World History

Angels in the Sky: How a Band of Volunteer Airmen Saved the New State of Israel Robert Gandt

ANGELS IN THE SKY: HOW A BAND OF VOLUNTEER AIRMEN SAVED THE NEW STATE OF ISRAEL is a modern day David-and-Goliath tale that reads like fiction. There would be no Israel if this rag-tag group of World War Two veterans from around the world had not defied their own nation's law and risked their lives for a righteous...

The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II Winston Groom

THE ALLIES is historian Winston Groom's account of the unlikely alliance between Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin, who despite their vast differences in style and philosophy, managed to lead the Allied powers to victory in World War II.

 

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River of the Gods Candice Millard

RIVER OF GODS: GENIUS, COURAGE AND BETRAYAL IN THE SEARCH FOR THE SOURCE OF THE NILE exposes one of the greatest feats of exploration of all time in the race to exploit Africa by colonial powers. The incredible story of courage and adventure is a thrilling account and tremendously readable.

 

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The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World's Greatest Library Edward Wilson-Lee

THE CATALOGUE OF SHIPWRECKED BOOKS is the fascinating history of Christopher Columbus’s illegitimate son, guardian of his father’s flame, courtier, and bibliophile, whose travels took him to the heart of 16th-century Europe. This is the scarcely believable and wholly true story of the bastard son Hernando...