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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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The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
G. Edward Griffin
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Peter the Great
Robert K. Massie
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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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Japanese Destroyer Captain - Capt. Tameichi Hara Several years ago, at a used book sale, I chanced upon this book, which proved to be a priceless gem. There are very few books that present the Pacific War from the perspective of the Japanese.

The author served as a commander in the Imperial Navy on active service for most of the war. His accounts of action against the U.S. Navy during some of the epic battles off Guadalcanal (in addition to his earlier experiences in the Battles of Java Sea and Midway) make for very compelling reading. This is the book for anyone who has an interest in the Pacific War.