The Year of Decision 1846

5 best books like The Year of Decision 1846 (Bernard DeVoto): Agent Running in the Field, Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific, Now We Shall Be Entirely Free, Earning the Rockies: How Geography Shapes America's Role in the World, Black Thursday: The Story of the Schweinfurt Raid

Agent Running in the Field
AuthorJohn le Carré
ISBN1984878875
A new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author John le Carré

Set in London in 2018, Agent Running in the Field follows a twenty-six year old solitary figure who, in a desperate attempt to resist the political turbulence swirling around him, makes connections that will take him down...
Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific
AuthorRobert Leckie
Now the inspiration behind the HBO series THE PACIFIC

Here is one of the most riveting first-person accounts to ever come out of the Second World War. Robert Leckie was 21 when he enlisted in the US Marine Corps in January 1942. In Helmet for My Pillow we follow his journey, from boot camp on Parris...
Now We Shall Be Entirely Free
AuthorAndrew Miller
By the Costa Award-winning author of PURE, a stunning historical novel with the grip of a thriller, written in richly evocative, luminous prose.

One rain-swept February night in 1809, an unconscious man is carried into a house in Somerset. He is Captain John Lacroix, home from Britain's disastrous...
AuthorRobert D. Kaplan
ISBN0399588213
An incisive portrait of the American landscape that shows how geography continues to determine America's role in the world--from the bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography and Balkan Ghosts

As a boy, Robert D. Kaplan listened to his truck-driver father tell evocative stories about...
Black Thursday: The Story of the Schweinfurt Raid
AuthorMartin Caidin
“The ‘longest day’ for the B-17’s in World War II ... Superb!” NY Times

On Thursday, October 14, 1943, two hundred and ninety one B-17 Flying Fortresses set out for a strategic bombing raid on the factories in Schweinfurt.

Sixty of those planes never returned and six hundred...
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