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When Hitler took cocaine and, Lenin lost his brain : history's unknown chapters

Milton, Giles (author.). Milton, Giles When Hitler took cocaine. (Added Author). Milton, Giles When Lenin lost his brain. (Added Author).

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"Obscure and addictive true tales from history told by one of our most entertaining historians, Giles Milton. The first installment in Giles Milton's outrageously entertaining series, History's Unknown Chapters: colorful and accessible, intelligent and illuminating, Milton shows his customary historical flair as he delves into the little-known stories from the past. There's the cook aboard the Titanic, who pickled himself with whiskey and survived in the icy seas where most everyone else died. There's the man who survived the atomic bomb in both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. And there's many, many more. Covering everything from adventure, war, murder and slavery to espionage, including the stories of the female Robinson Crusoe, Hitler's final hours, Japan's deadly balloon bomb and the emperor of the United States, these tales deserve to be told"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781250078773
  • ISBN: 1250078776
  • ISBN: 9781250078780
  • Physical Description: ix, 261 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Picador, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
I never knew that about Hitler -- Jeez, it's cold out there -- Hell in Japan -- Ladies in disguise -- Man's best friend -- Guilty until proven innocent -- Big-time adventure -- I'm a celebrity -- Not enough sex -- When Lenin lost his brain -- Just bad luck -- Not quite normal -- Mein F├╝hrer -- Get me out of here! -- O What a lovely war! -- Dial M for murder -- The great escape -- A painful end.
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History Miscellanea
HISTORY Europe Germany
HISTORY Europe Russia & the Former Soviet Union
History
Genre: Miscellanea.
Trivia and miscellanea.

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