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Summary: Straight from the front lines in Iraq, it is the first war movie filmed by the soldiers themselves. Steve is a wisecracking carpenter who aspires to be a writer. Zack is a Lebanese-American university student who loves to travel and is fluent in Arabic. Mike is a father and resolute patriot who rejoined the Army after 9/11. These soldiers captured over 800 hours of footage, providing a glimpse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Edmonds, Chris (Christopher Waring)

Summary: "Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is theinspiring truestory of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the final days of World War II to save others from murderous Nazis, and the lasting effects his actions had on thousands of lives--then and now. Captured in the Battle of the Bulge, Master Sergeant Roddie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 EDMONDS, RODDIE EDM

Casamer, Douglas M.

Summary: The Michigan 22nd Infantry regiment was instrumental in making the outcome of the Civil War a Union victory. Included is a study of the 1,610 men who fought in this regiment. Fought in and around the following battles; Chickamauga; Lookout Mountain; Chattanooga; Lost Mountain; Kennesaw Mountain; Chattahoochee River; Peach Tree Creek; Jonesboro; Atlanta. Formed at Pontiac, Michigan and mustered...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Casamer Publishing 2006

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R GEN 973.7474 CAS

Summary: "Dog Jack" is the story of a slave boy and his dog who escape the master's plantation, join the union army, and have to face their former master on the battlefield. The story is inspired by the historical true-life adventures of the beloved mascot of the Pennsylvania 102nd, who was so prized by his regiment for his skills in battle that he was twice exchanged for a Confederate prisoner of war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Ventures 2012

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Edmonds, Chris (Christopher Waring)

Summary: "Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is the inspiring true story of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the treacherous final days of World War II to save others from murderous Nazis, and the lasting effects his actions had on thousands of lives--then and now"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EDMONDS, RODDIE EDM

Rhodes, Elisha Hunt

Summary: The Civil war diaries and letters of Elisha Hunt Rhodes. All For the Union is the eloquent and moving diary of Elisha Hunt Rhodes, who enlisted into the Union Army as a private in 1861 and left it four years later as a 23-year-old lieutenant colonel after fighting hard and honorably in battles from Bull Run to Appomattox.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7445 RHO

Winston, Keith

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 1995

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 940.5481 WIN

Hughes, Dean

Summary: Forced into an internment camp at the start of World War II, eighteen-year-old Yuki enlists in the Army to fight for the Allies as a member of the "Four-Four-Two," a segregated Japanese American regiment.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HUG

Summary: "William Boston has just joined the all-black 24th infantry of the United States Army. A natural leader, Boston quickly rises within his troop and is looked up to by the others. When the men are sent to the South, where racism runs rampant in a merciless community, the troop is pushed to their limit. After endless brutal acts of violence, Boston and the men turn their fear and rage against the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD 24TH

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

Brooks, Max.

Summary: "From bestselling author Max Brooks, the riveting story of the highly decorated, barrier-breaking, historic black regiment--the Harlem Hellfighters. The Harlem Hellfighters is a fictionalized account of the 369th Infantry Regiment--the first African American regiment mustered to fight in World War I. From the enlistment lines in Harlem to the training camp at Spartanburg, South Carolina, to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BRO

Wargin, Kathy-jo.

Summary: Colorfully illustrated story of an eagle that inspired a Wisconsin infantry unit in the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 WAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7475 WAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J History Wargin 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WAR

Bennitt, John.

Summary: "In 1862 at the age of thirty-two, physician John Bennitt of Centerville, Michigan, joined the 19th Michigan Infantry Regiment as an assistant surgeon and remained in military service until the end of the war. During this time, Bennitt wrote more than two hundred letters home to his wife and daughters. In them he shared his careful and detailed observations of army life, including dramatic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.775 BEN

Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem travels across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, and inspires an entire continent with their unique brand of jazz music.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 940.4 MYE

Brown, Daniel James

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: An unforgettable chronicle of war-time America and the battlefields of Europe. Based on Daniel James Brown's extensive interviews with the families of the protagonists as well as deep archival research, it portrays the kaleidoscopic journey of four Japanese-American families and their sons, who volunteered for 442nd Regimental Combat Team and were deployed to France, Germany, and Italy, where...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2021

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Bertera, Martin N.

Summary: From the Publisher: This fascinating narrative tells the story of a remarkable regiment at the center of Civil War history. The real-life adventure emerges from accounts of scores of soldiers who served in the 4th Michigan Infantry, gleaned from their diaries, letters, and memoirs; the reports of their officers and commanders; the stories by journalists who covered them; and the recollections...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7474 BER

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 973.74 Berters 2010

Stevens, Thomas N. (Thomas Nichols)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MI 973.7475 STE

Wilterdink, John Anthony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: s.n. 1982

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 WIL

Summary: Recounts the history of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment through its remarkable battles in World War II and the inspiring culmination of its story 60 years later. Men from the 507th dropped into Normandy on D-Day and fought with distinction in several crucial engangements including battles at Le Fiere, Chef Du Pont, and Graignes. In the ensuing year, the 507th fought through bitter cold in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD 356 D-Day 2003

Crompton, Samuel Willard

Summary: "War had a profound effect on Horace Pippin. Stationed in Europe during World War I, Pippin saw active combat as part of the Harlem Hellfighters regiment, a group of mostly African American soldiers. While he was serving bravely for a country that didn't yet fully recognize his civil rights, his right arm was injured by sniper fire--but he harbored far deeper wounds inflicted by the horrors of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Black Artists 759.13 Etinde-Crompton 2020

Hackworth, David H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 HAC

Kershaw, Alex.

Summary: From July 10, 1943, the date of the Allied landing in Sicily, to May 8, 1945, when victory in Europe was declared -- the entire time it took to liberate Europe -- no regiment saw more action, and no single platoon, company, or battalion endured worse, than the ones commanded by Felix Sparks, who had entered the war as a greenhorn second lieutenant of the 157th "Eager for Duty" Infantry Regiment...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio Publishing Group 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: DVD 940.54 KER

Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: The true story of the African American heroes of World War I, the soldiers of the 369th Infantry Regiment, dubbed the Harlem Hellfighters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 MYE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 940.4 MYE

Sallah, Michael.

Summary: Presents the "last great secret of the Vietnam War," the story of an experimental fighting unit known as the Tiger Force, the atrocities they committed, and the coverup that stretched all the way to the White House.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 2006

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Winters, Richard D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press/Thomson/Gale 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5421 WIN

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