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Eyewitness History

The beauty and the sorrow: an intimate history of the First World War by Peter Englund ; translated by Peter Graves


Berlin diary: the journal of a foreign correspondent, 1934-1941 by William L. Shirer ; with a new foreword by Gordon A. Craig


Blue-eyed child of fortune: the Civil War letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw by edited by Russell Duncan


Dear America: letters home from Vietnam by edited by Bernard Edelman for The New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission ; [with a new introduction by Senator John McCain ; foreword by William Broyles, Jr.]


Dispatches from the front: the American war correspondent by Nathaniel Lande


Down & out in the Great Depression: letters from the forgotten man by edited by Robert S. McElvaine ; with a new foreword by the editor


Ernie's war: the best of Ernie Pyle's World War II dispatches by edited with a biographical essay by David Nichols ; foreword by Studs Terkel


Galileo's daughter: a historical memoir of science, faith, and love by Dava Sobel


The greater journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough


Hard times, an oral history of the Great Depression by Terkel, Studs, 1912-


Hitlerland: American eyewitnesses to the Nazis rise to power by Andrew Nagorski


The most fearful ordeal: original coverage of the Civil War by writers and reporters of The New York Times ; introduction and notes by James M. McPherson


The slaves' war: the Civil War in the words of former slaves by Andrew Ward


The Spirit of 'seventy-six: the story of the American Revolution as told by participants by edited by Henry Steele Commager and Richard B. Morris


War torn: stories of war from the women reporters who covered Vietnam by Tad Bartimus ... [et al.] ; introduction by Gloria Emerson


Weller's war: a legendary foreign correspondent's saga of World War II on five continents by George Weller ; edited by Anthony Weller


The worst hard time: the untold story of those who survived the great American dust bowl by Timothy Egan


Yankee Doodle boy: a young soldier's adventures in the American Revolution by told by himself ; edited by George F. Scheer ; with maps & illustrations by Victor Mays