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Alexander Hamilton
The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777
These Truths: A History of the United States
The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington (B&N Exclusive)
The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West (B&N Exclusive Edition)
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
John Adams
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow
Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
Churchill: Walking with Destiny
Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II

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Unfreedom of the Press
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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II
The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Art of War (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
Night
The Kennedy Heirs: John, Caroline, and the New Generation - A Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy
Boudica: The Life of Britain's Legendary Warrior Queen
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men
Dr. Seuss Goes to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel
Between the World and Me

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John Adams
The Wright Brothers
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The Path between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt
The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For
The Johnstown Flood
Truman
Brave Companions: Portraits in History
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

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Unfreedom of the Press
The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West (B&N Exclusive Edition)
Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II
The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777
The Kennedy Heirs: John, Caroline, and the New Generation - A Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy
One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon
The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II
Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man
D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II
My Seditious Heart: Collected Nonfiction
Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad
The Plaza: The Secret Life of America's Most Famous Hotel
Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy (B&N Exclusive Edition)
Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators, and Assassins

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Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster
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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II
The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II
D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II
Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War
Normandy '44: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France
D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day
Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day's Black Heroes, at Home and at War
The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945 (Liberation Trilogy, Volume 3)
Sand and Steel: The D-Day Invasion and the Liberation of France
Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War II
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