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A Corner of a Foreign Field: The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War
Fiona Waters, ed.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242487.  Daedalus Item Code: 44270
 
For some the only possible reaction of the rational mind to the insanity of war is to distill their feelings in poetry. The slaughter of a generation of young men in World War I produced some of the ... (Read More)
 
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Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales
David T. Hawkings.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750950572.  Daedalus Item Code: 52501
 
The author of Pauper Ancestors and Railway Ancestors here offers practical, in-depth guidelines for researching criminal ancestors in the British family tree, many of whom were ... (Read More)
 
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The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton
Diane Atkinson.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099556480.  Daedalus Item Code: 51082
 
Married at 19 to bullying Tory lawyer George Norton, Caroline Sheridan had become a respected poet and a celebrated society beauty when she separated from her husband. He then accused her of ... (Read More)
 
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Cry Havoc: The Arms Race and the Second World War 1931–1941
Joe Maiolo.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719565205.  Daedalus Item Code: 41826
 
Was a series of arms races in the 1930s the primary cause of World War II? The author of The Royal Navy and Nazi Germany, 1933–1939 and winner of the Julian Corbett Award in Modern Naval ... (Read More)
 
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A Curious Madness: An American Combat Psychiatrist, a Japanese War Crimes Suspect, and an Unsolved Mystery from World War II
Eric Jaffe.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451612059.  Daedalus Item Code: 53955
 
The author of The King's Best Highway: The Lost History of the Boston Post Road, Eric Jaffe here chronicles the unlikely convergence of two remarkable figures in the aftermath of World War II, ... (Read More)
 
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D-Day: Above the Battle: The Lost Evidence
Chris Going & Alun Jones.
Publisher: Crecy.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780859790970.  Daedalus Item Code: 60054
 
On the morning of June 6, 1944, aerial reconnaissance gave the Allies their best gauge of whether the D-Day invasion was succeeding. Often destroyed or misplaced after the war, the declassified ... (Read More)
 
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D-Day: Illustrated Edition: June 6 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476765860.  Daedalus Item Code: 53385
 
From hundreds of interviews with U.S. Army veterans and the Allied soldiers who fought alongside them, Stephen Ambrose created this gripping and detailed account of one of the most dramatic events of ... (Read More)
 
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Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of the Berlin Airlift, June 1948–May 1949
Richard Reeves.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416541202.  Daedalus Item Code: 32261
 
In the early hours of June 26, 1948, phones began ringing across America, waking up the airmen of World War II—pilots, navigators, and mechanics—who had only just begun having normal lives with new ... (Read More)
 
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A Death in San Pietro: The Untold Story of Ernie Pyle, John Huston, and the Fight for Purple Heart Valley
Tim Brady.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306822148.  Daedalus Item Code: 53334
 
By the time Mark Clark's Fifth Army reached a village north of Naples in December 1943, a tough but rapid Allied sweep through Sicily was halted by an entrenched German army. On the slopes of a ... (Read More)
 
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The Desktop Digest of Despots and Dictators: An A–Z of Tyranny
Gilbert Alter-Gilbert. Steve Krakow, illus.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616088309.  Daedalus Item Code: 54734
 
Illustrated with a series of boldly colored pop-art portraits by Steve Krakow, this book from the author of Poets Ranked by Beard Weight offers a lively catalogue of 53 notoriously ... (Read More)
 
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
 
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
 
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Down to the Crossroads: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Meredith March Against Fear
Aram Goudsouzian.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374192204.  Daedalus Item Code: 54498
 
In 1962 James Meredith became a civil rights hero when he enrolled as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi. Four years later he would make the news again when he ... (Read More)
 
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