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A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II
A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II
by Adam Makos
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From Bill Yenne, author of the military histories Big Week and Aces High, comes the stirring true story of the Eighth Air Force in World War II. Less than a month after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Army formed its first air force designated to... (read more)

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The Price of Politics
The Price of Politics
by Bob Woodward
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See how and why Washington is not functioning.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Bob Woodwardand#8217;s freshly reported, thirty-five-page Afterword to his national bestseller, andlt;Iandgt;The Price of Politicsandlt;/Iandgt;, provides a detailed, often... (read more)

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The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898
The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898
by Evan Thomas
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On February 15, 1898, the USS Maine exploded in Havana Harbor. The sinking of the Maine was just the provocation Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt was looking for. Along with his friend Senator Henry Cabot Lodge and his rival, newspaper... (read more)

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Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter
Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter
by Randall Herbert Balmer
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Evangelical Christianity and conservative politics are today seen as inseparable. But when Jimmy Carter, a Democrat and a born-again Christian, won the presidency in 1976, he owed his victory in part to American evangelicals, who responded to his open... (read more)

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The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden
The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden
by Mark Bowden
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From Mark Bowden, the preeminent chronicler of our military and special forces, comes The Finish, a gripping account of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. With access to key sources, Bowden takes us inside the rooms where decisions were made and on the ground... (read more)

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Commando: Winning World War II Behind Enemy Lines
Commando: Winning World War II Behind Enemy Lines
by James Owen
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June 1940: As Britain's soldiers limped home from Dunkirk, a maverick Army officer was already devising a bold plan to hit back at the enemy. His idea was to revolutionize military thinking and change the face of warfare forever. Relying as much on... (read more)

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To End All Wars: A Story of Protest and Patriotism in the First World War. Adam Hochschild
To End All Wars: A Story of Protest and Patriotism in the First World War. Adam Hochschild
by Adam Hochschild
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World War I stands as one of history's most senseless spasms of carnage. In a riveting, suspenseful narrative with haunting echoes for our own time, Adam Hochschild brings it to life as never before. He focuses on the long-ignored moral drama of the war... (read more)

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Freedom's Cap: The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War
Freedom's Cap: The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War
by Guy Gugliotta
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The history of the modern United States Capitol, the iconic seat of the U.S. government, is also the history of Americas most tumultuous years. As the majestic new building rose above Washingtons skyline, battles over slavery and secession were ripping... (read more)

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A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War
A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War
by Amanda Foreman
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“Foreman amply offers a new perspective on the war in an elegantly written work of old-fashioned narrative history.”—Publisher's Weekly, starred review Praise from the U.K. for A World on Fire   NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE... (read more)

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Kennedy and Reagan: Why Their Legacies Endure
Kennedy and Reagan: Why Their Legacies Endure
by Scott Farris
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It’s been more than fifty years since JFK’s assassination and a quarter century since Ronald Reagan left the White House, yet the two men remain the beaux ideals of what the left and the right believe a president should be, and of how a... (read more)

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Gunpowder Plot
Gunpowder Plot
by Antonia Fraser
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A dramatic recreation of the events of November 5th 1605, which explains the religious and political background to the plot. 24 colour illus.... (read more)

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D-Day Illustrated Edition: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
D-Day Illustrated Edition: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
by Stephen E Ambrose
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Now illustrated with an extraordinary collection of over 125 photos, Stephen E. Ambroseand#8217;s andlt;Iandgt;D-Day andlt;/Iandgt;is the definitive history of World War IIand#8217;s most pivotal battle, June 6, 1944, the day that changed the course of... (read more)

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The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran
The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran
by David Crist
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The dramatic secret history of the undeclared, ongoing war between the U.S. and Iranand#160;For the past three decades, the United States and Iran have been engaged in an unacknowledged secret war. This conflict has frustrated five American presidents... (read more)

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The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall
The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall
by Timothy H Parsons
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In The Rule of Empires, Timothy Parsons gives a sweeping account of the evolution of empire from ancient Rome to its most recent twentieth-century embodiment. He explains what constitutes an empire, what empires of the past can tell us about our own... (read more)

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Discoveries: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (Discoveries)
Discoveries: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (Discoveries)
by Anne Berthelot
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed... (read more)

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A Disastrous History of the World: Chronicles of War, Earthquake, Plague and Flood. John Withington
A Disastrous History of the World: Chronicles of War, Earthquake, Plague and Flood. John Withington
by John Withington
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Floods in Literature 4and#160; Depiction: Floods in Art and Films 5and#160; Defence 6and#160; Defeat? Postscript Notable Floods References Select Bibliography Associations and Websites Photo Acknowledgements... (read more)

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Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War
by Stephen R Platt
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A gripping account of China’s nineteenth-century Taiping Rebellion, one of the largest civil wars in history. Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom brims with unforgettable characters and vivid re-creations of massive and often gruesome battles—a... (read more)

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Pox: An American History
Pox: An American History
by Michael Willrich
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The untold story of how America's progressive-era war on smallpox sparked one of the great civil liberties battles of the twentieth century. At the turn of the last century, a smallpox epidemic swept the United States from coast to coast. In this... (read more)

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Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi
Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi
by Neal Bascomb
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Hunting Eichmann is the first complete narrative of a relentless and harrowing international manhunt. When the Allies stormed Berlin in the last days of the Third Reich, Adolf Eichmann shed his SS uniform and vanished. Following his escape from two... (read more)

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