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The Ghost Mountain Boys: Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea---the Forgotten War of the South Pacific, by James Campbell 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Ghost Mountain Boys: Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea---the Forgotten War of the South Pacific by James Campbell December 2007
Around the World on Two Wheels: Annie Londonderrys Extraordinary Ride, by Peter Zheutlin 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Around the World on Two Wheels: Annie Londonderry's Extraordinary Ride by Peter Zheutlin December 2007
House of Abraham: Lincoln and the Todds, a Family Divided by War, by Stephen Berry 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 House of Abraham: Lincoln and the Todds, a Family Divided by War by Stephen Berry December 2007
Write it When Im Gone: Remarkable Off-the -Record Conversations with Gerald R. Ford, by Thomas M. DeFrank 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Write it When I'm Gone: Remarkable Off-the -Record Conversations with Gerald R. Ford by Thomas M. DeFrank October 2007
For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette, and Their Revolutions, by James R. Gaines 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette, and Their Revolutions by James R. Gaines October 2007
The Cold War: A New History, by John Lewis Gaddis 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Cold War: A New History by John Lewis Gaddis October 2007
Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race, by Richard Rhodes 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race by Richard Rhodes October 2007
Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal, by Ben MacIntyre 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben MacIntyre October 2007
The Greatest Battle: Stalin, Hitler, and the Desperate Struggle for Moscow That Changed the Course of World War II, by Andrew Nagorski 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Greatest Battle: Stalin, Hitler, and the Desperate Struggle for Moscow That Changed the Course of World War II by Andrew Nagorski October 2007
Last Night I Dreamed of Peace: The Diary of Dang Thuy Tram, by Dang Thuy Tram 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Last Night I Dreamed of Peace: The Diary of Dang Thuy Tram by Dang Thuy Tram September 2007
Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal, by Ben MacIntyre 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben MacIntyre September 2007
The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China, and What It Means for All of Us, by Robyn Meredith 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China, and What It Means for All of Us by Robyn Meredith August 2007
Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired Americas Founding Fathers, by Michael Barone 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America's Founding Fathers by Michael Barone July 2007
On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance, by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld April 2007
Three Empires on the Nile: The Victorian Jihad, 1869-1899, by Dominic Green 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Three Empires on the Nile: The Victorian Jihad, 1869-1899 by Dominic Green March 2007
Cry Havoc!: The Crooked Road to Civil War, 1861, by Nelson D. Lankford 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cry Havoc!: The Crooked Road to Civil War, 1861 by Nelson D. Lankford February 2007
A History of Latin America, by George Pendle 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 A History of Latin America by George Pendle January 2007
A World without Heroes: The Modern Tragedy, by George Roche 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 A World without Heroes: The Modern Tragedy by George Roche January 2007
Firestorm: Allied Airpower and the Destruction of Dresden, by Marshall De Bruhl 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Firestorm: Allied Airpower and the Destruction of Dresden by Marshall De Bruhl January 2007
The Night Stalkers: Top Secret Missions of the U.S. Armys Special Operations Aviation Regiment, by Michael J. Durant, Steven Hartov 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The Night Stalkers: Top Secret Missions of the U.S. Army's Special Operations Aviation Regiment by Michael J. Durant, Steven Hartov January 2007
At All Costs: How a Crippled Ship and Two American Merchant Marines Turned the Tide of World War II, by Sam Moses 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 At All Costs: How a Crippled Ship and Two American Merchant Marines Turned the Tide of World War II by Sam Moses December 2006
Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Seccession and the Presidents War Powers, by James F. Simon 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Seccession and the President's War Powers by James F. Simon December 2006
When the Dancing Stopped: The Real Story of the Morro Castle Disaster and Its Deadly Wake, by Brian Hicks 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 When the Dancing Stopped: The Real Story of the Morro Castle Disaster and Its Deadly Wake by Brian Hicks December 2006
The Demon Under the Microscope: From Battlefield Hospitals to Nazi Labs, One Doctors Heroic Search for the Worlds First Miracle Drug, by Thomas Hager 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The Demon Under the Microscope: From Battlefield Hospitals to Nazi Labs, One Doctor's Heroic Search for the World's First Miracle Drug by Thomas Hager November 2006
Thunderstruck, by Erik Larson 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Thunderstruck by Erik Larson October 2006
Thunderstruck, by Erik Larson 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Thunderstruck by Erik Larson October 2006
The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan after the Taliban, by Sarah Chayes 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan after the Taliban by Sarah Chayes October 2006
State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III, by Bob Woodward 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III by Bob Woodward September 2006
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