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Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies

Ben Macintyre - History - 2012 - 432 pages
Operation Fortitude, which protected and enabled the invasion, and the Double Cross system, which specialized in turning German spies into double agents, tricked the Nazis into believing that the Allied attacks would come in Calais and ...
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Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal

Ben Macintyre - History - 2007 - 364 pages
The problem for Chapman, his spymasters, and his lovers was to know where one persona ended and the other began. Based on recently declassified files, Agent Zigzag tells Chapman’s full story for the first time.
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Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a ...

Gilbert King - History - 2012 - 464 pages
Devil in the Grove is the winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction.
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The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City ...

Paul Collins - True Crime - 2011 - 325 pages
The Murder of the Century is a rollicking tale—a rich evocation of America during the Gilded Age and a colorful re-creation of the tabloid wars that have dominated media to this day. From the Hardcover edition.
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The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

Candice Millard - History - 2009 - 432 pages
From the soaring beauty of the Amazon rain forest to the darkest night of Theodore Roosevelt’s life, here is Candice Millard’s dazzling debut. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Mission to Paris: A Novel

Alan Furst - Fiction - 2012 - 272 pages
Alan Furst brings to life both a dark time in history and the passion of the human hearts that fought to survive it. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Alan Furst's Midnight in Europe.
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Operation Mincemeat

Ben Macintyre - History - 2010 - 320 pages
Filled with spies, double agents, rogues, fearless heroes, and one very important corpse, the story of Operation Mincemeat reads like an international thriller.
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