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The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel
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Trafalgar's Lost Hero by Max     Adams
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A biography of Lord Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood. He joined the British navy at 13 and worked his way up to Commander in Chief of British naval forces in the Mediterranean following Nelson's death at the Battle of Trafalgar. He fought at the Glorious ...more
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Nuremberg by Joseph E. Persico
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A narrative history of the Nuremberg war crime trials. The author has an engaging style. Multiple story lines are inter-weaved: the judges, the prosecutors, the defendants, the jailors, the prison psychologist & psychiatrist (who were competing t ...more
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Nuremberg by Joseph E. Persico
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A Higher Call by Adam Makos
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The pilot of a B-17 is flying his 2nd combat mission, his first mission as pilot with his new crew. Heavily damaged by flak over Bremen, his bomber can't keep up with the rest of the bombers in his flight. German fighters jump the straggling bomber, ...more
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Lincoln and His Admirals by Craig L. Symonds
Lincoln and His Admirals
by Craig L. Symonds
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A command study of Lincoln & his navy. I recommend this book for anyone who wants to better understand the navy's role in the Civil War.

When he became President, Lincoln didn't know anything about the navy. When he had commanders he could rely on
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Around The World With General Grant by John Russell Young
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John Russell Young was a journalist who accompanied U.S. Grant on his around the world tour after Grant left the Presidency. The trip took about 2 1/2 years and at times it seemed like reading this book would take that long.

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