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Klay, Phil.

Summary: "Phil Klay's Redeployment takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned. Interwoven with themes of brutality and faith, guilt and fear, helplessness and survival, the characters in these stories struggle to make meaning out of chaos. In "Redeployment", a soldier who has had to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Klay 2014

Jenoff, Pam

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Summary: When Helena discovers an American paratrooper stranded outside their small mountain village, wounded, but alive, she risks the safety of herself and her family, to hide Sam--a Jew. Soon her concern for the American grows into something much deeper--an attraction that will culminate in a singular act of betrayal that endangers them all--and sets in motion a chain of events that will reverberate...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Meissner, Susan

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Summary: "World War Two is over, but the recovery from the most intimate of its horrors has only just begun for Annaliese Lange, a German ballerina desperate to escape her past, and Simone Deveraux, the wronged daughter of a French Resistance spy. Now the two women are joining hundreds of other European war brides aboard the renowned RMS Queen Mary to cross the Atlantic and be reunited with their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MEI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEI

Wilder, Gene

Summary: When Paul Peachy, an amateur actor, is captured by the Germans during World War I, he impersonates a famous enemy spy whom he had briefly guarded and is offered fine wines and dinners, a driver and a tailor, and Annie, a beautiful courtesan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WIL

Wilder, Gene

Summary: Follows the experiences of a wounded World War II soldier who falls in love with a mysterious Danish woman during his convalescence in London before realizing that she may not be who she claims to be.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Barry, Sebastian

Summary: Entering the U.S. army after fleeing the Great Famine in Ireland, seventeen-year-old Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, experience the harrowing realities of the Indian wars and the American Civil War between the Wyoming plains and Tennessee.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

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Summary: There are no wars to fight. But Gunnery Sgt. Tom Highway, a dog-faced relic of past wars, still has a lot of fight in him. He is a Marine Corps lifer who started his last tour of duty before retirement, and sees the bumpy road his life has taken become more complicated, due to feisty recruits, by-the-book officers, and a salty ex-wife to whom he's still attracted.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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

Kehl, Jacqueline.

Summary: It's June 9, 1944, three days after D-Day. On the orders of the government, Captain John Miller and his men go to look for Private James Ryan. They must bring him home. But how many will survive the mission?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pearson Educational Limited 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEH

Peters, Ralph

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Mackin, Will

Summary: "In the tradition of Redeployment, a short story collection from a decorated U.S. Navy veteran who served several combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan--a powerful depiction of life on the front lines of today's warfare. A mesmerizing debut collection that reveals what it is like to be a member of an elite special operations team, when so many missions take place behind night vision, ancient...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Powers, Kevin.

Summary: In the midst of a bloody battle in the Iraq War, two soldiers, bound together since basic training, do everything to protect each other from both outside enemies and the internal struggles that come from constant danger.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2012

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Summary: Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Surrounded by the brutal realities of war each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 1999

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

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Woodiwiss, Kathleen E.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 1981

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Naslund, Sena Jeter.

Summary: Entrusted with her late husband's discovery of extraterrestrial life and enlisted by her dead husband's friend, anthropologist Pierre Saad, to help him smuggle a newly discovered artifact out of Egypt -- an ancient codex concerning the human authorship of the Book of Genesis -- Lucy Bergmann crash lands her plane on a slip of land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the Middle East....

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAS

Horn, Dara

Summary: Jacob Rappaport, a Jewish soldier in the Union army, struggles with difficult moral questions when he is ordered to murder his own uncle, who has been plotting an assassination attempt against President Lincoln.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

Bird, Sarah

Summary: "The compelling, hidden story of Cathy Williams, a former slave and the first woman to ever serve in the US Army "Here's the first thing you need to know about Miss Cathy Williams: I am the daughter of a daughter of a queen and my Mama never let me forget it." Missouri, 1864 Powerful, epic, and compelling, Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen shines light on a nearly forgotten figure in history....

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BIR

Graham, J. M. (James M.)

Summary: "Arizona Moon describes a fictional no-name operation in Vietnam's infamous Arizona Territory and Golf's 1st platoon of the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines operating west of the Tu Bon River in Quang Nam Province. The story centers on a squad leader, Corporal Raymond Strader, and an Apache Native American, L/Cpl Noche Gonshayee. Strader has only three days until his thirteen month tour of duty ends,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Naval Institute Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

Summary: When her brother is sent to fight in Vietnam, twelve-year-old Jamie begins to reconsider the army world that she has grown up in.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DOW

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Marlow, L. Y. (Lydia Y.)

Summary: "From the author of Color Me Butterfly, the poignant story of a decades-long love affair that creates complicated and unbreakable ties between two families that live worlds apart. When Morris Sullivan joins the navy in 1940, his hopes are high. Though he leaves behind his new wife and their baby daughter, he is thrilled to be pursuing his lifelong dream--only to be shipped off to Pearl Harbor...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Coyle, Harold

Summary: A military thriller featuring Captain NancyKozak of the U.S. Army on a covert operation inColombia. She battles drug barons and leftistrevolutionaries, the mission complicated by personalanimosity between her and the major-general incommand.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COY

Quinn, Julia

Summary: "While you were sleeping... With her brother Thomas injured on the battlefront in the Colonies, orphaned Cecilia Harcourt has two unbearable choices: move in with a maiden aunt or marry a scheming cousin. Instead, she chooses option three and travels across the Atlantic, determined to nurse her brother back to health. But after a week of searching, she finds not her brother but his best friend,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Crane, Stephen

Summary: During his service in the Civil War a young Union soldier matures to manhood and finds peace of mind as he comes to grips with his conflicting emotions about war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Crane

Brooks, Geraldine.

Summary: An extraordinary novel woven out of the lore of American history by the author of the international bestseller Year of Wonders. From Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated the character of the absent father, March, and crafted a story "filled with the ache of love and marriage and with the power of war upon the mind and heart of one unforgettable man"...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2004

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Crane, Stephen

Summary: During his service in the Civil War a young Union soldier matures to manhood and finds peace of mind as he comes to grips with his conflicting emotions about war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 0000

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