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Sweet, Matthew

Summary: "Stockholm, 1968. A thousand American deserters and draft-resisters are arriving to escape the war in Vietnam. They're young, they're radical, and they want to start a revolution. Some of them even want to take the fight to America. The Swedes treat them like pop stars--but the CIA is determined to stop all that. It's a job for the deep-cover men of Operation Chaos and their allies--agents who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 SWE

Summary: A German army deserter finds an abandoned Nazi captain's uniform in the final weeks of World War II. Emboldened by the authority the uniform grants him, he amasses a band of stragglers who cede to his command despite the suspicions of some. Citing direct orders from the Fuhrer himself, he soon takes command of a camp holding German soldiers accused of desertion and begins to dispense harsh...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2018

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Bausch, Robert.

Summary: Civil War veteran Bobby Hale journeys into the Plains Wars-stricken American West, discovering a sense of purpose through his encounters with Native Americans and settlers who scrabble for peace and survival.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WESTERN BAU

Vaughan, Brian K.

Summary: After a dramatic time jump, Hazel begins the most exciting adventure of her life: kindergarten. Meanwhile, her starcrossed family learns hard lessons of their own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 VAU

Summary: Spain, 1931 is a politically divided nation and on the brink of war. With allegiances torn between Republican and Traditionalist factions, Fernando, a disillusioned soldier, has chosen a third option, going AWOL. Fate intervenes during his escape when he meets Manolo, an admiring land owner who sees himself mirrored in the young man and welcomes him into his home, a home inhabited by Manolo's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2018

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

Bynum, Victoria E.

Summary: Between late 1863 and mid-1864, an armed band of Confederate deserters battled Confederate cavalry in the Piney Woods region of Jones County, Mississippi. Calling themselves the Knight Company after their captain, Newton Knight, and aided by women, slaves, and children who spied on the Confederacy and provided food and shelter, they set up headquarters in the swamps of the Leaf River. There,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976 BYN

Vaughan, Brian K.

Summary: "While Gwendolyn and Lying Cat risk everything to find a cure for The Will, Marko makes an uneasy alliance with Prince Robot IV to find their missing children, who are trapped on a strange world with terrifying new enemies"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 VAU

Jones, Ben

Summary: "Brendan Kane is a dreamy, directionless young man in 1860's New England. Inspired by a traveling recruiter, he signs up for the Union cause and experiences the full horrors of the Civil War. He deserts, drifting north into the draft riots in New York and , finally, meets his fate in the form of the Narthex, a strangely shaped vessel anchored in the harbor of a whaling town."-Cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JON

Vaughan, Brian K.

Summary: "When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe" -- p. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 VAU

Butler, Robert Olen.

Summary: After letting a Viet Cong suspect escape, a soldier faces a court-martial, but during the trial, he realizes that he may have left a child behind, and he returns to Vietnam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holt 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Butle

Key, Joshua.

Summary: In the first memoir from a young soldier who deserted from the war in Iraq, Joshua Key offers a vivid and damning indictment of what we are doing there. Key, a young husband and father from a conservative background, enlisted in 2002 to lift his family out of poverty. A year later, he found himself participating in a war that was not the campaign against evildoers he had expected. He saw Iraqi...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 Key

Glass, Charles

Summary: "A ... history of ordinary soldiers struggling on the front lines, [this book] offers a ... new perspective on the Second World War ... [delving] deep into army archives, personal diaries, court-martial records, and self-published memoirs to produce this... portrait of men overlooked by their commanders and ignored by history"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.548 GLA

Vaughan, Brian K.

Summary: "New parents Marko and Alana travel to an alien world to visit their hero, while the family's pursuers finally close in on their targets"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics, Inc. 2014

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Webb, James H.

Summary: Portrays the story of the Vietnam War through the eyes of Brandon Condley, who remembers how Vietnam was when he served there as a Marine when he returns to it after a thirty year absence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEB