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Crazy Horse and Custer: The Epic Clash of Two Great Warriors at the Little Bighorn
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743468640.  Daedalus Item Code: 41221
 
This dual biography—from the historian who gave us Band of Brothers and other books on World War II, on Lewis and Clark, and on the opening of the West—looks at the two great warriors who ... (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: 40743
 
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 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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Custer
Larry McMurtry.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451626209.  Daedalus Item Code: 40565
 
In this lavishly illustrated volume, the Pulitzer Prize–winning chronicler of the American West profiles one of its most iconic figures. When General George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry ... (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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Death and the Dolce Vita: The Dark Side of Rome in the 1950s
Stephen Gundle.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847676542.  Daedalus Item Code: 33722
 
In April 1953, attractive, 21-year-old Wilma Montesi went missing from her family home in Rome; when her body was found washed up on a neglected beach, the incident was attributed to either suicide ... (Read More)
 
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Death and the Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I and the Dark Scandal That Rocked the Throne
Chris Skidmore.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250001603.  Daedalus Item Code: 41000
 
The author of Edward VI: The Lost King of England, British MP Chris Skidmore returns with this investigation into one of the most scandalous episodes of Elizabeth I's rule. Robert Dudley was ... (Read More)
 
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Death In The City Of Light: The True Story of the Serial Killer Who Terrorised Wartime Paris
David King.
Publisher: Sphere.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847445483.  Daedalus Item Code: 41257
 
The author of Vienna, 1814 and Finding Atlantis here tells a gripping true story about a serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-occupied Paris. As decapitated heads ... (Read More)
 
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Defying Empire: Trading with the Enemy in Colonial New York
Thomas M. Truxes.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164251.  Daedalus Item Code: 32743
 
(Finalist for the 2009 Francis Parkman Prize) Ignoring British prohibitions intended to end North America's trade with the French during the Seven Years' War (also known as the French and ... (Read More)
 
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The Depths of Courage: American Submariners at War with Japan, 1941–1945
Flint Whitlock & Ron Smith. Albert Konetzni, foreword.
Publisher: Berkeley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780425223703.  Daedalus Item Code: 36276
 
In the days after Pearl Harbor, the small, ill-equipped arm of the Navy known as the Submarine Force stood between the shattered U.S. Pacific Fleet and the might of the Japanese navy. Here military ... (Read More)
 
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The Devil: In Tudor and Stuart England
Darren Oldridge.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752457390.  Daedalus Item Code: 30437
 
Tracing the idea of the Devil from the English Reformation to the scientific revolution of the late 17th century, Darren Oldridge shows how the most demonic figure of the underworld played a leading ... (Read More)
 
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