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Quick-reading epistolary novel about the German occupation of Guernsey in World War II.
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Women firefighters trying to contain the blaze during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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How crowds form, grow, and give power to their leaders -- and especially how leaders get power from the death of a crowd of their followers, for a pile of bodies is still, in human psychology, a crowd: a crowd of the dead.
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Statue of Alan Turing at Bletchley Park, sculpted from stacked slate by Stephen Kettle. Appropriately, this puzzle is especially tricky. Photo by Simon Bisson.
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Settle was an American woman in the RAF during World War II. An unsentimental, undramatic, and honest account of class and culture conflict trumping romantic idealism.
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