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Hake, Terrence

Summary: Operation Greylord was the longest and most successful undercover investigation in FBI history, and the largest corruption bust ever in the U.S. It resulted in bribery and tax charges against 103 judges, lawyers, and other court personnel, and, eventually, more than seventy indictments. And it was led by Terrence Hake, a young assistant prosecutor in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Bar Association 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAKE, TERRENCE HAK

Wright, Stephen L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2008

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

Summary: Depicts the harrowing true story from World War II of the Nazis' efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies' desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. The series starts in Stockholm in 1933 as the German scientist Werner Heisenberg is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, and although considered unreliable by the Nazis, he is allowed into the secret Nazi nuclear energy project,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2016

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

Weverka, Peter

Summary: Step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and easy explanations will help you understand Windows 10.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 005.446 WEV

O'Grady, Selina

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In this groundbreaking book, Selina O'Grady examines how and why the post-Christian and the Islamic worlds came to be as tolerant or intolerant as they are. She asks whether tolerance can be expected to heal today's festering wound between these two worlds, or whether something deeper than tolerance is needed. Told through contemporary chronicles, stories and poems, Selina O'Grady takes the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 201.7 O'GR

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "The WWII invasion of Allied troops into German-occupied Europe, known as D-Day, was the largest military endeavor in history. By the time it occurred on June 6, 1944, Hitler and the Axis powers had a chokehold grip on the European continent, which the Allies called "Fortress Europe." Behind enemy lines, Nazi Germany was engaged in the mass extermination of the Jewish people and the oppression...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 HOP

Freeman, Gregory A.

Summary: In 1944 the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped and sheltered for months by villagers behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia. Classified for over half a century for political reasons, the full account of Operation Halyard, a story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery, is now being told for the first time.--From publisher description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nal Caliber 2007

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Freeman, Gregory A.

Summary: In 1944 the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped and sheltered for months by villagers behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia. Classified for over half a century for political reasons, the full account of Operation Halyard, a story of loyalty, self-sacrifice, and bravery, is now being told for the first time.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2007

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 940.54 FRE

Lehr, Dick

Summary: "The definitive and dramatic account of what became known as "Operation Vengeance" -- the targeted kill by U.S. fighter pilots of Japan's larger-than-life military icon, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the naval genius who had devised the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor. "AIR RAID, PEARL HARBOR. THIS IS NO DRILL." At 7:58 a.m. on December 7, 1941, an officer at the Ford Island Command Center...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5426 LEH

Sheinkin, Steve.

Summary: Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2012

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Richter, Brian D.

Summary: "Water scarcity is spreading and intensifying in many regions of the world, with dire consequences for local communities, economies, and freshwater ecosystems. Current approaches tend to rely on policies crafted at the state or national level, which on their own have proved insufficient to arrest water scarcity. To be durable and effective, water plans must be informed by the culture,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 RIC

Bowden, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 967 BOW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 967.7 BOW

Gorbachev, Valeri.

Summary: One of Mother Hen's little chicks is missing. Did they leave him in the house? Is he hiding in his bed, or under a bush? Mother Hen and the neighbors search high and low, but there's still no sign of the missing chick.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

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Hastings, Max

Summary: Tells the story of the infamous British military operation, the Dambusters raid. This aerial bombing attack, called Operation Chastise, was responsible for the overnight destruction of the Möhne and Eder dams in northwest Germany by Britain's Royal air Force 617 Squadron, an epic wartime maneveuver that has become military legend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Hampton, Dan

Summary: Presents a narrative account of America's secret World War II mission to assassinate Isoroku Yamamoto, the Japanese commander who masterminded the Pearl Harbor attacks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 HAM

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

Sheinkin, Steve.

Summary: Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 623.4 SHE

Shiffman, John.

Summary: "A Pulitzer Prize finalist presents the rare and intimate narrative of a daring national security sting designed to protect US soldiers, sailors, and pilots from the greatest danger they face on the battlefield--an enemy equipped with American-made weapons and technology. In Operation Shakespeare, investigative journalist John Shiffman traces an audacious and high-risk undercover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 SHI

Soper, Mark Edward

Summary: "See it done. Do it yourself. It's that easy! Easy Windows 10 teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from Windows 10. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common tasks with Windows. No need to feel intimidated; we'll hold your hand every step of the way, "--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Que 2018

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Summary: A postman dies on the operating table at a rural English hospital, in the midst of the Nazi blitz. But was his death accidental?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY GRE

Summary: Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN COU

Bausum, Ann

Summary: "The stories of the children whose families were torn apart as a result of a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler in 1944"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 943.086 BAU

Wasdin, Howard E.

Summary: For the first time ever, a Navy SEAL Team Six sniper chronicles how he became an elite warrior and the ferocious battle that nearly cost him his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 359.0092 WAS

Preston, Richard

Summary: The 2013-2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever--but the outbreaks continue. Now comes a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, an urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses--from the #1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, soon to be a National Geographic original miniseries. This time, Ebola started with a two-year-old child who likely had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.5 PRE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.5 PRE

Summary: Thomas, Sir Topham Hatt, Percy, and their other friends have learned many lessons about the value of working together to accomplish a goal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HIT Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Thomas 2004

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