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FDR's 12 Apostles

The Spies Who Paved The Way For The Invasion Of North Africa

Nineteen months before the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt sent twelve "vice consuls" to Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia on a classified assignment. Their objective? To prepare the groundwork for what eventually became Operation T...

ISBN: 9781592289165 Pub Date: 10/01/2006 Price: $24.95  
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Flags of the Fifty States

Their Colorful Histories And Significance

A beautifully illustrated panorama of the states of the union as seen through their flags “[This book] packs a great deal of information into its 200 pages, and the color illustrations are well done. . . . [It] should prove useful to anyo...

ISBN: 9781599218243 Pub Date: 11/10/2009 Price: $18.95  
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Frontier Living

An Illustrated Guide To Pioneer Life In America

Frontier Living brings to light every significant aspect of daily life on the American frontier, with vivid text and more than 200 wonderful drawings. Immerse yourself in the character and culture of the men and women who stood at the harsh...

ISBN: 9781585741373 Pub Date: 08/01/2000 Price: $19.95  
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General History of the Robberies & Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates

Originally published in 1724—and now with an introduction and commentary by David Cordingly, best-selling author of the pirate classic Under the Black Flag—this famous account of the most notorious pirates of the day was an imme...

ISBN: 9781599219059 Pub Date: 05/04/2010 Price: $19.95  
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Glenn Curtiss

Pioneer Of Aviation

Glenn Hammond Curtiss was the most important figure in the development of naval aviation - if not aviation, period - in the United States. Both a thrill-seeker and a mechanical genius, he began his career as a bicycle maker and then went on...

ISBN: 9781599211459 Pub Date: 11/01/2007 Price: $16.95  
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Great Book of Wildfowl Decoys

A wildfowl decoy is a workingman's tool, a functional object that hunters use to lure game within a range. A wildfowl decoy is a work of art, a painted sculpture, a portrait of a bird, an expression of an artist's skill and imagination. A w...

ISBN: 9781585741205 Pub Date: 07/01/2000 Price: $100  
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Greatest Flying Stories Ever Told

Nineteen Amazing Tales From The Sky

At 10:35 on the morning of Thursday, December 17, 1903, man got his wings. On the sand dunes of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville Wright flew the motorized aircraft he and his brother Wilbur had constructed to a distance shorter than the ...

ISBN: 9781592284818 Pub Date: 12/01/2004 Price: $18.95  
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Gretel's Story

A Young Woman's Secret War Against The Nazis

ISBN: 9780762770717 Pub Date: 08/07/2012 Price: $16.95  
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Guns of the Old West

An Illustrated History

In the remote parts of America's Western territories during much of the 1800s, law and order was overextended or even nonexistent. A man's best friend was often his gun, and it became an integral part of his life. Guns were used by some, su...

ISBN: 9781592286386 Pub Date: 11/01/2004 Price: $18.95  
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History of Castles, New and Revised

The History of Castles is the ultimate illustrated guide to the world’s most fascinating castles and strongholds. Dating back to ancient times, when Greeks, Romans, and Celts built fortifications to defend territories, castles have stood ...

ISBN: 9781599211107 Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Price: $24.95  
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