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The Bitter Road to Freedom: A New History of the Liberation of Europe
William I. Hitchcock.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743273817.  Daedalus Item Code: 03287
 
This strikingly original, multinational history of liberation in World War II Europe brings to light the interactions of soldiers and civilians, the experiences of noncombatants, and the trauma of ... (Read More)
 
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Bitter Waters: America's Forgotten Naval Mission to the Dead Sea
David Haward Bain.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590203521.  Daedalus Item Code: 40918
 
The author of Empire Express and Sitting in Darkness, which received a Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award, David Haward Bain here depicts an unusual episode in American exploration, ... (Read More)
 
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The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America
Richard Kluger.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307268891.  Daedalus Item Code: 32593
 
When appointed Washington’s first governor in 1853, Isaac Ingalls Stevens, an ambitious military man turned politician, had one goal—to persuade the Indians of the Puget Sound region to turn over ... (Read More)
 
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Blood, Iron, and Gold: How the Railroads Transformed the World
Christian Wolmar.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586489496.  Daedalus Item Code: 40709
 
The birth of the railways and their rapid spread triggered economic growth and social change on an unprecedented scale. Here the author of The Subterranean Railway and Engines of War ... (Read More)
 
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The Bloody White Baron: The Extraordinary Story of the Russian Nobleman Who Became the Last Khan of Mongolia
James Palmer.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465022076.  Daedalus Item Code: 32947
 
Few modern figures are as sinister and sadistic as Baron Ungern-Sternberg, an Austrian-born nobleman who fought in the Russian Army until the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. Beijing-based traveler and ... (Read More)
 
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The Bluejacket's Manual: United States Navy Centennial Edition
Thomas J. Cutler.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781557502087.  Daedalus Item Code: 38376
 
From the days of oars and coal-fired engines to the computerized era of the 21st century, The Bluejacket's Manual has been an essential part of the American sailor's sea bag since 1902, ... (Read More)
 
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Bombers 1939–1945: Patrol and Transport Aircraft
Kenneth Munson.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753721728.  Daedalus Item Code: 40355
 
From Britain's Supermarine Walrus, a biplane flying boat from the 1930s that continued to serve for the next 30 years, to Japan's rocket-powered Ohka, which in 1944 could dive at close to the speed ... (Read More)
 
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The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta
Marc Wortman.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586488192.  Daedalus Item Code: 32949
 
Atlanta's destruction during the Civil War is an iconic moment in American history. Here the author of The Millionaires' Unit depicts its siege and fall, revealing an Atlanta of unexpected ... (Read More)
 
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Bridge of Spies: A True Story of the Cold War
Giles Whittell.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780767931076.  Daedalus Item Code: 23371
 
February 10, 1962. Who were the three men that the American and Soviet superpowers exchanged at Glienicke Bridge and Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin? Bridge of Spies provides the full backstory ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages
Martyn Whittock.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845296858.  Daedalus Item Code: 21980
 
Between the 10th century and the Wars of the Roses in the mid-15th, England moved from the age of Saxon kings to the birth of the modern nation, while the consolidation of the crown and the feudal ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Robin Hood: The True History Behind the Legend
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762438518.  Daedalus Item Code: 32957
 
Who was Robin Hood? Throughout history the figures of the hooded man of Sherwood Forest and his band of outlaws have transfixed readers and viewers—but who was the real Robin Hood? The story grew out ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337–1453
Desmond Seward.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841196787.  Daedalus Item Code: 33721
 
For more than a century England repeatedly invaded France on the pretext that its kings had a right to the French throne—sacking towns and castles and winning glorious victories at Crecy, Poitiers, ... (Read More)
 
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