisser.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781809368.  Daedalus Item Code: 53054
 
Countless people all over the world can trace their ancestry to a small, beautiful country on the western coast of Great Britain. Yet how many know the history that has made Wales and the Welsh ... (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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We'll Meet Again: Britain at War: A Tribute to the Spirit of the People in What Was Britain's Darkest, and Its Finest, Hour
Maureen Hill.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242500.  Daedalus Item Code: 52854
 
A behind-the-scenes look at World War II and a tribute to the British people, this book documents life on the home front in London. These 350 captioned, black and white images from the archives of ... (Read More)
 
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The Western Front Experience: 1914–1918
Gary Sheffield.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781847329172.  Daedalus Item Code: 51759
 
From the early battles of Mons and Loos through the shocking carnage of the Somme, Arras, and Passchendaele, to the climactic victories of the Hundred Days in 1918, this slipcased album chronicles ... (Read More)
 
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What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War
Chandra Manning.
Publisher: Vintage Civil War Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307277329.  Daedalus Item Code: 53621
 
Through letters, diaries, and regimental newspapers, Chandra Manning takes the reader inside the minds of Civil War soldiers—black and white, Northern and Southern—as they fought and marched across a ... (Read More)
 
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