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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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Dark Invasion: 1915: Germany's Secret War and the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America
Howard Blum.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062307552.  Daedalus Item Code: 50277
When a neutral United States becomes a trading partner for the Allies in World War I, Germany retaliates by sending a team of saboteurs—including an expert on germ warfare, a Harvard professor, and a ... (Read More)
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The Dawn of Genius: The Minoan Super-Civilization and the Truth About Atlantis
Alan Butler.
Publisher: Watkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780286846.  Daedalus Item Code: 53635
The modern world looks back to ancient Greece for the start of its philosophy, the origins of its science, and even for the foundations of democracy. But is this really where it began? Alan ... (Read More)
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The Deadly Sisterhood: A Story of Women, Power, and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427–1527
Leonie Frieda.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061563089.  Daedalus Item Code: 43866
In this epic chronicle, illustrated with 24 pages of color plates, the biographer of Catherine de Medici traces the lives of eight women who encompass the spectacle, opportunity, and depravity of the ... (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 Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination
Barry Strauss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451668797.  Daedalus Item Code: 53902
Thanks to Shakespeare, the death of Julius Caesar is the most famous assassination in history—though what actually happened on March 15th, 44 BC, is far more gripping than Shakespeare's play. ... (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 Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375725609.  Daedalus Item Code: 59311
(Finalist for the National Book Award) The author of In the Garden of Beasts, Thunderstruck, and Isaac's Storm brings turn-of-the-century Chicago to vivid life in this ... (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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Do The Birds Still Sing In Hell?
Horace Greasley.
Publisher: John Blake.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782192275.  Daedalus Item Code: 52431
Horace "Jim" Greasley was 20 in the spring of 1939 when Nazi Germany invaded Czechoslovakia, followed by Poland. A year later Greasley was in a muddy field south of Cherbourg, France, with just 30 ... (Read More)
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Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World but Never Learned
Kenneth C. Davis.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780380713790.  Daedalus Item Code: 51301
Who owns Antarctica? Where was the first city established? And was there really an Atlantis? Even if you do know something about geography, this book is still tantalizingly interesting. In addition ... (Read More)
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