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The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story
Robert & Dayna Baer.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307588159.  Daedalus Item Code: 39055
 
He was known inside the CIA as one of the best operatives working the Middle East—a man who'd been "in the life" so long that his friends and his own family had nearly all been sacrificed to his ... (Read More)
 
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The Complete SAS Survival Manual
Barry Davies.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616082826.  Daedalus Item Code: 50128
 
While you will probably never be trained by Britain's Special Air Service (SAS), Barry Davies provides a plausible substitute with this in-depth guide to the elite force's survival tactics. A former ... (Read More)
 
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Conquered Into Liberty: Two Centuries of Battles Along the Great Warpath that Made the American Way of War
Eliot A. Cohen.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451624113.  Daedalus Item Code: 43692
 
The real conflict that consolidated the United States, suggests Eliot Cohen, was the struggle between five groups—the British, French, Americans, Canadians, and Indians—who fought over the corridor ... (Read More)
 
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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor
Paul Stephenson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381668.  Daedalus Item Code: 42351
 
In 312 AD, Constantine—one of four Roman emperors ruling a divided empire—marched on Rome to establish his sole control of its western half. Having had a vision of a glowing cross in the sky, ... (Read More)
 
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Courage Under Fire: Profiles in Bravery from the Battlefields of the Civil War
Wiley Sword.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312673703.  Daedalus Item Code: 36272
 
Through diaries and letters written on Civil War battlefields, in camps, and on the deathbeds of fighters from the North and South, Pulitzer Prize nominee Wiley Sword writes of the complex working of ... (Read More)
 
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The Craft of Intelligence: America's Legendary Spy Master on the Fundamentals of Intelligence Gathering for a Free World
Allen W. Dulles.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592282975.  Daedalus Item Code: 39062
 
Originally published in 1963 and later revised by the author, Allen Dulles's classic analysis of spycraft is based on his incomparable experience as a diplomat, international lawyer, high-ranking ... (Read More)
 
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The Cranberry: Hard Work and Holiday Sauce
Stephen Cole & Lindy Gifford.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780884483168.  Daedalus Item Code: 43342
 
Transformed from a wild fruit into a cultivated commodity, the American cranberry has become a holiday fixture and the source of a popular juice. As Stephen Cole and Lindy Gifford show in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Crimes of Paris: A True Story of Murder, Theft, and Detection
Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803234321.  Daedalus Item Code: 43185
 
Paris at the turn of the 20th century was populated with painters, scientists, revolutionaries, and poets at the vanguard of political, scientific, and cultural progress. It was also a violent, ... (Read More)
 
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Crossing the Rhine: Breaking Into Nazi Germany, 1944 and 1945—The Greatest Airborne Battles in History
Lloyd Clark.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871139894.  Daedalus Item Code: 13868
 
In September 1944, with the Allies eager to finish the job begun with the Normandy landings, 35,000 U.S. and British troops parachuted into Nazi territory in the Netherlands. The controversial ... (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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Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics
Karl Shaw.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330512923.  Daedalus Item Code: 41417
 
An 18th-century French scholar once attributed the British tendency toward eccentricity to a "mixture of fogs, beef, and beer ... aggravated by the tedium of the English Sunday." Whatever the reason, ... (Read More)
 
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Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression
Morris Dickstein.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393072259.  Daedalus Item Code: 41468
 
(2009 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist) In this wide-ranging series of essays, theater and English professor Morris Dickstein looks at the literature, arts, and popular culture of ... (Read More)
 
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