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The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid
Pat F. Garrett.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616088088.  Daedalus Item Code: 20580
 
Born in November 1859 as William H. Bonney, Billy the Kid—as he soon became known—started his criminal career at the age of 12 by stabbing a man in a bar fight. He then moved on to stealing horses, ... (Read More)
 
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The Axmann Conspiracy: The Nazi Plan for a Fourth Reich and How the U.S. Army Defeated It
Scott Andrew Selby.
Publisher: Berkeley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780425252703.  Daedalus Item Code: 36262
 
A trusted member of Hitler's inner circle, Artur Axmann—the head of the Hitler Youth—was in the bunker when the Führer committed suicide. Evading capture, and with access to remnants of the regime's ... (Read More)
 
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Bad History: How We Got the Past Wrong
Emma Marriott.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843176176.  Daedalus Item Code: 42719
 
Those who cannot remember the past may be condemned to repeat it, but what if the past we think we remember is wrong? Was the defeat of the Spanish Armada a great English victory and the founding of ... (Read More)
 
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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847397591.  Daedalus Item Code: 41220
 
This tribute to the men of Easy Company (the inspiration for the HBO miniseries of the same name) follows a crack rifle unit of the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division from their rigorous training ... (Read More)
 
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Battleground Pacific: A Marine Rifleman's Combat Odyssey in K/3/5
Sterling Mace & Nick Allen.
Publisher: St. Martin's/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250005052.  Daedalus Item Code: 42220
 
Sterling Mace's unit was the legendary "K/3/5" (for Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment of the 1st Marine Division) and his story takes readers through some of the most intense action of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War
Peter Englund.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307593863.  Daedalus Item Code: 38416
 
In a multifaceted oral history that comes together "with the cumulative force of a major epic novel" (Scotsman), Swedish historian Peter Englund follows 20 people—soldiers and sailors, nurses ... (Read More)
 
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Bedlam: London and Its Mad
Catharine Arnold.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849835527.  Daedalus Item Code: 33590
 
Bedlam—the very name, derived from a nickname for Bethlehem (or Bethlem) Hospital, conjures up images of naked patients in filthy conditions, or untended wards proclaiming themselves Napoleon or ... (Read More)
 
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Behind the Palace Doors: Five Centuries of Sex, Adventure, Vice, Treachery, and Folly from Royal Britain
Michael Farquhar.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979046.  Daedalus Item Code: 33013
 
Whether nagged by scandals, betrayed by their spouses, or embarrassed by their children, the kings and queens of Great Britain have been many things, but they have never been dull. From ambitious ... (Read More)
 
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Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of America: Franklin's French Adventure 1776–85
Stacy Schiff.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747579632.  Daedalus Item Code: 42712
 
(Winner of the 2006 George Washington Book Prize, a Best Book of the Year for the Chicago Tribune and Economist, and a New York Times Notable Book) When Benjamin Franklin ... (Read More)
 
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Berlin Games: How Hitler Stole the Olympic Dream
Guy Walters.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719567742.  Daedalus Item Code: 40742
 
The 1936 Berlin Olympics brought together athletes, politicians, socialites, journalists, soldiers, and artists from all over the world. But behind the scenes, the games were a dress rehearsal for ... (Read More)
 
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The Berlin Ghetto: Herbert Baum and the Anti-Fascist Resistance
Eric Brothers.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752476865.  Daedalus Item Code: 40055
 
They were a group of Jewish young people who had lives filled with intellectual exploration, intense friendships and romances, and dangerous and illegal political action during one of the most ... (Read More)
 
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Big Ideas in Brief: 200 World-Changing Concepts Explained in an Instant
Ian Crofton.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857386182.  Daedalus Item Code: 41235
 
Whether you need a refresher or a crash course, the author of Science Without the Boring Bits and The Kings and Queens of England serves up these 200 key concepts of science, ... (Read More)
 
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