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Cromwell at War

The Lord General and his Military Revolution

by Martyn Bennett

<p>Oliver Cromwell was arguably the most significant political figure in the early modern history of the British Isles. Yet he was also a military leader, with significant battlefield victories to his credit. Martyn Bennett here provides the ...

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Cromwell, Our Chief Of Men

by Antonia Fraser

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Crossing Hitler

The Man Who Put the Nazis on the Witness Stand

by Benjamin Carter Hett

<p>During a 1931 trial of four Nazi stormtroopers, known as the Eden Dance Palace trial, Hans Litten grilled Hitler in a brilliant and merciless three-hour cross-examination, forcing him into multiple contradictions and evasions and finally ...

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Crossing the Floor

The Story of Tariana Turia

by Helen Leahy

<p>This biography of Tariana Turia sees family members, iwi leaders, social justice advocates and politicians share their experiences of this remarkable woman. While parliament was not part of her life plan, Tariana Turia was involved in many ...

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Crusader

General Donn Starry and the Army of His Times

by Mike Guardia

<p>Although he missed combat in World War II and Korea, Donn Starry became one of the most influential commanders of the Vietnam War, and after Vietnam was one of the “intellectual giants” who reshaped the US Army and its doctrines. Throughout ...

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Cult of a Dark Hero

Nicholson of Delhi

by Stuart Flinders

<p>In September 1857, a member of a religious sect killed himself on hearing the news that the object of his devout observance, Nikal Seyn, had died. Nikal Seyn was, in fact, John Nicholson, the leader of the British assault that recovered Delhi

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Imperial Statesman

by David Gilmour

<p><strong>'A fast-moving, entertaining and finely written story' Simon Schama</strong></p> <p><strong>'Masterly ... a remarkable portrait of a brilliant complex and tragic genius' William Dalrymple,</strong> <em><strong>Los Angeles ...

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Dad's War

by Howard Reid

<p>On 6 April 1943, Ian Reid, an officer in the Black Watch, was wounded and captured in Tunisia and sent off to an Italian prisoner-of-war camp. Five months later, when the Germans took over the camp as the Italians pulled out of the war, he ...

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Daisy Bates In The Desert

by Julia Blackburn

<p>In 1913, when she was 54 years old, Daisy Bates went to live in the deserts of South Australia. And there she stayed, with occasional interruptions, for almost 30 years.</p> <p>In <em>Daisy Bates in the Desert</em> Julia Blackburn explores ...

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Dare To Be A Daniel

Then and Now

by Tony Benn

<p>Born into a family with a strong, radical dissenting tradition in which enterprise and public service were combined, Tony Benn was taught to believe that the greatest sin in life was to waste time and money. Life in his Victorian-Edwardian ...

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Dark Invasion

1915: Germany’s secret war and the hunt for the first terrorist cell in America

by Howard Blum

<p>Set in New York City in 1915, as World War I rages in the battlefields of Europe, <em>Dark Invasion</em> chronicles the little-known story of a tense cat-and-mouse battle between two complex antagonists: New York police captain Tom Tunney, ...

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Daughter of Empire

Life as a Mountbatten

by Pamela Hicks

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Daughters of the Winter Queen

Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots

by Nancy Goldstone

<p><strong>'What a compelling read! Nancy Goldstone has brought to life the four female Stuarts in all their tragic glory' Amanda Foreman</strong></p> <p>Valentine's Day, 1613. Elizabeth Stuart, the sixteen-year-old granddaughter of Mary, Queen

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De Valera Volume 1

Rise (1882–1932)

by David McCullagh

<p>Éamon de Valera was the single most consequential Irish figure of the twentieth century. He was a leader in the Easter Rising, the figurehead of the anti-Treaty rebels during the dark days of the Civil War and, later, as the founder of Fianna

ISBN: 9780717155842

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Death March Escape

The Remarkable Story of a Man Who Twice Escaped the Nazi Holocaust

by Jack J Hersch

<p>In June 1944, the Nazis locked eighteen-year-old Dave Hersch into a railroad boxcar and shipped him from his hometown of Dej, Hungary, to Mauthausen Concentration Camp, the harshest, cruellest camp in the Reich. After ten months in the ...

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Death, Disease, and Life at War

The Civil War Letters of Surgeon James D. Benton, 111th and 98th New York Infantry Regiments, 1862-1865

by Christopher Loperfido

<p>Union surgeon James Dana Benton witnessed firsthand the suffering and death brought about by the ghastly wounds, infections, and diseases that wreaked havoc to both the Union and Confederate armies. A native of New York, Dr. Benton penned a ...

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Decision at Tom’s Brook

George Custer, Tom Rosser, and the Joy of the Fight

by William Miller

<p>The Battle of Tom’s Brook, recalled one Confederate soldier, was “the greatest disaster that ever befell our cavalry during the whole war.” The fight took place during the last autumn of the Civil War, when the Union General Phil Sheridan ...

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