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Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Altieri, James J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ranger Book Committee 1977

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.5412 ALT

McGaugh, Scott

Summary: The story of the 442nd, a segregated unit of Japanese American citizens, commanded by white officers, that finally rescued the "lost battalion." Their unmatched courage and sacrifice under fire became legend - all the more remarkable because many of the soldiers had volunteered from prison-like "interment" camps where sentries watched their mothers and fathers from the barbed-wire perimeter. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 MCG

Murphy, Jack

Summary: "A heart-pounding military memoir from a former Army Ranger sniper and Special Operations weapon sergeant-turned-journalist about the incredible highs and devastating lows of his career."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MUR

Summary: "Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

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

Paronto, Kris

Summary: The former Ranger and CIA contractor shares stories from the private sector and his military career to reveal how the values of the Ranger Creed can be applied by anyone to achieve personal victories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 356.167

Summary: This premium, blue-chip Centennial Collection features beautiful new footage of eight of America's most beloved National Parks, creating an experience of some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world. Insightful explorations and fascinating stories of America's most majestic lands include Olympic, Yosemite, Everglades, Yellowstone, Saguaro, Grand Canyon, and Great Smoky Mountains.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Giles, Janice (Holt)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1970

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.542 GIL

Smith, Amber (Amber Lane)

Summary: A memoir of active combat by an elite female helicopter pilot stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan describes her division's high-risk battles and how they were challenged to perform under extreme duress, and shares insights into her experiences as a woman in a male-dominated unit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, AMBER SMI

Summary: Follows the members of Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, deployed in Falluja, Iraq, during the winter and spring of 2004, leading up to the Battle of Fallujah.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GreenHouse Pictures 2005

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

Makos, Adam

Summary: "Clarence Smoyer began the war as a gentle giant, a factory worker from Pennsylvania coal country reluctant to unleash the power of the Sherman tank he crewed. But as his tank platoon fought its way from Normandy to the Rhine and beyond, and he watched his friends cut down one by one, he learned to kill with deadly accuracy and efficiency. His fight would climax in Cologne, in the shadow of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMOYER, CLARENCE MAK

Best, Mat

Summary: "Mat Best may be the only man alive known for both crazy-intense military ops and crazy-funny YouTube videos. In Freedom On!, he uses the gallows humor and ribald sensibility that earned him over a million Facebook followers to tell his personal story of military service and the bumpy transition to civilian life and successful entrepreneurship. Beginning as a teenager in a military family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BEST, MAT BES

Summary: "Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words- direct, accessible, and unfiltered ... This unique four-hour series spotlights 17 artists working in the United States today, and invites viewers behind the working in scenes to see artists at work in their homes, communities, and unexpected sites- from an old-growth forest to a military base to a film set. The artists,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Art21, Inc. 2007

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

Sallah, Michael.

Summary: The true story of the seven-month rampage of an elite army unit in Vietnam, an experiment gone terribly wrong, is told from the viewpoints of the soldiers who tried to resist the descent into hell, and those who did not, and includes accounts from Vietnamese who witnessed the Tiger Force's rampages. It is also the story of how these atrocities, covered up by the Army for decades, came to light...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2006

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

Sallah, Michael.

Summary: Presents the "last great secret of the Vietnam War," the story of an experimental fighting unit known as the Tiger Force, the atrocities they committed, and the coverup that stretched all the way to the White House.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 959.7043 SAL

Hagar, Erin

Summary: Helen wants to contribute to the war effort after the United States goes to war in 1917--so she joins the Women's Land Army of America, an organization that trains women to do farm work, replacing the workers drafted into the army.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

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Guarnere, William.

Summary: Guarnere gives a gripping account of D-day from the partrooper's perspective. In vivid detail, Guarnere and Heffron re-create dropping into Holland to capture the roads and bridges between Eindhoven and Arnhem, known as Hell's Highway. Through much of 1944 the friends fought side by side--until Guarnere lost his right leg in the Battle of the Bulge and was sent home. Heffron went on to liberate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber 2007

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Rogal, William W.

Summary: "Chronicling the growth of a recruit from boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina, to a seasoned troop leader, this memoir also relates the experiences of the 200 soldiers in A Company, First Battalion, Second Marines, as they engaged in island warfare in the South Pacific at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan and Tinian"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McFarland & Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 ROGAL, WILLIAM W

Ambrose, Stephen E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 AMB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 AMB

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5449 AMB

Berlin, Irving

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Army Ordnance Association 1941

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: Pat Tillman chose to walk away from a multimillion-dollar football contract and join the military for no other reason than he felt it was the right thing to do. Documented are the facts surrounding the way the military manipulated his tragic death in the line of duty into a propaganda tool.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: 921 DVD Tillman 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stanton, Doug

Summary: A portrait of the American recon platoon of the 101st Airborne Division describes their sixty-day fight for survival during the 1968 Tet Offensive, tracing their postwar difficulties with acclimating into a peacetime America that did not want to hear their story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.7 STA

Copies Available at Peninsula

2 available in Adult, Call number: 959.7 STA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 STA

Tyson, Ann

Summary: "Veteran war correspondent Ann Scott Tyson first met Special Forces Major James Gant and heard about his battle renown when he was awarded the Silver Star several years ago. Soon after, in October, 2009, Gant rocked the US military establishment with hispaper "One Tribe at a Time," an incendiary criticism of what he considered a gaping hole in U.S. strategy: The failure to engage Afghanistan's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 GANT, JAMES TYS

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 958.104 TYS

Irving, Nicholas

Summary: "A narrative chronicle of the elite Army Special Ops sniper's distinguished career presents step-by-step accountings of his 10 most significant missions while offering insight into the art of sniper shooting, the weapons snipers use and the intelligence they depend on."--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 IRVING, NICHOLAS IRV