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Somewhere in England: American Airmen in the Second World War
Jenny Cousins, ed. Roger Freeman, photog.
Publisher: Imperial War Museums.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781904897545.  Daedalus Item Code: 73188
 
During World War II, thousands of American airmen trained and fought alongside Britain's RAF against Hitler's Germany, a unique and meaningful collaboration between the longtime allies. English ... (Read More)
 
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Spit & Polish: Old-Fashioned Ways to Banish Dirt, Dust & Decay
Lucy Lethbridge.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408866429.  Daedalus Item Code: 73727
 
In the late 19th century, housework in some British homes was so labor intensive that it required an army of savvy servants to undertake it; since then, the ways in which we look after our homes may ... (Read More)
 
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Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
Rosemary Sullivan.
Publisher: HarperCollins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781443414432.  Daedalus Item Code: 73868
 
(Shortlisted for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography and the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography, and named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times ... (Read More)
 
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The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial that Changed South Africa
Joel Joffe. Nelson Mandela, foreword.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851686384.  Daedalus Item Code: 43773
 
On July 11, 1963, a dry-cleaning van drove up to a rural farm near Johannesburg, South Africa; within seconds, heavily armed police burst out and arrested the entire high command of the armed wing of ... (Read More)
 
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Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Charles Marsh.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269812.  Daedalus Item Code: 71693
 
In the decades since Dietrich Bonhoeffer's execution by the Nazis in 1945, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian ... (Read More)
 
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Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers
James B. Donovan. Jason Matthews, foreword.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501118784.  Daedalus Item Code: 61854
 
On the morning of February 10, 1962, James B. Donovan began his walk down Glienicke Bridge, which then linked West Berlin to East Berlin. With him walked master spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, for years ... (Read More)
 
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Submarines 1776–1940: Weapons of War
Michael Spilling, ed.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785830016.  Daedalus Item Code: 73040
 
Profiling some 150 vessels—including color illustrations, brief operational histories, and specifications like overall dimensions, crew size, propulsion, displacement, speed, range, and armament—this ... (Read More)
 
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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective
Kate Summerscale.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802717429.  Daedalus Item Code: 72425
 
(Named one of Time magazine's Top 10 Nonfiction Books of the Year) In 1860 Britain, three-year-old Saville Kent is found murdered in the outhouse of his family's country estate, in Kate ... (Read More)
 
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Suzanne's Children: A Daring Rescue in Nazi Paris
Anne Nelson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501105326.  Daedalus Item Code: 79486
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Married into Belgium's leading political family—her brother-in-law was the Foreign Minister and her husband Claude was a playwright and patron of painter René ... (Read More)
 
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The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor: Elizabeth I, Thomas Seymour, and the Making of a Virgin Queen
Elizabeth Norton.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781681773155.  Daedalus Item Code: 73988
 
The author of more than a dozen histories, including She Wolves, the Notorious Queens of England and The Boleyn Women, Elizabeth Norton here offers a gripping chronicle of the Tudor ... (Read More)
 
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They All Love Jack: Busting the Ripper
Bruce Robinson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062296375.  Daedalus Item Code: 64816
 
The mystery of Jack the Ripper has spawned obsessive theorists and endless volumes purporting to reveal the identity of the murderer who terrorized Victorian London. But what if it was never really a ... (Read More)
 
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The Thirteen American Arguments: Enduring Debates That Define and Inspire Our Country
Howard Fineman.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812976359.  Daedalus Item Code: 73018
 
Constitutionally, who exactly is a person? Where does God fit in government? And what role should America play in the world? "We are the arguing country," suggests Newsweek correspondent ... (Read More)
 
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