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SECRETS OF CHURCHILL'S WAR ROOMS: COMPACT EDITION

Written by Asbury, Jonathan
On May 10, 1940, Britain's new prime minister strode purposefully down to the basement of an anonymous government building and entered a top secret command center.
August 22, 2020 | Paperback | Imperial War Museums | 208 Pages |
$22.95
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GLADIUS: THE WORLD OF THE ROMAN SOLDIER

Written by de la Bédoyère, Guy
The Roman army was the greatest fighting machine in the ancient world. More than that, it was the single largest organization in Western antiquity, taking in members from all classes, from senators to freed slaves. The Roman Empire depended on its army not just to win its wars, defend its frontiers, and control the seas, but to act as the very engine of the state.
December 4, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 352 Pages |
$30.00
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HISTORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN 100 MAPS

Written by Black, Jeremy
The First World War was marked by an exceptional expansion in the use and production of military cartography. But World War II took things even further, employing maps, charts, reconnaissance, and the systematic recording and processing of geographical and topographical information on an unprecedented scale.
November 18, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 256 Pages |
$35.00
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SAMURAI - PEACEKEEPING CONTRIBUTORS IN EDO PERIOD

Written by 田原昇
フェリーチェ・ベアトが撮影した江戸の風景写真、「遠山の金さん」として親しまれる遠山景元、「幕末の三舟」として知られる勝海舟、高橋泥舟、山岡鉄舟など、サムライたちの所用品をはじめ、ロシアで撮影された遣欧使節団の肖像写真から、風俗画や古写真、古記録、当時の道具類まで、約200点の多彩な資料を駆使し、大都市江戸に生きたサムライの日常の姿を浮き彫りにします。
September 14, 2019 | Paperback | 青幻舎 | 237 Pages |
$33.50
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WAR: HOW CONFLICT SHAPED US

Written by MacMillan, Margaret
Is peace an aberration? The bestselling author of Paris 1919 offers a provocative view of war as an essential component of humanity.
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Random House |
$30.00
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GOOD AMERICAN: THE EPIC LIFE OF BOB GERSONY, THE U.S. GOVERNMENT'S GREATEST HUMANITARIAN

Written by Kaplan, Robert D
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography comes a sweeping yet intimate story of the most influential humanitarian you've never heard of--Bob Gersony, who spent four decades in crisis zones around the world. "For anyone who has stopped believing that one person can make a difference, or that government service is still a noble calling, or th
January 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Random House | 544 Pages |
$30.00
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THEBES: THE FORGOTTEN CITY OF ANCIENT GREECE

Written by Cartledge, Paul
The riveting, definitive account of the ancient Greek city of Thebes, by the acclaimed author of The Spartans Among the extensive writing available about the history of ancient Greece, there is precious little about the city-state of Thebes. At one point the most powerful city in ancient Greece, Thebes has been long overshadowed by its better-known rivals, Athens and Sparta.
September 22, 2020 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams | 336 Pages |
$30.00
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RAVINE: A FAMILY, A PHOTOGRAPH, A HOLOCAUST MASSACRE REVEALED

Written by Lower, Wendy
A single photograph--an exceptionally rare "action shot" documenting the horrific final moment of the murder of a family--drives a riveting process of discovery for a gifted Holocaust scholar In 2009, the acclaimed author of Hitler's Furies was shown a photograph just brought to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
February 16, 2021 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin |
$28.00
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NAZI SPY RING IN AMERICA: HITLER'S AGENTS, THE FBI, AND THE CASE THAT STIRRED THE NATION

Written by Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri
The first full account of Nazi spies in 1930s America and how they were exposed.
September 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Georgetown University Press | 320 Pages |
$29.95
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STORMING VICKSBURG: GRANT, PEMBERTON, AND THE BATTLES OF MAY 19-22, 1863

Written by Hess, Earl J
The most overlooked phase of the Union campaign to capture Vicksburg, Mississippi, was the time period from May 18 to May 25, 1863, when Ulysses S. Grant closed in on the city and attempted to storm its defenses. Federal forces mounted a limited attack on May 19 and failed to break through Confederate lines. After two days of preparation, Grant's forces mounted a much larger assault.
October 12, 2020 | Hardcover | University of North Carolina Press | 400 Pages |
$40.00

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