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Chandler, Matt

Summary: "This is the true story of one man's bravery, ingenuity, and daring determination as he trekked thousands of feet up in the mountains. Readers will learn about the struggles Sven Somme endured as he eluded 900 German soldiers set out to capture him."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 CHA

Jacobson, Sidney.

Contents: The motorcycle diarist -- The plight of Latin America, 1953 -- Back on the road -- Cuba -- Victory -- Crisis after crisis -- The revolutionary -- The Congo misadventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 GUEVARA, ERNESTO JAC

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: Examines the myth and reality of Che Guevara including his friendship with Castro, his world travels, his days as guerilla leader and his death at age 39.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1997

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

Keith, Thomas H.

Summary: During the Vietnam era, many of the U.S. Navy SEALs never filed for a Purple Heart unless they were severly wounded. Thomas H. Keith, Master Chief, SEAL Team 2, is living proof. He carries a piece of shrapnel behind one lung, a reminder of the day he called in 40 mm mortar fire on the enemy that was trying to catch up to his crew as the crew hauled ass out of the bush. Not only did he never...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 KEITH, THOMAS H KEI

Reedy, Trent

Summary: Danny Wright is considered to be a hero by many in the rebel held area of Idaho and the Northwest, but he has little faith in what passes for a government there, or in the secretive and repressive Brotherhood--and when nuclear weapons are detonated in Washington, D.C. and New York, the Civil War suddenly turns into World War III.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC REE

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC REE

Kallen, Stuart A.

Summary: Examines the life of Che Guevara, including his family's background, childhood, education, and groundbreaking work as a revolutionary fighting against poverty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 GUE

Kix, Paul

Summary: "A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned the dark arts of anarchy and combat--cracking safes and planting bombs and killing with his bare hands--from the officers of Special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, ROBERT DE KIX

Labrecque, Ellen

Summary: "Viva la revolucion! Find out how Che Guevara--a doctor turned communist leader and much more than a face on a T-shirt--ended up paying the ultimate price for his cause. His very image has become associated with a spirit of rebellion, but Ernesto Guevara--known around the world simply as Che--didn't dream of becoming a revolutionary. Author Ellen Labrecque takes readers on a journey through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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Anderson, Jon Lee

Summary: "The graphic novel adaptation of the groundbreaking and definitive biography of Che Guevara. The Argentine revolutionary has become an internationally recognized icon, as revered as he is controversial. In Che: A Revolutionary Life, Jon Lee Anderson and José Hernández present the man behind the myth, creating a complex and human portrait of this passionate idealist. Adapted from Jon Lee...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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

Kix, Paul

Summary: "A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned the dark arts of anarchy and combat--cracking safes and planting bombs and killing with his bare hands--from the officers of Special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, ROBERT DE KIX,

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940 KIX

Betancourt, Ingrid

Summary: Ingrid Betancourt tells the story of her captivity in the Colombian jungle, sharing teachings of resilience, resistance, and faith. Born in Bogota, raised in France, Betancourt at age 32 gave up a life of comfort and safety to return to Colombia to become a political leader in a country that was being slowly destroyed by terrorism, violence, fear, and hopelessness. In 2002, while a candidate in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 986.106 BET

Reedy, Trent

Summary: Idaho is a war zone under Federal occupation, and Danny Wright and his friends in the Idaho Militia are determined to fight back, running guerrilla missions against the army--but what at first seemed like a straightforward battle against governmental repression quickly grows murky, and Danny finds that even winning the war does not mean an end to tyranny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC REE

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC REE

Anderson, Jon Lee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GUEVARA, CHE AND

Mosse, Kate

Summary: "Combining the rugged action of Labyrinth with the haunting mystery of Sepulchre, #1 bestselling author Kate Mosse's eagerly awaited Citadel is a mesmerizing World War II story of daring and courage, in which a group of determined women fighting for the French Resistance risk their lives to save their homeland and protect astonishing secrets buried in time in France, 1942. In Carcassonne, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Stewart, Christopher S.

Contents: The early years--1. John Wayne dreams--2. Taking Europe--3. How we change--4. The case of the elusive man--5. The smiling bank robber--6. We got you! No you don't!--7. Breakout--8. Hit man--9. The man Arkan didn't kill, Part II: Warlord--10. My fixer Milan and our search for truth among Serbia's crime lords--11. Cruising in the pink Cadillac--12. Lord of the soccer warriors--13. The Tigers--14....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.703 STE

Weiss, Mitch.

Summary: Based on government documents and eyewitness testimony, describes the U.S. Special Forces mission that led to the capture and execution of violent revolutionary leader Che Guevera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 980.035 WEI

Land, Jon.

Summary: Detective Ben Kamal and sleuth Danielle Barnea join forces when they find themselves caught up in the violence and terrorism of the diamond-rich West African country of Sierra Leone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Mackay, James A. (James Alexander)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mainstream Pub. 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WALLACE, WILLIAM MAC

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 TIM VOL 22

Brown, Skila

Summary: Dissuaded by his mother from confronting soldiers who have murdered a neighbor in his 1981 Guatemalan village, young Carlos joins a band of guerillas in the hope of carrying a warning to his grandmother's mountaintop home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Pr 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BRO

Castaneda, Jorge G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1997

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

Harbury, Jennifer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.8105 HAR

Kaiser, Charles.

Summary: This heroic true story of the three youngest children of a bourgeois Catholic family who worked together in the French Resistance is told by an American writer who has known and admired the family for five decades In the autumn of 1943, André Boulloche became de Gaulle’s military delegate in Paris, coordinating all the Resistance movements in the nine northern regions of France only to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2015

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 KAI