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Dunn, Joeming W.

Summary: History comes alive in this nonfiction graphic novel! Readers will follow along as the battle of Iwo Jima is detailed, from its genesis in Japanese territorial expansion in the early 1930s, to Japan's signing of the Tripartite Pact with Germany and Italy, to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the United States's entry into World War II. The ensuing battle in the Pacific is examined, including the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 DUN

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC DUN

Summary: After landing with Allied troops in Anzio Italy in 1944, war correspondent Dick Ennis and buddy Corporal Rabinoff tell Anzio commander General Lesley that the road to Rome is wide open. But instead of heading to Rome, Lesley attempts to build a coastal stronghold, only to discover that the Germans have outflanked them by enclosing the Anzio beachhead.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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

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Summary: "This is the way it was--the story of the battle that was the turning point of the war in the Pacific, told wherever possible with actual film shot during combat. It exemplifies the combination of planning, courage, error and pure chance by which great events are often decided."--Title screens. In June of 1942, quite possibly the most important naval encounter of WWII took place in the middle...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2001

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Summary: A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Dunkirk 2017

Summary: The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: "What happened at Dunkirk in May 1940 must rank as one of the greatest maritime evacuations in history. A third of a million British soldiers were facing annihilation but just days later the majority had been rescued and Churchill had delivered his most famous speech. Vowing never to surrender. This gripping drama/documentary from the BBC offices a unique perspective and a true understanding of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DUN RATED NOT RATED

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Summary: A group of brave Polish pilots known as Squadron 303 fought in the skies over England in World War II, not just to keep Great Britain free from the Nazis, but also to keep alive the very idea of their own country, which had existed in its modem form for barely 20 years before it was crushed between the opposing jaws of Germany and Russia. Equipped with the almost-obsolete Hurricane airplane and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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Summary: The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: A moving and inspiring factual drama about the pioneering work on radar by a little know team of scientists in the run up to the Second World War. On 26 February 1935, Robert Watson-Watt demonstrated for the first time that aircraft could be detected by bouncing radio waves off them. By the time the war began in 1939, radar stations were dotted along the British coast, tracking aircraft at...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Gamelan of Central Java.

Contents: Ladrang Pangkur Slendro Manyura -- Ladrang Pangkur Slendro Manyura -- Ladrang Pangkur Slendro Sanga -- Ladrang Pangkur Pelog Barang

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Felmay 0000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/INDIAN/INDONESIAN GAM

Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE GRE

Summary: Eleven-year-old Matt Tyler devises a plan to buy his father's company, Tyler Toys, so his dad has to work less and spend more time with the family. So Matt and his friend Danny start up TheBrainiacs.com to attract investors in a microchip that his sister Kelly is inventing. The money rolls in and through on-line trading, the "cyberkids" buy enough stock to take over Dad's company....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Feature Films for Families 2003

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Brainiacs 2003

Summary: One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II, a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeare's "King Lear." Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager "Sir" who is playing Lear is nowhere to be seen. His dresser "Norman" must scramble to keep the production alive but will Sir turn up in time? And if he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROM

Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-travelling Golden retriever and young Isaac Pope come together in 1776 during Washington's retreat after the Battle of Long Island, and Ranger stays with Isaac while he slowly recovers from Smallpox--but Ranger's real mission comes later when Isaac is sent to spy out the Hessian troops' intentions before the Battle of Trenton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

Summary: Set against the sweeping grandeur of the Himalayas and tea plantations of Northern India, this epic drama tells the rich and explosive story of the decline of the British Empire and the birth of modern India, from both sides of the experience.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD IND

Summary: Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ESS

Summary: During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the nazis' top-secret decoding device). When their own ship is destroyed, they must secretly make their way through hostile waters in a severely damaged Nazi U-boat to safety with the device.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2000

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Kilmeade, Brian

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Set over a tumultuous ten-year period in the early 20th century, this five-hour miniseries tells the story of an honorable Englishman coping with his growing disillusion at the end of a privileged era and the beginning of a new, egalitarian society. As the comfortable certainties of Edwardian England begin to give way to the chaos and destruction of WWI, nobleman Christopher Tietjens puts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAR

Summary: Worshipped as a national savior, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson masterminded the naval victories that thwarted Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Yet, in the midst of public adulation, rumors swirled about his private life. Nelson took a friend's wife as a mistress and even fathered a child by her in secret. Seen through the eyes of four people close to him: his wife, who feels bitter and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

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

Poe, Mayumi Shimose

Summary: On December 7, 1941, thirteen-year old Alice's life changes completely as she experiences an act of war, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and her father's imprisonment in a Japanese internment camp, leaving Alice and the rest of her family struggling to adjust to life without him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED POE

Summary: Okinawa 1946, occupied by American troops whose assignment is to bring democracy to the inhabitants. The captain in charge, Captain Fisby (Glenn Ford), is a well-meaning but inept loser, and faces a wily Okinawan interpreter, Sakini (Marlon Brando), and a determined geisha girl, Lotus Blossom (Machiko Kyo), along with villagers who know how to take advantage of foreign occupation!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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