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Mengele: Unmasking the "Angel of Death"

David G. Marwell · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

A gripping account of the infamous Nazi doctor, from a former Justice Department official tasked with uncovering his fate.Perhaps the most notorious war criminal of all time, Josef Mengele was the embodiment of bloodless efficiency and passionate devotion to a grotesque worldview. Aided...
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Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine

Barry Strauss · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling classical historian Barry Strauss tells the story of three and a half centuries of the Roman Empire through the lives of ten of the most important emperors, from Augustus to Constantine.

Barry Strauss's Ten Caesars is the story of the Roman Empire from rise to reinvention,...
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New Orleans: The First 300 Years

Errol Laborde · Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Get to know one of the most unique cities in the world! New Orleans is unlike anywhere else on Earththe fusion of cultures, people, and food all establish a whole greater than its constituent parts. From migration to politics to music to ethnic culture and identity, this comprehensive volume...
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Troublemakers: Silicon Valley's Coming of Age

Leslie Berlin · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The richly told narrative of the Silicon Valley generation that launched five major high-tech industries in seven years, laying the foundation for today's technology-driven world.

At a time when the five most valuable companies on the planet are high-tech firms and nearly half of Americans...
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The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777

Rick Atkinson · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 800
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of the Liberation Trilogy comes the extraordinary first volume of his new trilogy about the American Revolution

Rick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning An Army at Dawn and two other superb books about World War II, has long been admired...

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Sand and Steel: The D-Day Invasion and the Liberation of France

Peter Caddick-Adams · Oxford University Press
Pages: 1072
Format: Hardcover

Peter Caddick-Adams's account of the Allied invasion of France in June 1944 matches the monumental achievement of his book on the Battle of the Bulge, Snow and Steel, which Richard Overy has called the "standard history of this climactic confrontation in the West." Sand and Steel...
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Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe

Simon Winder · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 551
Format: Hardcover

A charmingly personal history of Hapsburg Europe, as lively as it is informative, by the author of Germania For centuries much of Europe and the Holy Roman Empire was in the royal hands of the very peculiar Habsburg family. An unstable mixture of wizards, obsessives, melancholics, bores,...
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One Million Steps: A Marine Platoon at War

Bing West · Random House
Format: Hardcover

Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion. Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon...
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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

STEPHEN E AMBROSE · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Stephen E. Ambrose's iconic New York Times bestseller about the ordinary men who became the World War II's most extraordinary soldiers: Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, US Army.

They came together, citizen soldiers, in the summer of 1942,...
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Tin Cans and Greyhounds: The Destroyers that Won Two World Wars

Clint Johnson · Regnery History
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

For men on destroyer-class warships during World War I and World War II, battles were waged "against overwhelming odds from which survival could not be expected." Those were the words Lieutenant Commander Robert Copeland calmly told his crew as their tiny, unarmored destroyer...
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