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Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Capturing historical events, terrifying moments of danger, tragedy, the price of war, and the invincible spirit of a woman of honor, The Award is a monumental tale from one of our most gifted storytellers--Danielle Steel's finest, most emotionally resonant novel yet. Gaëlle de Barbet is sixteen years old in 1940 when the German army occupies France and frightening changes begin. She is shocked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

Cronkite, Walter.

Contents: A pretty personal matter -- The writing Sixty-Ninth -- The youthful dean of American Air-War writers -- Invasion jitters -- Once this war is over.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Cronk

Summary: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Larson, Erik

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Summary: "The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers a fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz On Winston Churchill's first day as prime minister, Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen, and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away. For the next twelve months, Hitler...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Macintyre, Ben

Summary: From the acclaimed author of "Agent Zigzag" comes an extraordinary account of the most successful deception--and certainly the strangest--ever carried out in World War II, one that changed the prospects for an Allied victory. The purpose of the plan--code named Operation Mincemeat--was to deceive the Nazis into thinking that Allied forces were planning to attack southern Europe by way of Greece...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.548 MacInt

Sergueiew, Lily.

Summary: "During World War II Nathalie 'Lily' Sergueiew, a woman of mystery, confidently seduced the German Intelligence Service into employing her as a spy against their British enemy. Her diary chronicles her months-long journey to becoming a double agent for the British under the code name Treasure"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 Sergueiew 2019

Sides, Hampton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 Sides

Heiligman, Deborah

Summary: "A true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Irish, Aarol William

Summary: "On May 26, 2006, one month and one day after her father's death, Teresa Irish raised the lid on the Army trunk that had resided in the family home her entire life. There, nestled in row after row, were her dad's nearly 1,000 handwritten letters from World War II. Carefully tucked away and visited only by him over the course of six decades, the letters were postmarked from November, 1942 to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 Irish

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: As the horrors of the Third Reich were exposed after World War II, many Nazi war criminals--including Josef Mengele, Klaus Barbie, and Adolf Eichmann--went on the run. But self-styled "Nazi hunters" were determined to track them down. This disparate group included a French couple, American lawyer, German prosecutor, Israeli Mossad agents, and a death camp survivor. Over decades, these men and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.943 O'Reilly

Lambert, Ray (Arnold Ray)

Summary: "Seventy-five years ago, he hit Omaha Beach with the first wave. Now Ray Lambert, ninety-eight years old, delivers one of the most remarkable memoirs, a tour-de-force of remembrance evoking his role as a decorated World War II medic who risked his life to save the heroes of D-Day."--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.542 Lamb 2019

Letts, Elizabeth

Summary: "Traces the lesser-known efforts of Hitler to build a master race of the finest purebred horses and the heroic achievements of American soldiers to rescue imperiled stolen equines from a hidden Czechoslovakian farm during a 1945 battle between Third Reich and Allied forces,"--NoveList. In the chaotic last days of World War II, a small troop of American soldiers captures a German spy and learns...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.542 Letts

Olson, Lynne

Summary: "The little-known story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II ... In 1941 a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of a vast intelligence organization--the only woman to serve as a chef de résistance during the war. Strong-willed,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.548 Olson 2019

Hylton, Wil S.

Summary: " From a mesmerizing storyteller, the gripping search for a missing World War II crew, their bomber plane, and their legacy. On September 1, 1944, a massive American bomber carrying eleven men vanished over the tiny Pacific archipelago of Palau, leaving behind a trail of mysteries. For more than sixty years, the U.S. government, the children of the missing airmen, and a maverick team of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.542 Hylton

Olson, Lynne

Summary: "When the Nazi Blitzkrieg subjugated Europe in World War II, London became the safe haven for the leaders of seven occupied countries--France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Norway, Czechoslovakia and Poland--who fled there to avoid imprisonment and set up governments in exile to commandeer their resistance efforts. The lone hold-out against Hitler's offensive, Britain became a beacon of hope to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5342 Olson

Makos, Adam

Summary: "Clarence Smoyer began the war as a gentle giant, a factory worker from Pennsylvania coal country reluctant to unleash the power of the Sherman tank he crewed. But as his tank platoon fought its way from Normandy to the Rhine and beyond, and he watched his friends cut down one by one, he learned to kill with deadly accuracy and efficiency. His fight would climax in Cologne, in the shadow of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.541 Makos 2019

Makos, Adam

Summary: Adam Makos tells the story of Clarence Smoyer, a World War II American tank gunner, and his journey into the heart of the Third Reich, where he will meet destiny in an iconic armor duel.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 940.541 Makos

Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Takei

Olson, Lynne.

Summary: The behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, Averell Harriman, and John Gilbert Winant.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2010

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 940 Olson

Summary: Centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude, and bravery to overcome the odds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Midway

Larson, Erik

Summary: In this "portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz, ... Larson shows ... how Churchill taught the British people 'the art of being fearless.' It is a story of political brinkmanship, but it's also an intimate domestic drama set against the backdrop of Churchill's prime-ministerial country home Chequers; his wartime retreat Ditchley, where he and his entourage go when the moon is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2020

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: CDBK 940.5 Larson 2020

Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.547 Hillen

Mengiste, Maaza

Summary: "A brilliant novel, lyrically lifting history towards myth. It's also compulsively readable. I devoured it in two days." -- Salman Rushdie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Mengiste

Parkin, Simon

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Summary: "The triumphant true story of the young women who helped to devise the winning strategy that defeated Nazi U-boats and delivered a decisive victory in the Battle of the Atlantic." -- From book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.534 Parkin 2020