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Hitler's Man in Havana: Heinz Lüning and Nazi Espionage in Latin America
Thomas D. Schoonover. Louis A. Pérez Jr., foreword.
Publisher: Kentucky.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780813125015.  Daedalus Item Code: 72545
 
Though unsympathetic to Nazi ideology, Heinz Lüning thought he had found a way to avoid being drafted into the Germany army by becoming a spy for Hitler's Abwehr intelligence agency. Posing as a ... (Read More)
 
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Hoax: Hitler's Diaries, Lincoln's Assassins, and Other Famous Frauds
Edward Steers Jr. Joe Nickell, foreword.
Publisher: Kentucky.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780813141596.  Daedalus Item Code: 72546
 
Did a collector with a knack for making sensational discoveries really find the first document ever printed in America? Did Adolf Hitler actually pen a revealing multivolume set of diaries? Has Jesus ... (Read More)
 
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The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler
David L. Roll.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780190218171.  Daedalus Item Code: 63962
 
Surrounding himself only with the most capable and loyal advisors, Franklin Roosevelt came to rely on Harry Hopkins more than any other. An Iowa-born social worker who had been an integral part of ... (Read More)
 
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Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War
Amanda Vaill.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374172992.  Daedalus Item Code: 70033
 
Madrid, 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe, six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Author of the National Book Critics Circle ... (Read More)
 
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The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War
Daniel Stashower.
Publisher: Minotaur.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250042668.  Daedalus Item Code: 71014
 
(Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award and 2014 Edgar Award for nonfiction; one of the Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction Books of 2013) In this "history that reads like a ... (Read More)
 
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How the World Moves: The Odyssey of an American Indian Family
Peter Nabokov.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670024889.  Daedalus Item Code: 72479
 
Born in 1861 in New Mexico's Acoma Pueblo, Edward Proctor Hunt followed tribal traditions that had been unchanged for centuries. But after attending government schools he became a shopkeeper and a ... (Read More)
 
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Hudson Valley Faces & Places
Patricia Edwards Clyne.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590203422.  Daedalus Item Code: 72823
 
From Ulysses S. Grant to Aaron Copland, and from Emily Post to Ed Wood, the Hudson Valley has been home to an astonishingly diverse array of individuals. Shedding light on this region's rich cultural ... (Read More)
 
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The Hunted Whale
James McGuane.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393069129.  Daedalus Item Code: 71721
 
Before the coming of steamships with instruments of mechanized slaughter, the hunt for sperm whales was a relatively even contest between two wily mammals. A photographer and filmmaker as well as a ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons
Chuck Willis.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607105015.  Daedalus Item Code: 70229
 
This oversized, stunningly photographed volume displays dozens of the extraordinary weapons, helmets, and shields from the Berman Museum of World History, some of which have never before been ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrated Gettysburg Reader: An Eyewitness History of the Civil War’s Greatest Battle
Rod Gragg.
Publisher: Regnery History.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781621570431.  Daedalus Item Code: 70230
 
A century and a half after the Battle of Gettysburg, the words of the soldiers and onlookers there still reverberate with the power of their courage and sacrifice. Illustrated throughout with black ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrated History of Weapons: Swords, Spears & Maces: A Visual History of the Craftmanship of Weapons
David Soud.
Publisher: Kingsford Editions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781743630587.  Daedalus Item Code: 64565
 
This sweeping, highly browsable visual history of swords, spears, axes, maces, and clubs focuses on the craftsmanship and innovation applied to these hand weapons, from a Neolithic axe made of stone ... (Read More)
 
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The Immortal Evening: A Legendary Dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb
Stanley Plumly.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393080995.  Daedalus Item Code: 73036
 
Two hundred years ago, on December 28, 1817, painter Benjamin Robert Haydon hosted what he referred to in his diaries as the "immortal dinner." He wanted to introduce his young friend John Keats to ... (Read More)
 
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