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Zuckoff, Mitchell.

Summary: In Nov. 1942 a U.S. cargo plane crashed into the Greenland ice cap, the B-17 sent on the search-and-rescue mission got caught in a storm and also crashed, miraculously all nine men aboard surrived. A second rescue operation was launched, but the plane, the Grumman Duck, flew into a storm and vanished. The survivors of the B-17 spent 148 days fighting to stay alive while waiting for rescue by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harpercollins 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5429 ZUC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 998.2 ZUK

Talty, Stephan

Summary: The untold story of the most important rescue mission not just of the Vietnam War, but the entire Cold War: one American aviator, who knew our most important secrets, crashed behind enemy lines and was sought by the entire North Vietnamese and Russian military machines. One Navy SEAL and his Vietnamese partner had to sneak past them all to save him. At the height of the Vietnam War, few...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 959.704 TAL

Hamilton, S.L.

Summary: This title introduces readers to the job of search and rescue. A short history of the profession is included, and various search and rescue jobs are examined such as air-sea, mountain, cave, flood, urban, wilderness, and canine. Education and training needed to become a search and rescue team member is covered, such as programs at the National Association for Search and Rescue and Community...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A & D Xtreme, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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Vincent, Lynn

Summary: Based on new primary sources and interviews with 108 survivors, Vincent and Vladic reveal the untold stories of the crew left adrift for five days in the Philippine Sea as they battled dehydration, sharks, insanity, and each other; the Army spy who shepherded the bomb aboard Indianapolis; the hidden history of the Top Secret ULTRA program that could have saved the ship; and the survivors'...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 940.54 VIN

Vincent, Lynn

Summary: "Based on years of original research and new reporting, two acclaimed authors deliver the riveting and emotionally wrenching full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history: the sinking of the USS Indianapolis during World War II--and the fifty-year fight to exonerate the captain after a wrongful court martial."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 VIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 VIN

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Melville, Wilma

Summary: "The incredible memoir of how Wilma Melville turned a band of shelter dogs into one of America's foremost disaster-response assets in catastrophes from 9/11 to Katrina "--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7 MEL

Summary: Join Hard Hat Harry and learn about the police and search and rescue. From their cars, motorcycles, helicopters, and boats, to the rescue dogs and everything in between. Find out what it's like to be a part of these heroic teams.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GT Media 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie All 2007

Summary: A squad of American soldiers, led by Captain Miller, go behind enemy lines to save a missing paratrooper. Includes featurettes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Pictures 2010

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Zuckoff, Mitchell.

Summary: Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff chronicles the untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea.

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 940.548 ZUC

Zuckoff, Mitchell.

Summary: Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff unleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 ZUC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.548 ZUC

Gorbachev, Valeri.

Summary: One of Mother Hen's little chicks is missing. Did they leave him in the house? Is he hiding in his bed, or under a bush? Mother Hen and the neighbors search high and low, but there's still no sign of the missing chick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GOR

Kava, Alex

Summary: "In the new edge-of-your-seat thriller from New York Times-bestselling author Alex Kava, Ryder Creed, his K-9 search-and-rescue dogs, and FBI agent Maggie O'Dell find themselves at the center of a dire and mysterious case. In Chicago, a young man jumps from his thirtieth-story hotel room; along the Missouri river, a hunter and his son stumble upon a lake whose surface is littered with snow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY KAV

Kava, Alex

Summary: "Ryder Creed and his K9 search-and-rescue dogs return in the second installment of an exciting new series, teaming up once more with FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell in their riskiest case yet. When Ryder Creed responds to a devastating mudslide in North Carolina, he knows that the difference between finding survivors and the dead is time. He and his sturdiest search-and-rescue dog, Bolo, get to work...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY KAV

Hegar, Mary Jennings

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "On June 29, 2009, Air National Guard major Mary Jennings "MJ" Hegar was shot down while on a Medevac mission on her third tour in Afghanistan. Despite being wounded, she fought the enemy and saved the lives of her crew and their patients. But soon she would face a new battle: to give women who serve on the front lines the credit they deserve. . . ,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEGAR, MARY JENNINGS HEG

Zajonc, Taylor

Summary: When several sailors are trapped in a sunken battleship, the Oliver family is called on to rescue them. But Samuel's father and uncle are too big to move in the sunken boat. So Samuel descends into the deep. Can Samuel find the sailors in the dangerous wreck and lead them to safety? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ZAJ

Freeman, Gregory A.

Summary: In 1944 the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped and sheltered for months by villagers behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia. Classified for over half a century for political reasons, the full account of Operation Halyard, a story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery, is now being told for the first time.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nal Caliber 2007

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

Spradlin, Michael P.

Summary: When his helicopter crashes in Kunar Province in Afghanistan, Lieutenant Jamal Jenkins is cut off from the forward base where the rest of his pararescue team is under fire--injured and captured by the Taliban Jenkins struggles to survive while the rest of his team sets out to find and rescue him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SPR

Freeman, Gregory A.

Summary: In 1944 the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped and sheltered for months by villagers behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia. Classified for over half a century for political reasons, the full account of Operation Halyard, a story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery, is now being told for the first time.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 940.54 FRE

Melville, Wilma

Summary: "The incredible memoir of how Wilma Melville turned a band of shelter dogs into one of America's foremost disaster-response assets in catastrophes from 9/11 to Katrina. Ana and Hunter were failed service dogs. Recon was left for dead on the train tracks.Cody was returned to the shelter seven times before he turned two. To most, these dogs were unadoptable. Unsalvageable. Irredeemable. To...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Holden, Henry M.

Summary: Describes five types of aircraft and how the U.S. Coast Guard uses them for rescue work and surveillance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 623.74 HOL

Peters, Stephanie True

Summary: "In Whistler, British Columbia, dogs can be found riding chairlifts, perched on skiers' shoulders, and even descending from helicopters--all in the race against time to save people caught in the path of an avalanche. Meet Henry, a lovable border collie, and the team of dogs and human partners he works with in the beautiful and sometimes dangerous mountains. Through the action-packed narrative,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 PET

Summary: An uncharted island. A slave colony. Armed warlords on guard. You're here on a desperate quest to rescue your friends, as long as you can survive yourself, with darkness and deadly dangers at every turn--Adapted from container.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: UbiSoft 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME PS3 FAR

Charleson, Susannah

Summary: "Readers take to the streets beside Susannah to bring home a host of missing pets. Along the way, Susannah finds a part of herself also lost. And when unexpected heartbreak shatters her own sense of direction, it is Ace--the shelter dog that started it all--who leads Susannah home. Inquisitive, instructive, heartrending, and hopeful, Where the Lost Dogs Go pays tribute to the missing dogs--and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.7 CHA

Summary: Following a dangerous covert assignment, vetern Navy SEAL Lt. A.K. Waters and his elite special ops team are immediately dispatched to wartorn Nigeria to evacuate Dr. Lena Kendricks, a U.S. citizen who runs an international relief hospital. But when the beautiful physician refuses to abandon the people in her care, Waters is forced to choose between following orders and the dictates of his own...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Revolution Studios 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

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