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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...

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

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Peterson, Scott.

Summary: "As a foreign correspondent, Scott Peterson witnessed firsthand Somalia's descent into war and its battle against US troops, the spiritual degeneration of Sudan's Holy War, and one of the most horrific events of the last half century: the genocide in Rwanda. In Me Against My Brother, he brings these events together for the first time to record a collapse that has had an impact far beyond...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 960.329 PET

Preston, Paul

Summary: Describes the atrocities committed during the reign of General Francisco Franco, who executed tens of thousands of "non-persons" and abused women and children under a belief system comprised of eugenics, terror, domination, and mind control.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 946.08 PRE

Summary: The story of the incredible efforts made by British cameramen to film and document the unbelievable atrocities the Allies encountered during the Liberation of the German Concentration camps in 1945 at the end of World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NIG

Crippa, Luca

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Summary: "Wilhelm Brasse: "I looked death in the eyes. I did it fifty thousand times..." When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, photographer Wilhelm Brasse was sent to Auschwitz. His inability to condone the Third Reich and swear allegiance to Hitler landed him at one of the deadliest concentration camps of WWII. There, he was forced to record the camp's atrocities. From 1940-1945, Brasse took more than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Eid, Kassem

Summary: Kassem Eid survived arrest in al-Assad's regime, a chemical weapons attack that shocked the world, and the siege of a city where he fought with the Syrian rebel army. This is his story--a unique and powerfully moving testimony for our times, with a foreword by Janine di Giovanni. On August 21, 2013, Kassem Eid nearly died in a sarin gas attack in the town of Moadamiya. At least 1,500 people...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2018

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

Fairweather, Jack

Summary: "Occupied Warsaw, Summer 1940: Witold Pilecki, a Polish underground operative, accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands interned at a new concentration camp, report on Nazi crimes, raise a secret army, and stage an uprising. The name of the camp -- Auschwitz. Over the next two and half years, and under the cruelest of conditions, Pilecki's underground sabotaged facilities,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 PIL

Summary: A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. With deeply personal access, this is the story of a brave group of citizen journalists as they face the realities of life undercover, on the run, and in exile, risking their lives to stand up against one of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Broad Green Pictures 2017

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CIT

Summary: The story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg's friendship with a Cambodian interpreter, Dith Pran, during the time of the 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: A family that survives the political anti-communist genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished from view. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting in one of the century's most important trials--one that cemented the Holocaust in the public imagination. THE NAZI...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 364.151 BAS

Correa, Armando Lucas

Summary: "An unforgettable family saga exploring a hidden piece of World War II history and the lengths a mother will go to protect her children"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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

Summary: Follows the personal journeys of three former "comfort women" who were among 200,000 girls and young women kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Benaron, Naomi

Summary: Rwandan runner Jean Patrick Nkuba dreams of winning an Olympic gold medal and uniting his ethnically divided country, only to be driven from everyone he loves when the violence starts, after which he must find a way back to a better life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BEN

Marwell, David George

Summary: "A gripping account of the infamous Nazi doctor, from a former Justice Department official tasked with uncovering his fate. One of the most notorious war criminals of all time, Dr. Josef Mengele has come to symbolize both the evil of the Nazi regime and the failure of justice in the postwar world. Drawing on new scholarship and sources, historian David G. Marwell examines Mengele's life and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MENGELE, JOSEF MAR

Summary: Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. Otto Frank and his family have decided to go into hiding due to the increasing persecutions against Jews. Businessman Kraler and his assistant Miep prepare a hiding place in the attic rooms above their place of business. They arrange for the Frank and Van Daan families to stay there. Later on, they are joined by the dentist Dussel. Anne Frank is Otto's 13-year-old...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: In this courtroom thriller, Chicago attorney Ann Talbot (Jessica Lange) agrees to defend her Hungarian immigrant father Mike Laszlo (Armin Mueller-Stahl) against accusations of heinous war crimes committed 50 years earlier. As the trial unfolds, Ann probes for evidence that will not only establish his innocence but also lay to rest her own agonizing doubts about his past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY MUS

Summary: The program traces how decisions made in Washington, D.C. in the immediate aftermath of September 11th led to a robust interrogation policy that laid the groundwork for prisoner abuse in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, and Iraq. The program provides the context for understanding how the rules were confused, how lines of authority were blurred, and what happens when the authorization of "coercive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Video 2005

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

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: Recounts how, sixteen years after the end of World War II, a team of undercover Israeli agents captured the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, in a remote area of Argentina and brought him to trial in Israel for crimes committed during the Holocaust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.151 BAS

Dwyer, Johnny.

Summary: Tells the story of "Chucky" Taylor, a young American who lost his soul in Liberia, the country where his African father was a ruthless warlord and dictator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 966.8 DWY

Summary: A series of five historical films about human courage, heroism, and triumph among the deepest of adversity during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 TOR

Drakulić, Slavenka

Summary: "Slavenka Drakulic confronts one of recent history's most difficult and important subjects in her new book, They Would Never Hurt a Fly. An examination of the war criminals being prosecuted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, the book shows Drakulic at her most incisive as she seeks to understand the people behind the horrific crimes committed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2004

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Hanley, Charles J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9042 HAN

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