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Summary: During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ING

Summary: Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN COU

Summary: A young American man, with the help of a local who speaks weirdly broken English, journeys to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village that was ultimately razed by the Nazis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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Summary: Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAR

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

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

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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Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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

Summary: In 1940, the merchant ship Glencairn rolls and shivers in the black North Atlantic. On board, her anxious crewmen search the sky for German planes and hope they'll survive "The long voyage home."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LON

Summary: Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky, even as they battle discrimination on the ground. Featuring jaw-dropping aerial action and thrilling special effects, Red Tails is a breathtaking tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RED

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

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Summary: Live-action and animation are used in this sparkling film about a sad-sack Brooklyn bookkeeper who tumbles from a Coney Island pier and is transformed into a fish.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY INC

Summary: During the last major German offensive of WWII, a group of daring American soldiers set out to turn the war against all odds. Their mission will take them deep into German territory to derail Nazi efforts in obtaining the ultimate super weapon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

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Summary: During the last perilous months of the conflict, Vienna's famed Spanish Riding School is threatened by devastating bombing raids and indifferent Nazi commanders. Despite the dangers involved in evaculating the Lipizzan stallions, the school's director and a handful of heroic citizens attempt a daring plan to move the stallions away from the ravages of war and, keep the historic breed alive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney DVD 2004

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Summary: The life stories of the five Marines and one Naval officer that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Pictures 2007

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FLA RATED R

Summary: Sixty-one years ago, the United States and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. Leading the defense is Lt. General Tadamichi Kuribayashi. With little defense other than sheer will and the volcanic rock of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Letters 2007

Summary: Sixty-one years ago, the United States and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. Leading the defense is Lt. General Tadamichi Kuribayashi. With little defense other than sheer will and the volcanic rock of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LET

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

Summary: A charter boat operator in the Caribbean breaks his policy of neutrality and takes a job transporting a resistance member to Martinique.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TO

Summary: Based upon the best-selling novel. The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2014

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

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

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

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BOO

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Book 2014

Summary: In occupied Poland during WWII, a troupe of ham stage actors (led by Joseph Tura and his wife Maria) match wits with the Nazis. A spy has information which would be very damaging to the Polish resistance and they must prevent it's being delivered to the Germans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY TO

Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ARM

Summary: Sexual content, graphic nudity and language.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2013

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

Summary: A battle-weary Marine is assigned to guard - and ultimately befriends - a young Navajo soldier who has been trained to be a code talker. This code, the Navajo code, and the men who knew the code, were to be guarded as they went into action. It was the unspoken duty of the Marine to kill the Navajo soldier before he could be taken prisoner of war by the Japanese. This is the one wartime code...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WIN

Down, Susan Brophy.

Summary: Irena Sendler was born into a Catholic family in Poland in 1910. Throughout the German occupation in World War II, Irena worked tirelessly to help save Polands Jews from the Nazi horror. Irena saved at least 2,500 Jewish children from certain death during the Holocaust. By the time of her death in 2008, Irena had been honored by the governments of Poland and Israel, Pope John Paul II, and many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2012

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Barber, Terry

Contents: The Nazis' rise to power -- The Holocaust -- Schindler's business -- Schindler's vows -- Schindler's plan -- Schindler's list -- Schindler's factory -- After the war -- Glossary -- Talking about the book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCHINDLER, OSKAR BAR