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Gabriela, Cravo e Canela
Jorge Amado
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition)
T.E. Lawrence
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G. Edward Griffin
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Peter the Great
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Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty
Bradley K. Martin
A Time for Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge
Charles B. MacDonald
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The German Army 1933-1945
Matthew Cooper
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Corporal Hitler and the Great War 1914-1918: The List Regiment
John F Williams
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The Long Night: William L. Shirer and the Rise and Fall of the Third Reich - Steve Wick This was a richly informative, well-fleshed out book about William L. Shirer's life as a journalist/radio correspondent in Nazi Germany between August 1934 and December 1940. The author also sheds light here on Shirer's overall career as a journalist, which began after his college graduation in 1925, when he travelled to Paris, where he managed to get a low level position with the Chicago Tribune. In reading this book, I learned a lot more about both Shirer the journalist and the man.

I highly recommend this book to anyone with both a love of history and an interest in learning about a journalist's struggle to find truth in a totalitarian country and share it with the wider world.