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Sands, Philippe

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "The life and mysterious death of Otto Wachter, former Governor of Nazi-occupied Poland, who died in the Vatican after World War II"-- Baron Otto von Wächter: Austrian lawyer, husband, father, high Nazi official, senior SS officer, former governor of Galicia during the war, creator and overseer of the Krakow ghetto, indicted after as a war criminal for the mass murder of more than 100,000...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WACHTER, OTTO SAN
1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WACHTER, OTTO SAN

Kanter, Trudi.

Summary: A true story of a Jewish Austrian hat designer who rescued herself and the businessman she loved during the 1938 Nazi invasion, seeking safety amid the horrors of World War II Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5482 KANTER, TRUDI KAN

Segev, Tom

Summary: A fully documented profile of the "Nazi hunter" famous for his unrelenting pursuit of Nazi criminals draws on extensive international records to discuss such topics as his role in capturing Adolf Eichmann, rivalry with Elie Wiesel, and infamy later in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 WIESENTHAL, SIMON SEG

Levy, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans 1994

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

Silva, Daniel

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Hero Gabriel Allon is a restorer of paintings and frescoes and also a reluctant member of Israeli intelligence. Action and suspense abound in this serious fiction with a serious purpose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2004

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Rubio, Salva

Summary: "This is a dramatic retelling of true events in the life of Francisco Boix, a Spanish press photographer and communist who fled to France at the beginning of World War II. Through an odd turn of events, Boix finds himself the confidant of an SS officer who is documenting prisoner deaths at the camp. Boix realizes that he has a chance to prove Nazi war crimes by stealing the negatives of these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dead Reckoning 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 RUB

Isenberg, Sheila.

Summary: An American heiress turned resistance hero, Muriel was an electrifying woman who impressed everyone she met with her beauty and intelligence. Her adventurous life led her from Chicago's high society to a Viennese medical school, and then to the Austrian underground.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.53 ISE

Bastianich, Lidia

Summary: The host of "Lidia's Kitchen" shares a memoir that traces her impoverished but loving upbringing under Tito's communist regime in Yugoslavia, her years as a refugee while trying to enter the United States, and her early start as a restaurant worker.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 BAST

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5092 Bastianich 2018

Jones, Brent E.

Summary: "An intimate true account of Americans at war, Days of Steel Rain is an epic drama about an unlikely group of men forced to work together in the face of an increasingly desperate enemy during the final year of World War II. Sprawling across the Pacific, this untold story follows the crew of the newly-built "vengeance ship" USS Astoria, named after her sunken predecessor lost earlier in the war....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2021

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Bonyhady, Tim

Summary: An analysis of turn-of-the-twentieth-century Vienna is presented through the lives of the influential Gallias family, discussing their rarefied art collections, their religious beliefs, and their daring flight from the Nazi Anschluss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BON

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished from view. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting in one of the century's most important trials--one that cemented the Holocaust in the public imagination. THE NAZI...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 364.151 BAS

Summary: The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiancée rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: Recounts how, sixteen years after the end of World War II, a team of undercover Israeli agents captured the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, in a remote area of Argentina and brought him to trial in Israel for crimes committed during the Holocaust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2013

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Marwell, David George

Summary: "A gripping account of the infamous Nazi doctor, from a former Justice Department official tasked with uncovering his fate. One of the most notorious war criminals of all time, Dr. Josef Mengele has come to symbolize both the evil of the Nazi regime and the failure of justice in the postwar world. Drawing on new scholarship and sources, historian David G. Marwell examines Mengele's life and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MENGELE, JOSEF MAR

Holleeder, Astrid

Summary: This stunning, edge-of-your seat memoir chronicles Astrid's terrifying experience working as a double agent, preserving her brother's trust just so that she could get enough information to put him away for life. Judas is the intimate account of Astrid's deeply personal betrayal, set against the backdrop of their haunting family history and the astonishing world of the criminal underground....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOLLEEDER, ASTRID HOL

Andrews, Julie

Summary: A young novice, uncertain about becoming a nun, becomes governess to seven children of an autocratic ex-naval captain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Lichtblau, Eric

Summary: "The remarkable story of Fred Mayer, a German-born Jew who escaped Nazi Germany only to return as an American commando on a secret mission behind enemy lines. Growing up in Germany, Freddy Mayer witnessed the Nazis' rise to power. When he was sixteen, hisfamily made the decision to flee to the United States--they were among the last German Jews to escape, in 1938. In America, Freddy tried...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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

Mitchell, Jerry

Summary: "An award-winning investigative reporter shares the real-life detective story of how Klansmen came to justice in notorious unsolved civil rights cold cases--decades after they had gotten away with murder"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 MIT

Golabek, Mona

Summary: The true story of Lisa Jura, one of the thousands of Jewish children who survived World War II via the Kindertransport.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: The story of the surviving members of the Viennese Hakoah sports club women's swim team, a world-dominating competitor in the 1930s. The club was eventually shut down during Hitler's reign, though all the women managed to escape capture. Combines historical footage and contemporary interviews to reconnect the women's lives and memories.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2005

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

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: "From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told throughthe improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MEA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MEAGHER, THOMAS FRANCIS EGA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MEAGHER EGA

Becker, Elizabeth

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "One spent 23 days in captivity. Another jumped off planes to get the perfect aerial shot. The other reported from war-torn slums and villages. Catherine Leroy, Frankie Fitzgerald and Kate Webb were the first female frontline journalists in the history of US war reporting. Over the course of the Vietnam War they challenged the rules and expectations imposed on them, all in an effort to get the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2021

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Kurzem, Mark.

Summary: Documents the author's father's childhood as a Nazi SS unit's mascot, describing how the five-year-old Jewish escapee from a death squad witnessed massacres by his unit and his efforts to hide his Nazi ties in later years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 Kurzem 2007

Summary: On the Bowery: A documentary film of men living on the Bowery. Depicts life inside the bars and on the sidewalks, the alcoholism and unemployment and life on the streets. Good times, wonderful times: This antiwar film predated Viet Nam, but had great impact in the sixties. The film cuts between documentary war footage and extemporized conversations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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