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No Substitute for Victory: Successful American Military Strategies from the Revolutionary War to the Present Day
David Rigby.
Publisher: Carrel Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781631440052.  Daedalus Item Code: 60765
 
Is there a particular recipe for military success? How has America won its wars in the past, and how can it continue winning in the future? Also the author of the 2012 John Lyman Book Award winner ... (Read More)
 
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Notorious Prisons of the World
Stephen Wade.
Publisher: Wharncliffe Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781845631642.  Daedalus Item Code: 63049
 
The first prisons were in the dungeons of empires and castles, places of neglect and sheer oblivion; every civilization, however, has had its dissenters and its "deviants"—criminals as well as ... (Read More)
 
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The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio: The True Story of a Convent in Scandal
Hubert Wolf. Ruth Martin, trans.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780804169806.  Daedalus Item Code: 69036
 
In 1858, a German princess recently inducted into the convent of Sant'Ambrogio in Rome, wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant of the Pope, claiming that she feared for her life. A ... (Read More)
 
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Off the Map: Lost Spaces, Invisible Cities, Forgotten Islands, Feral Places, and What They Tell Us About the World
Alastair Bonnett.
Publisher: Aurum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781316030.  Daedalus Item Code: 63164
 
From forgotten enclaves to floating islands, from hidden villages to New York City gutter spaces, this book charts some of the most remarkable yet least known locations on the planet. And while these ... (Read More)
 
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Operation Damocles: Israel's Secret War Against Hitler's Scientists, 1951–1967
Roger Howard.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984384.  Daedalus Item Code: 62323
 
From 1951 to 1967 Egypt pursued a secret program to build military rockets capable of reaching Israel; but lacking the technical expertise, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser recruited numerous ... (Read More)
 
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Operation Valuable Fiend: The CIA's First Paramilitary Strike Against the Iron Curtain
Albert Lulushi.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781628723229.  Daedalus Item Code: 60766
 
In 1949, a newly minted branch of the CIA embarked on the agency's first paramilitary operation, hoping to roll back the Iron Curtain. An elaborate plan was coordinated with British intelligence to ... (Read More)
 
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The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis
Simon Goodman.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451697636.  Daedalus Item Code: 64286
 
Growing up, Simon Goodman knew that his affluent, German-Jewish grandparents had perished in the Holocaust, but when he reviewed his late father's personal files, a riveting story began to emerge. ... (Read More)
 
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Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance
Philip White.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610390590.  Daedalus Item Code: 52578
 
In 1945 Communism was on the march; the people of Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Poland all found themselves in the grip of the Soviets, the Red Army occupied a large German territory, and the ... (Read More)
 
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Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail
Marcus Rediker.
Publisher: Beacon Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780807033098.  Daedalus Item Code: 63175
 
The George Washington Book Award–winning author of The Slave Ship here offers us a unique "bottom-up" maritime history that reveals the extraordinary influence of the motley sailing crews in ... (Read More)
 
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Outlaws!: Adventures of Pirates, Scoundrels, and Other Rebels
Laurent Maréchaux. Louise Lalaurie Rogers, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301079.  Daedalus Item Code: 41354
 
The French seem to have a certain weakness for the outlaw—the man or woman of action who, ill-suited to the strictures and reprobation of society, chooses to live by his or her own rules. Indeed, the ... (Read More)
 
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Outnumbered: Incredible Stories of History's Most Surprising Battlefield Upsets
Cormac O'Brien.
Publisher: Crestline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780785830597.  Daedalus Item Code: 62793
 
There may be strength in numbers, but on various occasions throughout human history, smaller armies have prevailed against the odds on account of their leadership, tenacity, or luck. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer
Garry Wills.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143119890.  Daedalus Item Code: 30344
 
Illuminating and provocative, this memoir from the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and historian who gave us Lincoln at Gettysburg is a chronicle of an original thinker at work in remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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