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A Night to Remember: The Sinking of the Titanic (The Titanic Chronicles)
by Walter Lord
#1 New York Times Bestseller: The definitive account of the sinking of the Titanic, based on interviews with survivors.  At first, no one but the lookout recognized the sound. Passengers described it as the impact of a heavy wave, a scraping noise, or the tearing of a long calico strip. In fact, it was the sound of the world’s most...
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Incredible Victory: The Battle of Midway (Classics of War)
by Walter Lord
New York Times Bestseller: Outgunned and outmanned on the Pacific Ocean, a small American fleet defied the odds and turned the tide of World War II. On the morning of June 4, 1942, doom sailed on Midway. Hoping to put itself within striking distance of Hawaii and California, the Japanese navy planned an ambush that would obliterate the...
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Day of Infamy: The Bombing of Pearl Harbor
by Walter Lord
Lord’s classic, bestselling account of the bombing of Pearl HarborThe Day of Infamy began as a quiet morning on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor. But as Japan’s deadly torpedoes suddenly rained down on the Pacific fleet, soldiers, generals, and civilians alike felt shock, then fear, then rage. From the chaos, a thousand...
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The Night Lives On: The Untold Stories and Secrets Behind the Sinking of the "Unsinkable" Ship—Titanic (The Titanic...
by Walter Lord
In this New York Times bestseller, the author of A Night to Remember and The Miracle of Dunkirk revisits the Titanic disaster.   Walter Lord’s A Night to Remember was a landmark work that recounted the harrowing events of April 14, 1912, when the British ocean liner RMS Titanic went down in the North Atlantic Ocean, a book that...
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The Miracle of Dunkirk: The True Story of Operation Dynamo
by Walter Lord
The true story of the World War II evacuation portrayed in the Christopher Nolan film Dunkirk, by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Day of Infamy. In May 1940, the remnants of the French and British armies, broken by Hitler’s blitzkrieg, retreated to Dunkirk. Hemmed in by overwhelming Nazi strength, the 338,000 men gathered...
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The Dawn's Early Light: The War of 1812 and the Battle That Inspired Francis Scott Key to Write "The Star-Spangled...
by Walter Lord
It took more than a revolution to win true independence: The story of the War of 1812, the United State’s second war on England, by a New York Times –bestselling historian.   At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the great powers of Western Europe treated the United States like a disobedient child. Great Britain blocked...
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A Time to Stand: The Epic of the Alamo
by Walter Lord
The #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Day of Infamy tells the story of the Texans who fought Santa Anna’s troops at the Battle of the Alamo. Looking out over the walls of the whitewashed Alamo, sweltering in the intense sun of a February heat wave, Colonel William Travis knew his small garrison had little chance of holding...
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Lonely Vigil: Coastwatchers of the Solomons (Bluejacket Books)
by Walter Lord
From the bestselling author of Day of Infamy : In the bloodiest island combat of WWII, one group of men kept watch from behind Japanese lines.   The Solomon Islands was where the Allied war machine finally broke the Japanese empire. As pilots, marines, and sailors fought for supremacy in Guadalcanal, Bougainville, and the Slot, a...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Past That Would Not Die
by Walter Lord
Lord’s history of the 1962 Ole Miss riots, sparked by one man’s heroic stance against segregation in the American South On September 30, 1962, James H. Meredith matriculated at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. An air force veteran with sixty hours of transfer credits, Meredith would have been welcomed were it not for the...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
The Good Years: From 1900 to the First World War
by Walter Lord
This New York Times bestseller by the author of A Night to Remember explores America in the years between the Gilded Age and the beginning of the Great War.   Though remarkable in their own right, the first fifteen years of the 1900s had the misfortune of being sandwiched between—and overshadowed by—the Gilded Age and the...
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The Fremantle Diary: A Journal of the Confederacy (Classics of War)
by Walter Lord
The fascinating diary of English colonel James Fremantle, who spent three months behind Confederate lines at the height of the American Civil WarThree hours after stepping onto American soil, James Fremantle saw his first corpse: that of a bandit lynched for taunting Confederate officers. But Fremantle was not shocked by this grisly...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
The Way It Was: Walter Lord on His Life and Books
by Walter Lord
In 1926, Walter Lord, nine years old, persuaded his mother to cross the Atlantic aboard the Olympic. The choice was no accident; the Olympic was sister ship to the Titanic and already the doomed White Star liner sailed in and out of young Lord's imagination. The following year, he wrote and illustrated an account of how the Titanic sank...
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Peary to the Pole
by Walter Lord
For most of his life, an explorer fought to conquer the North Pole On March 1, 1909, only 413 miles of treacherous ice separated Robert E. Peary from realizing his lifelong dream of becoming the first man to set foot on the North Pole. On that dark morning on Canada’s Ellesmere Island, it was cold enough to freeze a bottle of...
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The World War II Collection: The Miracle of Dunkirk, Day of Infamy, and Incredible Victory
by Walter Lord
Full-length accounts of three decisive WWII events—Pearl Harbor, Midway, and the evacuation of Dunkirk—from a #1 New York Times –bestselling author. In May 1940, the remnants of the French and British armies, broken by Hitler’s blitzkrieg, retreated to the beach at Dunkirk. Prime Minister Winston Churchill ordered an...
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