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“The Splendid and the Vile is a tale of courage, perseverance, sacrifice, fear, tragedy, human drama, and ultimately inspiration for free peoples everywhere.
“Barnes is a delightful raconteur, and there’s a good deal of first-person rumination here throughout.
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This is an incredible monograph that chronicles the rise and family dynamics of one of the most prestigious and internationally known jewelry brands linked to the family that built it “brick by bri
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“an excellent strategic and operational analysis of this mostly ignored campaign . . .”
“No Surrender encompasses a powerful story about human brotherhood and comradeship reckoning with—and overcoming—the evil realities of Hitler’s Nazi regime.”
This book is absolutely essential reading for anyone hoping to understand post-Soviet Russia and America’s role in shaping its trajectories at home and on the world stage.
“With clear prose and an excellent writing style, Stephen Harding, editor of Military History magazine, is to be commended for bringing another interesting story of World War II to
“This is the story of catastrophic misjudgments, wishful thinking, and outright betrayal of Czechoslovakia by Europe’s leading powers.”
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Here is a wide-ranging history and analysis of a force—migration—that has shaped Europe and continues to do so today.
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“As a reference work, Desmarais’ study succeeds in its intended purpose.”