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The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War II (P.S.)
The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War II (P.S.)
by Donovan Webster
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As the Imperial Japanese Army swept across China and South Asia at World War II's outset, closing all of China's seaports, more than 200,000 Chinese laborers embarked on a seemingly impossible task: to cut a 700-mile overland route -- the Burma Road... (read more)

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1812: The War That Forged a Nation (P.S.)
1812: The War That Forged a Nation (P.S.)
by Walter R Borneman
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< p> Although frequently overlooked between the American Revolution and the Civil War, the War of 1812 tested a rising generation of American leaders; unified the United States with a renewed sense of national purpose; and set the stage for... (read more)

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Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and Nelson's Battle of Trafalgar (P.S.)
Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and Nelson's Battle of Trafalgar (P.S.)
by Adam Nicolson
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In October 1805 Lord Horatio Nelson, the most brilliant sea commander who ever lived, led the British Royal Navy to a devastating victory over the Franco-Spanish fleets at the great battle of Trafalgar. It was the foundation of Britain's nineteenth... (read more)

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April 1865: The Month That Saved America (P.S.)
April 1865: The Month That Saved America (P.S.)
by Jay Winik
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This gripping, panoramic narrative takes readers on a breathless ride through 30 tumultuous days at the end of the Civil War, showing that the nation's future rested on a few crucial decisions and twists of fate. 16-page insert.... (read more)

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Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima (P.S.)
Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima (P.S.)
by Stephen Walker
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A riveting, minute-by-minute account of the momentous event that changed our world forever On a quiet Monday morning in August 1945, a five-ton bomb&#8212;dubbed Little Boy by its creators&#8212;was dropped from an American plane onto the... (read more)

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To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the Modern World (P.S.)
To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the Modern World (P.S.)
by Arthur Herman
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To Rule the Waves tells the extraordinary story of how the British Royal Navy allowed one nation to rise to a level of power unprecedented in history. From the navy's beginnings under Henry VIII to the age of computer warfare and special ops, historian... (read more)

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