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Darack, Ed

Summary: A riveting account of how a battalion of Marines faced off against the most brutal of Al Qaeda at its most desperate and vicious moment--and how the Marines decisively crushed the terrorists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo 2019

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Willink, Jocko.

Summary: Jocko Willink and Leif Babin served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated Special Operations unit from the war in Iraq. Through difficult months of sustained combat, Jocko, Leif and their SEAL brothers learned that leadership -- at every level -- is the most important thing on the battlefield. They started Echelon Front to teach these same leadership principles to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.3 WIL

Summary: Documentary in three parts. Offers a series of intimate, passionately-felt portraits: A fatherless 11-year-old is apprenticed to the domineering owner of a Baghdad garage; Sadr followers in two Shiite cities rally for regional elections while enforcing Islamic law at the point of a gun; a family of Kurdish farmers welcomes the U.S. presence, which has allowed them a measure of freedom...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Typecast Releasing 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.704 DVD Iraq 2007

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IRA

Finkel, David

Summary: In the tradition of "Black Hawk Down," The Good Soldiers takes an unforgettable look at the heroes and the ruined soldiers fighting in the Iraq War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 FIN

Finkel, David

Summary: In the tradition of "Black Hawk Down," The Good Soldiers takes an unforgettable look at the heroes and the ruined soldiers fighting in the Iraq War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 FIN

Finkel, David

Summary: In January 2007, President George W. Bush announced "the surge" as the newest plan for winning the Iraq war. But the strategy's true story remained unknown to many Americans--until now.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956.7044 FIN

Smith, Amber (Amber Lane)

Summary: A memoir of active combat by an elite female helicopter pilot stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan describes her division's high-risk battles and how they were challenged to perform under extreme duress, and shares insights into her experiences as a woman in a male-dominated unit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, AMBER SMI

Aronson, Marc

Summary: "The incredible true story of the twelve boys trapped with their coach in a flooded cave in Thailand and their inspiring rescue"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books For Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.52 ARO

Summary: In the wake of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre of Israeli athletes, five lethal experts are assembled by the Israeli intelligence agency to execute eleven known terrorists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Platinum Disc 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Sword 2003

Summary: Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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

Punch, Terrence M.

Summary: Erin's Sons not only sheds light on many of the Irish immigrants who resided in Atlantic Canada between 1761 and 1853 but also provides an invaluable tool for U.S. researchers, since many New England Irish families can trace their ancestry through Atlantic Canada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 2008

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4 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Punch VOL. I
Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Punch VOL. II
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Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Punch VOL. IV

Wooten, Terry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wordsmith Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 WOO
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 811.54 WOO

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 811 Wooten

Summary: A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD THA

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

Woodward, Bill.

Summary: History of lumbermen and lumbering operations during the 1800s, and on Civilian Conservation Corps activities from 1933 to 1942, in the northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodward & Woodward Publishing 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 WOO
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 977.4 WOO

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI 977.4 Woodward 2017

Summary: Takes the viewer behind the walls of government, as CIA, Pentagon and foreign service experts speak out detailing the lies, misstatements and exaggerations that served as the reasons for fighting a "preemptive" war against Iraq that wasn't necessary. Includes interviews with more than 20 experts in opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2004

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

Summary: "In his epic and engaging documentary of life in Baghdad before and after the 2003 US invasion, Iraqi filmmaker Abbas Fahdel acquaints us with a moving portrait of his own family and friends as they struggle in the advent and the uncertain aftermath of war. Displaying courage, grace and even humor after decades of deprivation through conflict, international sanctions, and totalitarian...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Simons, Suzanne.

Summary: The name Blackwater, the world's largest private military contractor, became infamous early in the Iraq War, when four of its men were murdered by a mob in Fallujah and hung from a bridge. Since then, Blackwater has expanded dramatically; its men have been involved in scandals, including a shooting spree in Iraq that caused the Iraqi government to blacklist the company. As author Suzanne Simons...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 PRINCE, ERIK SIM

Wright, Lawrence

Summary: With his hallmark insight into the forces at play in the Middle East and his acclaimed journalistic skill, Lawrence Wright takes us through each of the thirteen days of the Camp David conference, delving deeply into the issues and enmities between the two nations, explaining the relevant background to the conflict and to all the major participants at the conference, from the three heads of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WRI

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Summary: The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2009

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD TAK

Hempstead, Andrew

Summary: Travel writer and Canada expert Andrew Hempstead offers unique insight into this historic corner of the North American coast, from swimming in the warm waters of Northumberland Strait to exploring bustling downtown Moncton and its lively nightclubs. Hempstead includes unique trip strategies that connect with travelers’ specific interests, such as Rugged Atlantic Canada—an outdoors-oriented...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel 2015

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Rhyno, Darcy Keith

Summary: "Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick come alive--quickly, enjoyably, and affordably--with an EasyGuide from the most trusted name in travel,"--page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: FrommerMedia LLC 2016

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Summary: Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Summary: Examines moments that altered the course of history and shaped the modern world. Gives a comprehensive account of the famed leaders and brilliant military tactics that changed history. Visit locations around the world to examine what is known of these legendary encounters. Witness recreations of the crucial battles of Rome and beyond - from Cannae to Marathon to Thermopylae - and follow some of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2006

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

Trudel, Marcel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hurtubise HMH 1983

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.371 TRU