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Kesling, Ben

Summary: "In Bravo Company, journalist and combat veteran Ben Kesling tells the story of the war in Afghanistan through the eyes of the men of one unit, part of a combat-hardened parachute infantry regiment in the 82nd Airborne Division. A decade ago, the soldiers of Bravo Company deployed to Afghanistan for a tour in Kandahar's notorious Arghandab Valley. By the time they made it home, three soldiers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 KES

Scheller, Stuart

Summary: A combat-decorated Marine officer, Scheller speaks out against the debacle of the Afghan pullout. As the culmination of a decades-long and still-ongoing betrayal of military members by top leadership, from generals to the commander in chief, came to light he stood up for the American service members, demanding accountability for the hasty and ill-planned exit that cost thousands of lives. In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knox Press, an imprint of Permuted Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 SCH

Frank, Anne

Summary: The Diary of a Young Girl is the record of two years in the life of a remarkable Jewish girl and one of the most moving and eloquent accounts of the Holocaust, Frank's triumphant humanity in the face of unfathomable deprivation and fear has made the book one of the most enduring documents of our time. This edition reprints the Definitive edition authorized by the Frank estate, plus a new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 FRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist Wom Frank

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 940.5318 FRA

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 940.5318 FRA

Aleksievich, Svetlana

Summary: "Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, War's Unwomanly Face is Svetlana Alexievich's collection of stories of women's experiences in World War II, both on the front lines, on the home front, and in occupied territories. This is a new, distinct version of the war we're so familiar with. Alexievich gives voice to women whose stories are lost in the official narratives,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 ALE

Cline, David P.

Summary: "Journalists began to call the Korean War 'the Forgotten War' even before it ended. Without a doubt, the most neglected story of this already-neglected war is that of African Americans who served just two years after Harry S. Truman ordered the desegregation of the military. Twice Forgotten draws on oral histories of Black Korean War veterans to recover the story of their contributions to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.904 CLI

Friedman, Matti

Summary: "Describes the author's harrowing experiences manning a remote Israeli outpost with a regiment of other young soldiers, during a small, unnamed war in the late 1990s that foreshadowed other unwinnable conflicts in the Middle East,"--NoveList.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRIEDMAN, MATTI FRI

Friedman, Tova

Summary: "Tova Friedman was one of the youngest people to emerge from Auschwitz. After surviving the liquidation of the Jewish ghetto in Central Poland where she lived as a toddler, Tova was four when she and her parents were sent to a Nazi labour camp, and almost six when she and her mother were forced into a packed cattle truck and sent to Auschwitz II, also known as the Birkenau extermination camp,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRIEDMAN, TOVA FRI

Miller, Christopher C.

Summary: "President Trump's last secretary of defense shares harrowing stories of missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, gives an insider look at the tumultuous final days of the Trump administration, and issues a stark warning about the readiness of the military under President Biden. If you know one thing about Chris Miller, it's that he was President Donald Trump's final Secretary of Defense, elevated to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MILLER, CHRISTOPHER C. MIL

Chesney, Will

Summary: "Two dozen Navy SEALs descended on Osama bin Laden's compound in May 2011. After the mission, only one name was made public: Cairo, a Belgian Malinois and military working dog. This is Cairo's story, and that of his handler, Will Chesney, a SEAL Team Operator whose life would be irrevocably tied to Cairo's. Starting in 2008, when Will was introduced to the SEAL canine program, he and Cairo...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 921 CHESNEY

Matthews, Stephen R.

Summary: By the time Stephen Matthews was six years old, he had been bombarded by the Luftwaffe and deported from Nazi-occupied Guernsey, along with his family, to a prison camp in the heart of Hitler's Third Reich. This memoir is told through Stephen's own experiences as well as writings from his mother's diaries and previously unpublished photos of historical significance.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MATTHEWS, STEPHEN R. MAT

Blau, Magda Hellinger

Summary: "In March 1942, at the age of 25, kindergarten teacher Magda Hellinger was deported from her hometown in Slovakia along with 998 other young women. They were some of the first Jews to be sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. Very few would survive the next three years until liberation. The SS soon discovered that by putting prisoners in day-to-day charge of the accommodation blocks and even...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLAU, MAGDA HELLINGER BLA

Lucas, Jack

Summary: A candid combat memoir recalls the battlefield exploits of a seventeen-year-old Marine Corps private, whose selfless actions at the height of the Battle of Iwo Jima not only saved his companions, but also led to him becoming the youngest Marine in history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LUCAS, JACK H. LUC

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

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

Summary: Tells the story of the 550,000 Jewish Americans who fought in World War II. In their own words, veterans both famous and unknown bring their war experiences to life, how they fought for their nation and their people, struggled with anti-Semitism within their ranks, and emerged transformed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Cohen, Bevin.

Summary: "Just a few generations ago we were a nation of seed savers because it was essential to our survival. Many of us have lost touch with this ancient practice, but the knowledge is still inside each and every one of us just waiting to be unlocked. As the demand for locally grown food increases, the demand for local seed is not far behind. After all, food is only as local as the seed that grows it....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Small House 2018

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Shelton, Paula Young

Summary: Paula Young Shelton grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joining with her family--and thousands of others--in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 323.1196 SHE

Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant)

Summary: As a society, America needs from time to time to question the conduct of its foreign relations. WITH THE OLD BREED, by Eugene B. Sledge, provides the ultimate "reality check" by serving as a graphic reminder of the horrors America has periodically required its young men to endure for the higher cause of defending freedom. The battles of Peleliu (1944) and Okinawa (1945) were particularly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Naval Institute Press 1996

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Vickers, Michael G.

Summary: "A vivid narrative of a life in intelligence and special operations, from the Cold War to the war on terror. In 1984, Michael Vickers took charge of the CIA's secret campaign against the Soviets in Afghanistan. Inheriting a strategy aimed at imposing costs on Russia, Vickers transformed the campaign into an all-out effort to help the Afghans win their war. More than any other American, he was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VICKERS, MICHAEL G. VIC

Summary: This Naked Life offers forty-eight raw and real stories of people who have found freedom from alcohol. In these pages, discover how Bryan went from hopeless certainty that drinking would eventually kill him to absolute peace over the course of a single day. See how reading one book gave Jennifer total freedom after twenty years of binge drinking. Watch Becca thrive in ways she had never thought...

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Publisher / Publication Date: This Naked Mind, LLC 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.861 THI

Alabed, Bana

Summary: Bana's mother tells her of the strong bana tree that grows in their homeland, Syria, and how Bana's strength helped her survive war, being a refugee, and starting fresh in a new country.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALA

Frank, Anne

Summary: This definitive edition, featuring a new translation, is the diary as Anne Frank wrote it, containing entries about her burgeoning sexuality and confrontations with her mother that were cut from previous editions. Frank's diary is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1995

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JT People Frank

Fox, Helena

Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Biz sees her father every day, though he died when she was seven. When he suddenly disappears, she tumbles into a disaster-land of grief and depression from which she must find her way back"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FOX

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Visionalist Entertainment Productions 2009

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

Summary: "In a collection of more than 150 original pieces created by members of POPS (Pain of the Prison System) the Club around the country, high-school students express their sorrow, confusion, anger, bewilderment, hopes, and dreams through poetry, essays, haiku, rap lyrics, drawings, paintings, photos, and collages. They tell stories that reflect different circumstances and experiences, but all...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Out of the Woods Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 810.8 DRE

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