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The Unanswered Letter: One Holocaust Family’s Desperate Plea for Help

A crushing but nonetheless important read chronicling firsthand perspectives and experiences of a lost family miraculously brought to life. Highly recommended as a respectfully told, exhaustively researched, and ceaselessly alarming call to attention.

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The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom

A fascinating and wonderfully readable portrayal of the tensions between fiery militancy and determined but measured devotion in working toward a goal. Excellent for general readers, especially those with an interest in the Civil War.
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Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944–1945

Fans of Toll’s previous volumes will enjoy this book. World War II experts may find this work redundant, since it uses previously published materials. However, casual enthusiasts will appreciate as it compiles those works thoroughly.
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The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War—A Tragedy in Three Acts

A fascinating and compulsively readable account of warime spying.
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America and Iran: A History, 1720 to the Present

Readers interested in the history of U.S.-Iran and Middle Eastern politics and history will find Ghazvinian’s book to be richly telling and in-depth.
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Reaganland: America’s Right Turn 1976–1980

Perlstein casts a broad net, riffing on everything from Ted Bundy to New York Mayor Ed Koch, but that is part of the package here; by the end readers have more insight on the rising tide of conservative politics.

Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: A New History of the International Military Tribunal After World War II

This well-researched book is an important contribution to the history of the Cold War, and should become the standard account of the International Military Tribunal, with its inclusion of the Soviet perspective.

The Last Million: Europe’s Displaced Persons from World War to Cold War

A thought-provoking, highly recommended perspective on a complex and largely overlooked people and period of modern history.
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