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A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Amy S. Greenberg.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307592699.  Daedalus Item Code: 43146
 
Often overlooked today, our 1846 war with Mexico was one of false starts, atrocities, and back-channel negotiations; it divided the nation and paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, but ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Bill Donovan: The Spy Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage
Douglas Waller.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416567448.  Daedalus Item Code: 34453
 
A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, "Wild Bill" Donovan was director of the Office of Strategic Services (the country's first national intelligence agency) and the father of ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Romance: A Victorian Story of a Marriage, a Trial, and a Self-Made Woman
Chloe Schama.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717368.  Daedalus Item Code: 31930
 
In 1852, on a steamer from France to England, 19-year-old Theresa Longworth met a soldier, William Charles Yelverton, later the Viscount of Avonmore. Their flirtation became an epistolary affair, and ... (Read More)
 
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William Clark and the Shaping of the West
Landon Y. Jones.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803226975.  Daedalus Item Code: 43182
 
Between 1803 and 1806, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark co-captained the most famous expedition in American history. But while Lewis ended his life just three years later, Clark, as the ... (Read More)
 
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William H. Prescott's History of the Conquest of Mexico
William H. Prescott. J.H. Elliott, intro.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441146991.  Daedalus Item Code: 42598
 
Originally published in 1843, William Prescott's concise history of Cortés's struggle for control in the New World is vividly imagined and has the narrative drive of a novel. This description of a ... (Read More)
 
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Wolfram: The Boy Who Went to War
Giles Milton.
Publisher: Sceptre.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444716276.  Daedalus Item Code: 32863
 
Wolfram Aïchele was nine years old when Hitler came to power, and his formative years in Pforzheim, in southwestern Germany, were spent in the shadow of the Third Reich. His parents—freethinking ... (Read More)
 
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The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder
Alan Rosen.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195395129.  Daedalus Item Code: 43623
 
While the recent wealth of video testimony with aging Holocaust survivors may make it seem that little survivor testimony took place shortly after the fall of Nazi Germany, in truth, thousands of ... (Read More)
 
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The World America Made
Robert Kagan.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961310.  Daedalus Item Code: 43148
 
Is America really in decline? What would the world look like if America turned away from its role as a global leader to focus all of its energies on solving problems at home? The author of ... (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 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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