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Summary: Documents the stories of American men and women who heeded the call for military service in Afghanistan and Iraq and the challenges they faced upon their return home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRO

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Based on journalist Kim Barker's memoir "The Taliban shuffle: strange days in Afghanistan and Pakistan", which details her years as a reporter in Pakistan and Afghanistan beginning in 2002.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY WHI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE WHI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Whiskey 2016

Ackerman, Elliot.

Summary: An Afghani orphan loses everything when his village is attacked by militants and must join a U.S.-funded militia to try to save his injured brother, who fell victim to a marketplace bomb.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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Spradlin, Michael P.

Summary: When his helicopter crashes in Kunar Province in Afghanistan, Lieutenant Jamal Jenkins is cut off from the forward base where the rest of his pararescue team is under fire--injured and captured by the Taliban Jenkins struggles to survive while the rest of his team sets out to find and rescue him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SPR

Best, Mat

Summary: "Mat Best may be the only man alive known for both crazy-intense military ops and crazy-funny YouTube videos. In Freedom On!, he uses the gallows humor and ribald sensibility that earned him over a million Facebook followers to tell his personal story of military service and the bumpy transition to civilian life and successful entrepreneurship. Beginning as a teenager in a military family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BEST, MAT BES

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Afghanistan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LOO

Summary: For years, Miles Lagoze served in Afghanistan as a Combat Camera, shooting footage and editing videos for Marine Corps recruiting purposes. In this devastating film, Lagoze assembles his own footage and that of his fellow combat cameramen into a never-before-seen look at the daily life of Marines from the ultimate insider's point of view.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC COM

Summary: Afghanistan, immediately post-9/11. Small teams of Green Berets arrive on a series of secret missions to overthrow the Taliban. What happens next is equal parts war origin story and cautionary tale, illuminating the nature and impact of fifteen years of constant combat, with unprecedented access to U.S. Special Forces.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LEG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LEG

Summary: A film that investigates new and controversial techniques and methods for treating PTSD but more than that, it is a look into the lives of veterans in America today. It is an authentic portrayal of veterans today in America and their bitter combat to overcome drug addiction, criminal issues, and their individual struggles with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Through investigation and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MIL

Summary: Marred by an over-reliance on stock footage, this documentary attempts to link the United States insatiable appetite for oil as the chief trigger of the war in Iraq. After making some frightening if familiar points about increasing oil consumption and diminishing reserves is unfortunately veers off into discussions of radioactive depleted uranium rounds in Afghanistan, the privatization of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Free-Will Productions 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OIL

Carpenter, Kyle

Summary: November 21, 2010. U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter was posted atop a building in violent Helmand Province, Afghanistan, when an enemy grenade skittered toward him and fellow Marine Nick Eufrazio. Without hesitation, Carpenter jumped on the grenade, saving Eufrazio but sacrificing himself. Severely wounded, it took dozens of surgeries and almost three years to reconstruct his body--...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAR

Luttrell, Marcus.

Summary: On a clear night in June 2005, four Navy SEALs left their Afghanistan base for the Pakistani border on a mission to capture or kill a notorious al Qaeda leader. This is the story of fire team leader Marcus Luttrell and that desperate battle in the mountains. It is the story of the teammates who fought ferociously beside him until he was the last one left. And it is the story of how, badly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 958.104 LUT

Farwell, Matt

Summary: "The explosive narrative of the life, captivity, and trial of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who was abducted by the Taliban and whose story has served as a symbol for America's foundering war in Afghanistan"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BERGDAHL, BOWE FAR

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Kaleb has always looked up to his older stepbrother, Luke, in snowboarding and everything else, so when Luke is wounded in Afghanistan Kaleb is devastated--and to honor his brother he is set on competing on the difficult slopestyle course.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2015

Mills, Travis

Summary: "Retired U.S. Army staff sergeant Travis Mills, one of only five soldiers from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to survive a quadruple amputation, shares the story of his remarkable recovery"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 MILLS, TRAVIS MIL

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