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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 3 copies

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Antenori, Frank.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Willink, Jocko

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Jocko Willink and Leif Babin served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated Special Operations unit from the war in Iraq. Willink, the task unit commander, planned and executed the strategy for Task Unit Bruiser, which had huge impact in the 'Battle of Ramadi'. Babin, as commander of Charlie Platoon (one of two SEAL platoons in Task Unit Bruiser) led countless combat...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 303.3 WIL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KING, BROOKE KIN

Darack, Ed

Summary: A riveting account of how a battalion of Marines faced off against the most brutal of Al Qaeda at its most desperate and vicious moment--and how the Marines decisively crushed the terrorists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7 DAR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.704 Packer

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 SIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bardenwerper, Will

Summary: Documents the story of twelve young American soldiers deployed to Iraq in the summer of 2006 who were assigned to guard Saddam Hussein in the months before his execution, a responsibility that raised life-changing questions about their beliefs and Hussein's character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7 BAR

Smith, Amber (Amber Lane)

Summary: A memoir of active combat by an elite female helicopter pilot stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan describes her division's high-risk battles and how they were challenged to perform under extreme duress, and shares insights into her experiences as a woman in a male-dominated unit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, AMBER SMI

Luttrell, Marcus.

Summary: The author, a Navy SEAL, returned from his star-crossed mission in Afghanistan with his bones shattered and his heart broken. So many had given their lives to save him, and he would have readily done the same for them. As he recuperated, he wondered why he and others, from America's founding to today, had been willing to sacrifice everything, including themselves, for the sake of family,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 LUT

Velicovich, Brett

Summary: "For nearly a decade Brett Velicovich was at the center of America's new warfare: using unmanned aerial vehicles--drones--to take down the world's deadliest terrorists across the globe. One of an elite handful in the entire military with the authority to select targets and issue death orders, he worked in concert with the full human and technological network of American intelligence--assets,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey Street Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VELICOVICH, BRETT VEL

Summary: Marred by an over-reliance on stock footage, this documentary attempts to link the United States insatiable appetite for oil as the chief trigger of the war in Iraq. After making some frightening if familiar points about increasing oil consumption and diminishing reserves is unfortunately veers off into discussions of radioactive depleted uranium rounds in Afghanistan, the privatization of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Free-Will Productions 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Best, Mat

Summary: "Mat Best may be the only man alive known for both crazy-intense military ops and crazy-funny YouTube videos. In Freedom On!, he uses the gallows humor and ribald sensibility that earned him over a million Facebook followers to tell his personal story of military service and the bumpy transition to civilian life and successful entrepreneurship. Beginning as a teenager in a military family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BEST, MAT BES

Chivers, C. J. (Christopher John)

Summary: "Almost 2.5 million Americans have served in Afghanistan or Iraq since September 11, 2001. C.J. Chivers has reported from both fronts from the beginning, walking side by side with combatants for more than a dozen years. He describes the experience of war today as it is endured by those most at risk--the camaraderie and profound sense of purpose, alongside courage, frustration, and moral...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 CHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7 CHI

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