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Summary: This documentary tells the story of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, consul to Lithuania during World War II. Sugihara defied Tokyo authorities and wrote transit visas that allowed hundreds of Jewish families to flee Europe through Russia to Japan and other countries. Includes home movies, photographs, film footage, and interviews with Holocaust survivors who owe their lives to Chiune Sugihara.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2005

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

Vinke, Hermann

Summary: Tells the life story of the German army captain who began as a strong supporter of Hitler and changed to a rescuer of Jews and others after witnessing Nazi brutalities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Star Bright Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 HOS

Zijl, Annejet van der

Summary: When they fell in love in 1928, Rika and Waldemar could not have been more different. She was a thirty-seven-year-old Dutch-born mother, estranged from her husband. He was her immigrant boarder, not yet twenty, and a wealthy Surinamese descendant of slaves. The child they have together, brown skinned and blue eyed, brings the couple great joy yet raises some eyebrows. Until the Nazi occupation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2019

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Crowe, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westview 2004

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

Down, Susan Brophy.

Summary: Irena Sendler was born into a Catholic family in Poland in 1910. Throughout the German occupation in World War II, Irena worked tirelessly to help save Polands Jews from the Nazi horror. Irena saved at least 2,500 Jewish children from certain death during the Holocaust. By the time of her death in 2008, Irena had been honored by the governments of Poland and Israel, Pope John Paul II, and many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 SEN

Summary: Romek is a Jewish boy from Krakow hiding out with a rural Catholic family in Poland in 1943. Romek soons finds himself in an ackward position with the other children of the village, who don't know whether to view the newcomer as a friend or rival. In a catechism class taught by a local priest, Ramek meets Marka, a local thirteen-year-old whose romantic interest sparks some twists that include...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Edges 2005

Rogow, Sally M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Granville Island Pub. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.5318 ROG

Roy, Jennifer

Summary: "Tells Irena Sendler's story of saving 2,500 children during the Holocaust"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SEN

Summary: The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When the Germans invade their country, they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. To fight back on their own terms,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ZOO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ZOO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Zookeeper's 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD ZOO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ZOO RATED PG-13

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

Barber, Terry

Contents: The Nazis' rise to power -- The Holocaust -- Schindler's business -- Schindler's vows -- Schindler's plan -- Schindler's list -- Schindler's factory -- After the war -- Glossary -- Talking about the book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCHINDLER, OSKAR BAR

Friedman, Henry

Summary: "When the family was liberated by the Russians after eighteen months in hiding, Henry, at age fifteen, was emaciated and too weak to walk. The Friedmans eventually made their way to a displaced persons camp in Austria where Henry quickly learned to wheel and deal, seducing women of various ages and nationalities, and mastering the intricacies of the black market. In I'm No Hero, he faces with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Washington Press 1999

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

Nelson, Anne

Summary: "This is one of the untold stories of the Holocaust. Suzanne Spaak was born into the Belgian Catholic elite and married into the country's leading political family. Her brother-in-law was the Foreign Minister and her husband Claude was a playwright and patron of the painter Renée Magritte. In Paris in the late 1930s her friendship with a Polish Jewish refugee led her to her life's purpose. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SPAAK, SUZANNE NEL

Joukowsky, Artemis A. W.

Summary: "Official companion to the Ken Burns film premiering September 20, 2016, on PBS tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary couple whose faith and commitment to social justice inspired them to undertake dangerous rescue and relief missions across war-torn Europe, saving the lives of countless refugees, political dissidents, and Jews on the eve of World War II." -- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2016

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

Gies, Miep

Summary: Hiding Otto Frank and his family in an Amsterdam office building during World War II, Miep Gies shares a remarkable story of courage and devastation along with the special friendship of a young girl whose memory remains in hearts across the world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Springwater 2008

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 GIE

Orringer, Julie

Summary: In 1940, Varian Fry--a Harvard educated American journalist--traveled to Marseille carrying three thousand dollars and a list of imperiled artists and writers he hoped to rescue within a few weeks. Instead, he ended up staying in France for thirteen months, working under the veil of a legitimate relief organization to procure false documents, amass emergency funds, and set up an underground...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Cambron, Kristy.

Summary: Manhattan art dealer Sera James' discovery of a portrait of a Holocaust victim leads her to search for the story of the painting's subject, an aristocratic Austrian violinist whose efforts to smuggle Jews out of Vienna put her in Auschwitz.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harpercollins Christian Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION CAM

Schindler, Emilie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1997

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

Kramer, Clara

Summary: Polish-born Kramer, president of the Holocaust Resource Foundation at Kean University, recounts her life as a frightened, hungry teenager during the Holocaust who, along with her family, was rescued by righteous gentiles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 KRAMER, CLARA KRA

Vaughan, Marcia K.

Summary: "The story of Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker who helped rescue nearly 2500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II. Includes afterword, author's note, sources, and glossary"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5318 VAU

Summary: A collection of programs that look at the ordinary men and women who risked their lives to rescue Jews during the Holocaust.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Tells the never-before-told story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who left their children behind in the care of their parish and boldly committed to a life-threatening mission in Europe. Over two dangerous years they helped save scores of imperiled dissidents and refugees fleeing the Nazi occupation across Europe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DEF

Summary: The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SCH RATED R

Ackerman, Diane.

Summary: The true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw--and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Żabiński began smuggling Jews into empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the Żabińskis' villa, emerging after dark for dinner,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2007

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 ACK

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 ACK

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2 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 ACK

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 Ack

Ackerman, Diane.

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Summary: When Germany invaded Poland, bombers devastated Warsaw--and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski began smuggling Jews into the empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the Zabinskis' villa, emerging after dark for dinner, socializing and, during rare moments of calm, piano concerts. Jan, active in the Polish resistance, kept...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2007

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 ACK