The Panama Canal remains one of the engineering marvels of all time. Author Matthew Parker examines the cost – in lives and treasure – of what Theodore Roosevelt called ‘one of the great works of the world.’

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  • Matthew Parker author of "The Battle of Britain" and "Monte Cassino"

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