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Summary: Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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

Redman, Jason

Summary: "A Navy SEAL's highly-charged account of his combat missions in Iraq and his miraculous recovery from wounds that might have killed him--if it were not for his grit and the devotion of his wife and family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 REDMAN, JASON RED

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Summary: The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2009

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

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

Summary: A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

Zullo, Allan.

Contents: War heroes: The war on terror -- "Greater love hath no man ..." : Sergeant Scott Montoya -- Ambushed! : Corporal Jeremiah Workman -- The bomb buster : Staff Sergeant Daniel Bogart -- Do or die : Specialist Jason Mike -- From thug to hero : Corporal Marco Martinez -- In the line of fire : Hospital Corpsman Second Class Juan Rubio -- When death came calling : Lance Corporal Mark Camp -- Courage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 956.7044 ZUL

Sileo, Tom.

Summary: "Four weeks after Navy SEALs had killed Osama bin Laden, President Obama stood in Arlington National Cemetery to deliver his Memorial Day address. He extolled the heroism and sacrifice of the two men buried side by side in the graves before him: Travis Manion, a fallen US Marine, and Brendan Looney, a fallen US Navy SEAL. Although they were killed three years apart, one in Iraq and one in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 SIL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 SIL

Summary: Takes the viewer behind the walls of government, as CIA, Pentagon and foreign service experts speak out detailing the lies, misstatements and exaggerations that served as the reasons for fighting a "preemptive" war against Iraq that wasn't necessary. Includes interviews with more than 20 experts in opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2004

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

Firme, Tom

Summary: "Learn about the histories of the Persian Gulf (1991), Afghanistan (2001-2014), and Iraq Wars (2003-2011) in this volume of History Summarized. Each volume in this series concisely surveys a major historical event or interrelated series of events or a major cultural, economic, political, or social movement." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 956.7 FIR

Summary: The program traces how decisions made in Washington, D.C. in the immediate aftermath of September 11th led to a robust interrogation policy that laid the groundwork for prisoner abuse in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, and Iraq. The program provides the context for understanding how the rules were confused, how lines of authority were blurred, and what happens when the authorization of "coercive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Video 2005

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

Fair, Eric

Summary: This "is the story of Eric Fair, a kid who grew up in the shadows of crumbling Bethlehem Steel plants nurturing a strong faith and a belief that he was called to serve his country. It is a story of a man who chases his own demons from Egypt, where he served as an Army translator, to a detention center in Iraq, to seminary at Princeton, and eventually, to a heart transplant ward at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FAIR, ERIC FAI

Coughlin, Jack

Summary: Retired Marine sniper Jack Coughlin offers a narrative of how snipers have changed the course of America's war on al Qaida in the Middle East and Africa during the War on Terror.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956 COU

Mitchell, Greg

Contents: 2003, January. on the war path -- My 9/11 story and Iraq's -- February. Ellsberg : have the media learned lessons of Vietnam? -- Powell conquers the media -- Schanberg hits the ground rules running -- March. Eleven questions we wish they'd asked -- Rummy meets Mcnamara -- April. Moyers : beginning of the end or just the beginning? -- May. Back in the daze of 'mission accomplished' -- July....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 MIT

Summary: A satire on the madness and the horror of the Iraq War, 2003 and the brave soldiers on the front lines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Libre 2005

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

Antenori, Frank.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956.7044 ANT

Flynn, Sean Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 356.1130 FLY

Summers, Elizabeth.

Summary: "Describes various weapons and vehicles used by U.S. and Iraqi forces during the Iraq War"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 956.7 SUM

King, Brooke

Summary: "A no-holds-barred account of the reality women face in the war, War Flower pushes back against the stereotypes about women in combat."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2019

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Kingsbury, Karen.

Summary: Twenty-year-old Emily meets Justin, a young Army reservist, and their deep love built on the foundation of faith blossoms into plans for marriage, while Emily's parents must learn to set aside their opposing views on the war in Iraq.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2006

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Shadid, Anthony.

Summary: From the only journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting from Iraq, an account of ordinary people caught between the struggles of nations. The Washington Post's Shadid went to Iraq, neither embedded with soldiers nor briefed by politicians. Because he is fluent in Arabic, Shadid--an Arab American born and raised in Oklahoma--was able to disappear into the divided, dangerous worlds of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 SHA

Summary: Documents the stories of American men and women who heeded the call for military service in Afghanistan and Iraq and the challenges they faced upon their return home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRO

Packer, George

Summary: This book recounts how the United States set about changing the history of the Middle East and became ensnared in a guerrilla war in Iraq. It brings to life the people and ideas that created the Bush administration's war policy and led America to the Assassins' Gate--the main point of entry into the American zone in Baghdad. The consequences of that policy are shown in the author's reporting on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.704 Packer

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 PAC

Packer, George

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: LP 956.7044 PAC

Summary: A personal look from the soldiers' point of view of one of today's most controversial topics. Shot firsthand by the soldiers of Lima Company, the hardest hit combat unit in Iraq, this features an honest and heartbreaking glimpse at today's state of war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2006

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

Summary: "In his epic and engaging documentary of life in Baghdad before and after the 2003 US invasion, Iraqi filmmaker Abbas Fahdel acquaints us with a moving portrait of his own family and friends as they struggle in the advent and the uncertain aftermath of war. Displaying courage, grace and even humor after decades of deprivation through conflict, international sanctions, and totalitarian...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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