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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 940.5318 ORE

Summary: In an experimental government center for troubled Vietnam veterans, the inmates run the asylum. One works on an adaptation of Shakespeare ... for dogs. Another fancies himself a caped superhero. Still others masquerade as frogmen, nurses, nuns, pirates, doctors. Yet Colonel Hudson Kane, the psychiatrist in charge, eyes all with a stoic reserve. Maybe too stoic: there's a mystery here. And its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NIN

Kitfield, James

Summary: "When U.S. troops withdrew from Afghanistan at the end of 2014, it signaled the end of the longest conflict in the nation's history. Yet we are still at war--no longer with other states, but with a host of new enemies, from nihilistic terrorists and narco-traffickers to transnational criminal cartels, lone wolf assassins, and modern-day pirates. Standing against these foes is a tight-knit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 KIT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 KIT

Proser, Jim

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "When General James Mattis took command of the First Division in 2000, he took for their motto a paraphrase of Roman general Lucius Cornelius Sulla: "No better friend, no worse enemy." In 2003, General James N. Mattis shared a "Message to All Hands," to his soldiers. He shared with them the importance of the mission, the goal to act with honor, and ended with the motto he brought to his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2018

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Haley, James L.

Summary: "Commander Bliven Putnam faces the biggest military conflict between the United States and Britain since the Revolution in this high seas adventure by award-winning historian James L. Haley. At the onset of the War of 1812, the British control the most powerful navy on earth and, to keep up their numbers, they are forcing helpless American traders into service against their own flag. In the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Stuart, V. A.

Summary: The Crimean War is at its peak as the winter of 1854 sets in, and Commander Phillip Hazard of the 31-gun, steam-screw frigate Trojan is sent to bring troop reinforcements from Constantinople to Eupatoria. On the way, he must handle an overbearing young nobleman with a taste for blood and the pitiless power of a raging storm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Stuart, V. A.

Summary: With the Sepoy Mutiny still threatening British lives in India, Commander Phillip Hazard volunteers to accompany a special army force to rescue the besieged British garrison at Ghorabad. Hazard and the men of the Shannon's Naval Brigade are put under the command of Colonel Cockayne, a cavalry officer whose own wife and daughter are among those caught in the siege.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Summary: A squad of American soldiers, led by Captain Miller, go behind enemy lines to save a missing paratrooper. Includes featurettes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Pictures 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SAV

Deutermann, Peter T.

Summary: "A Navy destroyer commander navigates hostile seas and ferocious battles in this dramatic World War II thriller set in the South Pacific"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC DEU

Deutermann, Peter T.

Summary: "In The Commodore, the Navy in 1942-1943 is fighting a losing battle against Japan for control of the Solomon Islands. Vice Admiral William "Bull" Halsey is tasked to change the course of the war. Halsey, a maverick, goes on the offensive and appoints a host of new destroyer commanders, including a wild-card named Harmon Wolf. An American Indian from a Minnesota reservation, Wolf has never fit...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION DEU

Stuart, V. A.

Summary: 1857: war is raging in China and from India comes the alarming news of a sepoy mutiny which threatens thousands of British lives in the Bengal Presidency. This is especially alarming news to Commander Phillip Horatio Hazard, for two of his sisters are in India. Anxious for their safety, as well as that of his fellow countrymen, Hazard boards the HMS Shannon, bound for Calcutta. Closely based on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Stuart, V. A.

Summary: The Crimean War rages on, and determined to break the stalemate, the British decide to send a spy into Odessa. And who better for this perilous mission than Captain Phillip Hazard, newly promoted to command of the steam-powered Huntress and fluent in Russian? Hazard bravely takes on the task, but saddled with a surly first lieutenant whose previous captain died mysteriously and with his crew...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Gray, Shelley Shepard

Summary: "Robert Truax, former Second Lieutenant and Confederate officer in the Civil War, came to Galveston, Texas, after the war to fulfill his promise to a dying comrade to look after his widow. He didn't expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRA

Summary: Rickover built the world's first commercial nuclear power plant at Shippingport, PA. Rickover's achievements made him into a national celebrity, and he appeared on the cover of Time magazine. Many questioned Rickover's goal of an all nuclear navy, and others questioned his creation of a technocratic elite, his own navy within the Navy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RIC

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...

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 958.104 LUT

Stuart, V. A.

Summary: To break the stalemate in the Crimea, the British must search for unlikely help among the self-reliant mountain people of Circassia. Commander Phillip Hazard of HMS Huntress is dispatched with a select handful of his crew to seek out the guerrilla leader Serfir Pasha and win him over as an ally.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Summary: This program focuses on General Stilicho, who, as guardian of the young Emperor Honorius, became the de facto commander-in-chief of the Roman armies in the West.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: When cold, upper-crust Basil Barrow takes command of an army regiment, replacing a warmer "up-from-the-ranks" colonel, the stage is set for a clash of the titans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TUN

Dawson, Delilah S.

Summary: After devastating losses at the hands of the First Order, General Leia Organa has dispatched her agents across the galaxy in search of allies, sanctuary, and firepower--and her top spy, Vi Moradi, may have just found all three, on a secluded world at the galaxy's edge. A planet of lush forests, precarious mountains, and towering, petrified trees, Batuu is on the furthest possible frontier of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2019

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Fairweather, Jack

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Summary: The incredible true story of a Polish resistance fighter's infiltration of Auschwitz to sabotage the camp from within, and his death-defying attempt to warn the Allies about the Nazis' plans for a "Final Solution" before it was too late. To uncover the fate of the thousands being interred at a mysterious Nazi camp on the border of the Reich, a thirty-nine-year-old Polish resistance fighter...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2019

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

Mankell, Henning

Summary: "A novel in which Kurt Wallander becomes involved in the case of the disappearance of a retired naval officer--who is Wallander's daughter Linda's future father-in-law--which leads him into a story of Cold War espionage. Wallander also confronts his own age and mortality, while welcoming his first granddaughter"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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Summary: Heading for Peace continues the biography of T. E. Lawrence from the year 1917 as he and the Arabs continue to attack and undermine the Turks. Upon Turkish surrender, the Balfour Declaration paves the way for a Jewish homeland in Palestine and Lawrence leads the Arabs in an allied race for the city. But soon after, British duplicity is exposed. Now a celebrated figure to the British public,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2003

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Aaron, Rachel

Summary: Rosalie Dumarque defies her wealthy family to join the last defense of humanity at Wall Rose, where her leadership and her sword skills will be tested by her fellow officers and man-eating giants both.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC AAR

Deutermann, Peter T.

Summary: "Spring 1945, the Japanese fleet is virtually destroyed and they react by dispatching suicide bombers against the Allied fleet surrounding Okinawa. One destroyer, the USS Malloy, faces an even more pressing issue when Executive Officer Connie Miles realizes the ship's much-admired Captain Pudge Tallmadge is losing his mind under the relentless pressure of the attacks"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC DEU