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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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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

Purnell, Sonia

Summary: "The never-before-told story of one woman's heroism that changed the course of the Second World War In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her." This spy was Virginia Hall, a young American woman--rejected from the foreign service because of her gender and her prosthetic leg--who talked her way into the spy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Purnell 2019

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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Macintyre, Ben

Summary: Recounts the story of the six double agents--Bronx, Brutus, Treasure, Tricycle, Garbo, and a shadowy sixth spy whose heroic sacrifice is revealed here for the first time--who would weave a web of deception so intricate that it ensnared Hitler's army and helped to carry thousands of troops across the Channel in safety on 6 June 1944, D-Day.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2012

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2010

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Takei

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

Kix, Paul

Summary: "A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned the dark arts of anarchy and combat--cracking safes and planting bombs and killing with his bare hands--from the officers of Special...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940 KIX 2017

Kershaw, Alex.

Summary: "The best-selling author of The Liberator brings to life the incredible true story of an American doctor in Paris, and his heroic espionage efforts during the Second World War. The leafy Avenue de Foch, one of the most exclusive residential streets in Nazi-occupied France, was Paris's hotbed of daring spies, murderous secret police, amoral informers, and Vichy collaborators. So when American...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Abbott, Karen

Summary: "The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.785 Abbott

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.

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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

Summary: When America enters WWII in 1941, swing becomes a symbol of democracy and entertainers like Dave Brubeck, Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw take their music to the armed forces overseas. In Nazi-occupied Europe, gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt blends jazz with his own musical traditions. In New York Billie Holiday is unofficial queen despite a growing addiction to narcotics. Duke Ellington, assisted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Sheinkin, Steve.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 623.451 Shein

Summary: Based on real events, this is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife Fani and children that keep his spirit alive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Griffin, W. E. B.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Griff

Macintyre, Ben

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2007

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

Summary: Sixteen German paratroopers are dropped on the coast of England with orders to bring Churchill back to Hitler.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Eagle

Larson, Erik

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Belfoure, Charles

Summary: A Parisian architect is paid handsomely to devise secret hiding spaces for Jews in his Nazi-occupied country but struggles with risking his life for a cause he is ambivalent towards, until a personal failure brings home their suffering.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Belfoure

Mulley, Clare

Summary: "Despite Hitler's dictates on women's place being in the home, two fiercely defiant female pilots were awarded the Iron Cross during the Second World War. Other than this unique distinction and a passion for flying that bordered on addiction, these women could not have been less alike. One was Aryan Nazi poster-girl Hanna Reitsch, an unsurpassed pilot, who is now best-known for being the last...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5449 Mulley

Furst, Alan

Summary: "Alan Furst goes to war: Occupied Paris for the first time since Red Gold (1999 pub), Furst has set this novel during the war itself, instead of on the eve of the war. Members of the French Resistance network young and old, aristocrats and schoolteachers, defiant heroes and ordinary people all engaged in clandestine actions in the cause of freedom. From the secret hotels and Nazi-infested...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Furst

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD DUNKIRK

Hoose, Phillip M.

Summary: "The true story of a group of boy resistance fighters in Denmark after the Nazi invasion"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 940.534 Hoose