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Audoin-Rouzeau, Stéphane.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.344 AUD

Milton, Giles

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Summary: "Six gentlemen, one goal: the destruction of Hitler's war machine. In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage. The guerrilla campaign that followed was every bit as extraordinary as the six men who directed it. One of them, Cecil Clarke, was a maverick engineer who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 MIL

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

Jarausch, Konrad Hugo.

Summary: "A sweeping history of twentieth-century Europe, Out of Ashes tells the story of an era of unparalleled violence and barbarity yet also of humanity, prosperity, and promise. Konrad Jarausch describes how the European nations emerged from the nineteenth century with high hopes for continued material progress and proud of their imperial command over the globe, only to become embroiled in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5 JAR

Arnoux, Alexandra d'.

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Publisher / Publication Date: C. Potter 2000

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 909 D'Arn

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Peiss, Kathy Lee

Summary: "Information Hunters examines the unprecedented American effort to acquire foreign publications and information in World War II Europe. An unlikely band of librarians, scholars, soldiers, and spies went to Europe to collect books and documents to aid the Allies' cause. They travelled to neutral cities to find enemy publications for intelligence analysis and followed advancing armies to capture...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2020

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Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "The previously untold story of a little-known WWII Allied division whose mission was to track down European art and treasures that had been looted by the Nazis at Hitler's command"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 EDS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: 940.531 EDS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 EDS

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 Edsel 2010

Applebaum, Anne

Summary: Discusses the creation of the Communist regimes that took hold in Eastern Europe at the end of World War II and describes what daily life was like in these countries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 APP

Kirkpatrick, Sidney.

Summary: Tells the riveting true story of how an American college professor turned Army sleuth recovered cherished symbols of Hitler's Thousand-Year Reich before they could become a rallying point in the creation of a Fourth and equally unholy Reich.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 KIR

Carroll, James

Summary: "David Warburg, newly minted director of the U.S. War Refugee Board, arrives in Rome at war's end, determined to bring aid to the destitute European Jews streaming into the city. Marguerite d'Erasmo, a French-Italian Red Cross worker with a shadowed past, is initially Warburg's guide to a complicated Rome; while a charismatic young American Catholic priest, Monsignor Kevin Deane, seems equally...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Edsel, Robert M.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Laurel Pub. 2006

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709.043 EDS

Ambinder, Marc

Summary: The incredible story of the 1983 war game that triggered a tense, brittle period of nuclear brinkmanship between the United States and the former Soviet Union.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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

Kershaw, Ian

Summary: The final chapter in the Penguin History of Europe series from the acclaimed scholar and author of To Hell and Back. After the overwhelming horrors of the first half of the twentieth century, described by Ian Kershaw in his previous book as being 'to Hell and back,' the years from 1950 to 2017 brought peace and relative prosperity to most of Europe. Enormous economic improvements transformed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.55 KER

Summary: A collection of writings by the world's foremost military historians shed new light on the causes, events, campaigns, personalities, and repercussions of World War I, including essays by such authors as Thomas Fleming, Robert Wohl, and Sir Michael Howard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

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

Eisen, Norman L.

Summary: When Eisen moved into the US ambassador's residence in Prague, he was startled to discover swastikas hidden beneath the furniture. As he unspooled the twisting, captivating tale of some of the remarkable people who had called this palace home, he began to chronicle the upheavals that transformed the continent over the past century. He introduces us to optimistic Jewish financial baron, Otto...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown, an imprint of Crown Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.71 EIS

Olson, Lynne

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Summary: "When the Nazi Blitzkrieg subjugated Europe in World War II, London became the safe haven for the leaders of seven occupied countries--France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Norway, Czechoslovakia and Poland--who fled there to avoid imprisonment and set up governments in exile to commandeer their resistance efforts. The lone hold-out against Hitler's offensive, Britain became a beacon of hope to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 OLS

Summary: Examines the history of modern youth culture and the evolution of the idea of the "teenager", from the late 19th century to the beginning of the post-War period. Consists of archival film footage, diary entries, and dramatic recreations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Dwork, Deborah.

Summary: Discusses the legal and illegal ways that millions of Jews managed to leave Germany, the challenges they faced, and the diversity of the refugee experience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 DWO

Summary: A novel is a "map of contradictions," says German-Austrian writer Daniel Kehlmann-an arena of clashing viewpoints, each with its own persuasive logic. This program presents an interview with Kehlmann in which he discusses his literary goals and his search for fertile soil in the dichotomous history of Western Europe. Specific topics include personal freedom, cultural and religious tolerance,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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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

Corning Museum of Glass

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Museum 1981

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 748.2913 SPI

Cadbury, Deborah

Summary: An exploration of Queen Victoria's matchmaking exploits details how she used her grandchildren to further the influence of the British Empire, despite their own plans and the turmoil that rocked Europe starting in the nineteenth century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: The war in Iraq is not the first time that the U.S. has been at loggerheads with its mercurial ally France. This program presents a vivid account of an earlier troubled phase in Franco-American relations: the critical years from 1961 to 1969. Drawing on recently declassified archival materials as well as on eyewitness accounts from the advisors, colleagues, and ministers of Charles de Gaulle,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Dobbs, Michael

Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 DOB

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