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Summary: "What happened at Dunkirk in May 1940 must rank as one of the greatest maritime evacuations in history. A third of a million British soldiers were facing annihilation but just days later the majority had been rescued and Churchill had delivered his most famous speech. Vowing never to surrender. This gripping drama/documentary from the BBC offices a unique perspective and a true understanding of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DUN RATED NOT RATED

Korda, Michael

Summary: "Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War II and the great events that led to Dunkirk. In an absorbing work peopled with world leaders, generals, and ordinary citizens who fought on both sides of World War II, Alone brings to resounding life perhaps the most critical year of twentieth-century history. For, indeed, May 1940 was a month...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2017

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 KOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 KOR

1 hold on 8 copies

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DUN RATED PG-13

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Dunkirk 2017

Summary: Witnesses the tactical errors and fatal miscalculations of the Axis powers.

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 WOR

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Thoene, Bodie

Summary: AP journalist Josephine must undertake a dangerous journey back into the borders of the Reich in order to save a child's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Thoene

Summary: Archaeologists recover remains of ships and planes lost during World War II's Dunkirk operation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service. 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Gr

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

Gallico, Paul

Summary: Against the backdrop of World War II, friendship develops between a lonely crippled painter and a village girl, when together they minister to an injured snow goose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. A. Knopf 1963

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAL

Lord, Walter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Press 1982

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 LOR

McEwan, Ian.

Summary: In the summer of 1935, 13-year-old Briony Tallis wildly misinterprets the relationship between her sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner, childhood friends home from Cambridge. So when her young cousin is assaulted, Briony gives in to her hyperactive imagination and blames the atrocity on Robbie. It is a terrible decision that alters lives and fills Briony with an everlasting sense of guilt.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2002

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

Hornfischer, James D.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 Hor

Hornfischer, James D.

Summary: Draws on interviews with veterans and primary sources to present a narrative account of the pivotal World War II campaign, chronicling the three-month effort to gain control of Guadalcanal as a battle that taught the U.S. Navy and Marines new approaches to warfare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 HOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Layton, Edwin T.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5426 LAY

Humbert, Agnès.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5344 HUM

Borden, Louise.

Summary: A young English girl and her father take their sturdy fishing boat and join the scores of other civilian vessels crossing the English Channel in a daring attempt to rescue Allied and British troops trapped by Nazi soldiers at Dunkirk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 1997

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Boesch, Paul

Summary: The Battle of Huertgen Forest was one of the bloodiest engagements of the Second World War. Fought between American and German forces between 19th September to 16th December it was the longest single battle the U.S. Army has ever fought. During those three months six American Infantry Divisions — the 1st, 4th, 8th, 9th, 28th and 83rd — and part of the 5th Armored Division fought against the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gulf Publishing Company 1962

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

Guéhenno, Jean

Summary: "Jean Guéhenno's Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1945 is the most oft-quoted piece of testimony on life in occupied France. A sharply observed record of day-to-day life under Nazi rule in Paris and a bitter commentary on literary life in those years, it has also been called "a remarkable essay on courage and cowardice" (Caroline Moorehead, Wall Street Journal). Here, David Ball provides not only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford Univ Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 GUE

Wukovits, John F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NAL Caliber 2006

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

Nelson, James Carl.

Summary: A compelling tale of battle rooted in one man's search for his grandfather's legacy, this work follows the members of Company D, 28th Infantry Regiment, United States First Division, from enlistment to combat to the effort to recover their remains, focusing on three major battles during World War I.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 NELSON, JOHN NEL

Burgett, Donald R. (Donald Robert)

Summary: In December 1944, Hitler launched a desperate massive counterstrike at the Allies, with thirty-eight German divisions slamming through American lines. Then the 101st Airborne was thrown into the fight. Fresh from seventy-two brutal days of combat in Holland, with little food and ammunition, the Screaming Eagles struck back-and stunned the German forces. Then the real battle for the town of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5421 BUR

Burgett, Donald R. (Donald Robert)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Presidio Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 BUR

Sledge, E.B

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Summary: A former member of the First Marine Division gives a front line description of two World War II Pacific campaigns.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Presidio Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5426 SLE

Kleiss, N. Jack

Summary: 75 years ago, one daring American pilot may have changed the course of history when he struck and sank two Japanese carriers at the Battle of Midway. Now, legendary dive-bomber "Dusty" Kleiss shares his unforgettable eyewitness account of America's greatest naval victory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KLEISS, N. JACK KLE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 KLE