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Vogel, Steve

Summary: The author presents the astonishing true story of the Berlin Tunnel, one of the West's greatest espionage operations of the Cold War--and the dangerous Soviet mole who betrayed it. The astonishing true story of the Berlin Tunnel, one of the West's greatest espionage operations of the Cold War--and the dangerous Soviet mole who betrayed it. Its code name was "Operation Gold," a wildly audacious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2019

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Summary: Story of a doctor touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Lutes, Jason

Summary: "The third and final act of Jason Lutes's historical fiction about the Weimar Republic begins with Hitler arriving in Berlin. With the National Socialist party now controlling Parliament, the citizenry becomes even more divided. Lutes steps back from the larger political upheaval, using the intertwining lives of a small group of Germans to zero in on the rise of fascism and how swiftly it can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LUT

Jacobsen, Annie.

Summary: Details how the U.S. government embarked on a covert operation to recruit and employ Nazi scientists in the years following World War II in an effort to prevent their knowledge and expertise from falling into the hands of the Soviet Union.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Co 2013

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Roth, Joseph

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 ROT

Seiple, Samantha

Summary: "In Nazi Saboteurs, Samantha Seiple brings readers into the high-stakes world of Hitler's most trusted team of saboteurs as the eight men are hand-selected by top Nazi officials to be trained in spycraft and sabotage. With black-and-white photos and fast-paced storytelling, readers follow the men to the coasts of New York and Florida, where they work to establish secret identities for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Lutes, Jason

Summary: "Berlin is an intricate look at the fall of the Weimar Republic through the eyes of its citizens--Marthe Müller, a young woman escaping the memory of a brother killed in World War I, Kurt Severing, an idealistic journalist losing faith in the printed word as fascism and extremism take hold; the Brauns, a family torn apart by poverty and politics. Lutes weaves these characters' lives into the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LUT

Gratz, Alan

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Summary: It is 1943, and thirteen-year-old Michael O'Shaunessey, son of the Irish ambassador to Nazi Germany in Berlin, is also a spy for the British Secret Service, so he has joined the Hitler Youth, and pretending that he agrees with their violence and book-burning is hard enough--but when he is asked to find out more about "Projekt 1065" both his and his parents' lives get a lot more dangerous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Gratz 2016

Meyer, Michael

Summary: Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, many still believe it was the words of President Ronald Reagan, Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! that brought the Cold War to an end. Meyer disagrees, and in this compelling account, explains why.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.0009 MEY

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After he accidentally injures a teammate during relay race practice, thirteen-year-old Nate and his cousin Rachel travel back in time to meet Jesse Owens, and get a chance to see him run in the 1936 Olympics--and almost lose the Sports Illustrated magazine that is their ticket back to the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

Duffy, Peter

Summary: An account of a virtually unknown pre-World War II counterespionage operation describes how naturalized German-American agent William G. Sebold became the FBI's first double agent and was a pivotal figure in the arrests of 33 enemy agents for the Nazis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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

Summary: Pat McMann Gilchrist was a 22 year old college graduate, who signed with the War Department to go to Germany, as a civilian, to work for the U.S. Military Government in Berlin, It was only a few months after World War II had ended and one=fourth of the city of Berlin had been destroyed. She flew over in a C-54, along with 2 other planeloads of girls going over to help set up the military offices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Xlibris Corp 2013

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Gilchrist 2013

Gerolymatos, André.

Summary: Provides an account of the history of covert operations in the Middle East, looking at how the United States and other Western powers have tried to establish control over the region's resources and commerce, while at the same time working to prevent the spread of communism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1241 GER

Loftis, Larry.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 POPOV, DUSKO LOF

Summary: pt.1. After being commissioned by the 1936 Olympic Committee to create a feature film of the Berlin Olympics, Riefenstahl shot a documentary that celebrates the human body by combining the poetry of bodies in motion with close-ups of athletes in the heat of competition. Includes the marathon, men's diving, and American track star Jesse Owen's sprint races at the 1936 Olympic games. The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2006

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

Loftis, Larry.

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Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

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Loftis, Larry

Summary: On a cool August evening in 1941, a Serbian playboy created a stir at Casino Estoril in Portugal by throwing down an outrageously large baccarat bet to humiliate his opponent. The Serbian was a British double agent, and the money―which he had just stolen from the Germans―belonged to the British. From the sideline, watching with intent interest was none other than Ian Fleming… The Serbian was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 POPOV, DUSKO LOF

Summary: For biographer Michael Holroyd, playwright George Bernard Shaw is practically an alter ego. Using archival footage and Holroyd's painstaking detective work, this intriguing program questions the extent to which Shaw's life and art fed upon each other, addressing issues including the effects of the triangle between his father, his mother, and Vandeleur Lee on his plays, as seen in Misalliance...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Findlay, Jean.

Summary: "The thrilling first-ever biography of Proust translator C.K. Scott Moncrieff, penned by his great-great-niece. 'And suddenly the memory returns. The taste was that of the little crumb of madeleine which on Sunday mornings at Combray (because on those mornings I did not go out before church-time), when I went to say good day to her in her bedroom, my aunt Léonie used to give me.' With these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONCRIEFF, C.K. SCOTT FIN

Guiet, Daniel (Daniel C.)

Summary: "The astonishing untold story of the author's father, the lone American on a 4-person SOE commando team dropped behind German lines in France, whose epic feats of irregular warfare proved vital in keeping Nazi tanks away from Normandy after D-Day"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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

Moorhouse, Roger.

Summary: Berlin was at the very center of the Second World War. Moorhouse uses diaries, memoirs, and interviews to provide a searing first-hand account of life, death, and chaos in the Nazi capital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 MOO

Blum, Howard.

Summary: Follows New York Police Inspector Tom Tunney, head of the department's Bomb Squad, as he hunts for German conspirators on American soil during World War I during a sabotage campaign that began in 1914 when the German ambassador to the U.S., Johann von Bernstoff, was instructed to develop an intelligence network to keep America out of WWI and prevent the shipment of supplies and war material to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4867 BLU

Sulick, Michael J.

Summary: Can you keep a secret? Maybe you can, but the United States government cannot. Since the birth of our country, nations large and small, from Russia and China to Ghana and Ecuador, have stolen the most precious secrets of the United States. Written by a former director of the CIA's clandestine service, this work presents a history of more than thirty espionage cases inside the United States....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Georgetown University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.12 SUL

Millman, Chad.

Summary: An account of the World War I bombing of Black Tom Island in New York Harbor describes the reticence of the president to prevent the attack, the German government's evasion of responsibility, and the efforts of lawyers to determine accountability.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 MIL