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Kershaw, Alex

Summary: Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members, and their capture by the Japanese followed by months of brutal captivity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.545 Kershaw 2008

Kershaw, Alex.

Summary: The true story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War: the battlefield odyssey of a maverick U.S. Army officer and his infantry unit as they fought for over five hundred days to liberate Europe - from the invasion of Italy to the gates of Dachau. From July 10, 1943, the date of the Allied landing in Sicily, to May 8, 1945, when victory in Europe was...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

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Kershaw, Alex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kershaw, Alex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5451 KER

Kershaw, Alex.

Summary: The never-before-told story of the American pilots--idealists, adventurers, romantics--who joined the RAF before America entered the war and helped save Britain in its darkest hour. Eight young Americans joined Britain's Royal Air Force, defying their country's neutrality laws and risking their U.S. citizenship to fight side-by-side with England's finest pilots in the summer of 1940--over a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5449 KER

Kershaw, Alex

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Summary: "From Alex Kershaw, author of the New York Times bestseller Against All Odds, comes an epic story of courage, resilience, and faith during the Second World War General George Patton needed a miracle. In December 1944, the Allies found themselves stuck. Rain had plagued the troops daily since September, turning roads into rivers of muck, slowing trucks and tanks to a crawl. A thick ceiling of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2024

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Kershaw, Alex.

Summary: Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members, and their capture by the Japanese followed by months of brutal captivity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5451 KER

Kershaw, Alex.

Summary: "On the morning of December 16, 1944, eighteen men of the Intelligence and Reconnaissance platoon attached to the 99th Infantry Division found themselves directly in the path of the main thrust of Hitler's massive Ardennes offensive. Despite being vastly outnumbered, they were told to hold their position "at all costs." Throughout the day, the platoon repulsed three large German assaults in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 KER

Kershaw, Alex

Summary: "The national bestselling author of The First Wave tells the untold story of four of the most decorated soldiers of World War II-all Medal of Honor recipients-from the beaches of French Morocco to Hitler's own mountaintop fortress As the Allies raced to defeat Hitler, four men, all in the same unit, earned medal after medal for battlefield heroism. Maurice "Footsie" Britt, a former professional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Caliber 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 KER

Kershaw, Alex.

Summary: Brings to life the true story of an American doctor and his family in Paris, and his heroic espionage efforts during World War II. Exclusive Avenue Foch was Paris's hotbed of spies, secret police, informers, and Vichy collaborators. So when the couple at number 11--American physician Sumner Jackson and his Swiss-born wife Toquette--joined the French resistance, they knew the stakes were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 KER

Kershaw, Alex.

Summary: Chronicles the experiences of the young men from Bedford, Virginia, who invaded Normandy's Omaha Beach as part of the first wave of American soldiers who hit the beaches on D-Day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 KER

Kershaw, Alex.

Summary: "Beginning in the predawn darkness of June 6, 1944, The First Wave follows the remarkable men who carried out D-Day's most perilous missions. The charismatic, unforgettable cast includes the first American paratrooper to touch down on Normandy soil; the British glider pilot who braved antiaircraft fire to crash-land mere yards from the vital Pegasus Bridge; the Canadian brothers who led their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 KER

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

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

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