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A Stillness at Appomattox

Bruce Catton · Anchor Books
Pages: 438
Format: Paperback

When first published in 1953, Bruce Catton, our foremost Civil War historian was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in nonfiction. This final volume of The Army of the Potomac trilogy relates the final year of the Civil War.
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Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway

Jonathan B Parshall · Potomac
Pages: 568
Format: Book

Many consider the Battle of Midway to have turned the tide of the Pacific War. It is without question one of the most famous battles in history. Now, for the first time since Gordon W. Prange s bestselling "Miracle at Midway," Jonathan Parshall and Anthony Tully offer a new interpretation...

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The Righteous: The Unsung Heroes of the Holocaust

Martin Gilbert · Henry Holt and Co.; Doubleday 2002 book club edition
Pages: 560
Format: Book

Drawing from twenty-five years of original research, Sir Martin Gilbert re-creates the remarkable stories of non-Jews who risked their lives to help Jews during the Holocaust. According to Jewish tradition, "Whoever saves one life, it is as if he saved the entire world." Non-Jews...

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Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877

Eric Foner · Perennial Classics
Pages: 736
Format: Paperback

Newly Reissued with a New Introduction: From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review) , a newly updated edition of the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period which shaped modern America.

Eric Foner's "masterful...

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Miracle At Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention May - September 1787

Catherine Drinker Bowen · Little
Pages: 346
Format: Paperback

This book is a history of the Federal Convention in Philadelphia that resulted in the Constitution of the United States.
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The Mask of Command: Alexander the Great, Wellington, Ulysses S. Grant, Hitler, and the Nature of Lea dership

John Keegan · Penguin
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

John Keegan's brilliant look at the meaning of leadership

In The Mask of Command, John Keegan asks us to consider questions that are seldom asked: What is the definition of leadership? What makes a great military leader? Why is it that men, indeed sometimes entire nations,...

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