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The Politics of Deception: JFK's Secret Decisions on Vietnam, Civil ...
Patrick J. Sloyan.
 
Publisher: Thomas Dunne
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781250030597
Daedalus Item Code: 71544
 
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Berlin: Portrait of a City Through the Centuries
Rory MacLean.
 
Publisher: St. Martin's
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781250051868
Daedalus Item Code: 71573
 
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The Gestapo: The Myth and Reality of Hitler's Secret Police
Frank McDonough.
Publisher: Coronet.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781473652422.  Daedalus Item Code: 71868
 
Adolf Hitler used various military and civilian units to consolidate his hold over occupied Europe, but perhaps no part of the Nazi regime was more feared than the secret police, the Gestapo. Making ... (Read More)
 
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Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South
Christopher Dickey.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307887276.  Daedalus Item Code: 71577
 
Standing between the Confederacy and its desperately needed legitimacy as an independent nation was one unlikely Englishman who hated the slave trade. Robert Bunch arrived in Charleston to take up ... (Read More)
 
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Britain's Band of Brothers
Tom Keene. Julian Thompson, foreword.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752489902.  Daedalus Item Code: 71491
 
They were Britain's own "Band of Brothers" in World War II; part SOE, part Combined Operations, they were a secret army of 50 cross-channel raiders who formed the elite Small Scale Raiding Force, ... (Read More)
 
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Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143110194.  Daedalus Item Code: 79075
 
The author of the National Book Award winner In The Heart of the Sea and the Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower here offers a surprising account of the middle years of the American ... (Read More)
 
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Empire of the Clouds: When Britain's Aircraft Ruled the World: Special Illustrated Edition
James Hamilton-Paterson.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571278893.  Daedalus Item Code: 71865
 
With page-filling color and black and white photos throughout—including images nearly 18 inches across of such spectacular aircraft as the Vickers Valiant, Fairey Delta 2, and the Concorde—this is ... (Read More)
 
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Bright Young Things: A Modern Guide to the Roaring Twenties
Alison Maloney.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780385345255.  Daedalus Item Code: 71579
 
"The flapper awoke from her lethargy of sub-deb-ism, bobbed her hair, put on her choicest pair of earrings and a great deal of audacity and rouge and went into battle," wrote Zelda Fitzgerald in ... (Read More)
 
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The War in the West: Germany Ascendant 1939–1941
James Holland.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780593071663.  Daedalus Item Code: 71882
 
Suggesting that our understanding of World War II has become distorted by propaganda and rumors over the past seven decades, the author of Fortress Malta spent 12 years conducting research, ... (Read More)
 
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Military Blunders: The How and Why of Military Failure
Saul David.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620870761.  Daedalus Item Code: 71843
 
"Hurray, boys, we've got them!" General Custer reportedly told his troops before the Battle of Little Bighorn. As this shrewd book shows, much as we'd like to think that battles are won by valor and ... (Read More)
 
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Byzantium: Capital of an Ancient Empire
Giles Morgan.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843445951.  Daedalus Item Code: 71861
 
Today it is Istanbul, the city at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, yet for more than a thousand years it was Constantinople, eastern capital of the Roman Empire, and for a thousand years before ... (Read More)
 
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1914: The Year the World Ended
Paul Ham.
Publisher: William Heinemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781864711424.  Daedalus Item Code: 71490
 
In July 1914, the major powers of Europe were poised to plunge themselves and much of the rest of the world into a war that would kill or wound 37 million people, uproot ancient political systems, ... (Read More)
 
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