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Hillenbrand, Laura

Summary: In this captivating new young adult edition, the story of a man's breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. This gripping narrative will introduce a new generation to one of history's most thrilling survival epics.--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS HIL

Coram, Robert.

Summary: During the course of his military career, Bud Day won every available combat medal, escaped death on no less than seven occasions, and spent 67 months as a POW in the infamous Hanoi Hilton, along with John McCain. Despite sustained torture, Day would not break. He became a hero to POWs everywhere--a man who fought without pause, not a prisoner of war, but a prisoner at war. Upon his return,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 COR

Summary: Growing up in post-WWII Germany, the son of a Nazi slain during the war, Dieter Dengler dreamed about becoming a pilot. At age 18 he emigrated to the United States and worked odd jobs until he was accepted into the Navy and began pilot training. He was sent to Vietnam around 1966 and on his first mission was shot down and taken prisoner. There, the Vietcong tortured him until Dengler engineered...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Werner Herzog Filmproduktion 2001

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

Handy, Edward A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2004

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

Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2010

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Edmonds, Chris (Christopher Waring)

Summary: "Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is theinspiring truestory of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the final days of World War II to save others from murderous Nazis, and the lasting effects his actions had on thousands of lives--then and now. Captured in the Battle of the Bulge, Master Sergeant Roddie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Cornum, Rhonda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CORNUM, RHONDA COR

Moore, Stephen L.

Summary: In late 1944, the Allies invaded the Japanese-held Philippines, and soon the end of the Pacific War was within reach. But for the last 150 American prisoners of war still held on the island of Palawan, there would be no salvation. After years of slave labor, starvation, disease, and torture, their worst fears were about to be realized. On December 14, with machine guns trained on them, they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MOO

Hillenbrand, Laura.

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Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS HIL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 HIL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 HIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B ZAMPERINI HIL

Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared. Then, on the ocean surface, the face of a young lieutenant appeared as he struggled to pull himself aboard a life raft. So began one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War as told by the author of "Seabiscuit."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS HILLENBRAND

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 Zamperini 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B ZAMPERINI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 940.54 HIL

Benge, Janet

Summary: One of the famous Doolittle Raiders who first attacked Japan after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Jacob DeShazer (1912-2008) knew this one-way mission was dangerous. Indeed, it led to his capture as a prisoner of war. Beaten, malnourished, and alone in his cell, Jacob was given a Bible -- and far away from home, this American soldier became a Christian.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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McCann, Hugh Wray.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbor Cove Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 NICHOLAS, JOHNNY MCC

Brace, Ernest C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7043 BRA

Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: In this captivating young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a man’s breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. Lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred photographs and featuring an exclusive interview with Zamperini, Unbroken will introduce a new generation to one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 ZAM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 910.54 HIL

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ZAM

Colton, Larry.

Summary: Documents the stories of four World War II prisoners of war who were tortured by their Japanese captors, describing the events that led to their imprisonment, the brutal conditions that forged their deep bond, and their considerable struggles to re-acclimate to civilian life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2010

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Spinelli, Angelo M.

Contents: Angelo Spinelli's narrative and photographs -- North Africa -- Captured! -- Stalag IIIB-Fürstenberg/Oder -- Stalag IIIA-Luckenwalde -- Liberation and home -- Civilian Spinelli and his photographs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fordham University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5472 SPI

Rasmussen, Randall L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sunstone Press 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.547 Rasmussen

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5472 RAS

Tyler, Leslie J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crystal Pub. 1992

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 940.544 TYL

Edmonds, Chris (Christopher Waring)

Summary: "Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is the inspiring true story of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the treacherous final days of World War II to save others from murderous Nazis, and the lasting effects his actions had on thousands of lives--then and now"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EDMONDS, RODDIE EDM

Townley, Alvin.

Summary: "The story of the indomitable American POWs who endured "Alcatraz," the Hanoi prison camp where North Vietnam locked its most dangerous and subversive prisoners, and the wives who fought to bring them home. During the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners of war faced years of brutal conditions and horrific torture at the hands of communist interrogators who ruthlessly plied them for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 TOW

Whipps, Ray

Summary: Ray and Betty Whipps both served in Europe during WWII: Ray as an infantryman under General Patton in the trenches of Normandy, Paris, and Belgium, and Betty as a field nurse in Cherbourg, France. The two met when Betty tended to Ray after he was injured in a mortar blast. Both strong Christians, the two bonded over their shared faith, and as Betty nursed Ray back to health, they fell in love...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHIPPS, RAY WHI

Charles, H. Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zenith Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5472 CHA

Cohen, Roger.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.5472 Cohen

Cohen, Roger.

Summary: Describes how 350 American POWs captured during the Battle of the Bulge were singled out by the Nazis because they were Jews or looked like Jews, and transported to a concentration camp in Germany, where they were put to work as slave labor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.547 Cohen

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5472 COH

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