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Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Story of men who tunneled to escape a German prisoner-of-war camp. Learn about the planners, task leaders, and key players of the escape from Stalag Luft III"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 YOM

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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: A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD HOM

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ho 6

Glusman, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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

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

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody (Lewis) is now a U.S. congressman, and former CIA agent Carrie Mathison (Danes) has returned to civilian life. But when a new and potentially devastating terrorist threat emerges, Brody and Carrie's lives become intertwined once again and they resume their delicate dance of suspicion, deceit and desire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD HOM RATED NR

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ho 2

Summary: As Carrie and Saul search for the truth behind the bombing of CIA headquarters, lines are blurred between friend and foe and no one can be trusted. While hiding a stunning secret of her own, Carrie helps recruit Brody for a dangerous mission that could offer him a chance at redemption. But when the plan unravels and Brody is targeted deep inside Iran, he must put his life in Carrie's hands,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD HOM RATED R

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM

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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 940.5472 HIL

Norman, Michael

Summary: For the first four months of 1942, U.S., Filipino, and Japanese soldiers fought what was America's first major land battle of World War II, the battle for the tiny Philippine peninsula of Bataan. It ended with the surrender of 76,000 Filipinos and Americans, the single largest defeat in American military history. The defeat, though, was only the beginning, as Michael and Elizabeth M. Norman...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 NOR

Bradley, James

Summary: Over the remote Pacific island of Chichi Jima, nine American flyers-Navy and Marine airmen sent to bomb Japanese communications towers there-were shot down. One od those nine was miraculously rescued by a U.S. Navy submarine. The others were captured and held by Japanese soldiers on Chichi Jim and held prisoner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 BRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 Bradley

Bradley, James

Summary: Relates the story of eight American airmen who were shot down over Chichi Jima during World War II, one of whom was rescued and later became president of the United States, and the other seven who were captured by Japanese troops.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 BRA

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: When the war ended, his battle began. Based on Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book, this begins where Unbroken ends, sharing the next amazing chapter of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini's powerful true story of forgiveness, redemption, and amazing grace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD UNB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Un

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: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.5451 KER

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hillenbrand, Laura.

2 holds on 5 copies

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 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

Burrows, Edwin G.

Summary: Between 1775 and 1783, some 200,000 Americans took up arms against the British Crown, and just over 6,800 died in battle. About 25,000 became prisoners of war, most of them confined in New York City under conditions so atrocious that they perished by the thousands. Evidence suggests that at least 17,500 Americans may have died in these prisons--more than twice the number to die on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.371 BUR

Norman, Michael

Summary: Following the U.S. surrender to the Japanese on the peninsula of Bataan in 1942, 76,000 American and Filipino POWs began the infamous Death March. This gripping narrative, told in unsparing but sympathetic detail, focuses intermittently on American POW Ben Steele, whose sketches adorn the book, and the hell of Japanese prison and labor camps that introduced these captives to the starvation,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: 940.54 NOR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 NOR

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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