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Summary: Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War (1914-1918), the film recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war's 'lost generation': Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FRA

Summary: "A couple face a nuclear holocaust with only the instruction from the government's infamous 'Protect and survive' leaflet to help them."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Four Ltd. 2010

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

Summary: Salty saga of the bravest skipper ever to sail the seas- Captain Horatio Hornblower. The English Captain sailed during the Napoleonic era, and out thought, outmaneuvered and outfought his rivals, but was more than a little at sea when faced with a beautiful woman!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE CAP

Summary: A 12-year orphan boy works for the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II, undertaking dangerous reconnaissance missions behind enemy lines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IVA

Summary: During the last major German offensive of WWII, a group of daring American soldiers set out to turn the war against all odds. Their mission will take them deep into German territory to derail Nazi efforts in obtaining the ultimate super weapon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

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

Summary: Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN COU

Summary: "In harm's way": An epic treatment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, details the devastating sneak attack on the Naval base as well as the explosive behind-the-scenes stories, and the counter-offensive. (167 min.).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

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

Summary: The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Summary: In a Japanese prison camp on Java in 1942, two British officers, John Lawrence and Jack Celliers, encounter camp commander Yonoi and his sergeant Hara. Things had been going pretty well, until charismatic, rebellious Celliers arrived. Yonoi is a devotee of the samurai ideal; neither he nor Hara can understand the stoic way in which the British prisoners accept their situation of defeat....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

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Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY THE

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

Summary: Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MON

Summary: In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD 300

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE THR

Summary: When U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler escapes death after being shot down over one of the most intense front lines in the Vietnam War, his troubles were just beginning. He is taken captive by the Vietnamese Army and is forced to endure a harrowing stint in a Vietnamese prison camp. Dengler and a small band of his fellow captives stage a death-defying escape. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment [distributor] 2007

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Summary: A biographical drama of one of the most controversial public figures of his time, General Douglas MacArthur.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2001

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

Summary: With more than 85 of the best war films from the United States National Archives, you can see America at war through the eyes of the people who were actually there in Century of War. This special 24-DVD set includes recently released and rarely seen films of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Nuremberg Trials and more. Witness World War I and II, the Korean, Vietnam and the Cold wars as they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Topics Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Ce 2

Summary: The documentary mini-series traces the causes, courses, major events and personalities of the American Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

Summary: With more than 85 of the best war films from the United States National Archives, you can see America at war through the eyes of the people who were actually there in Century of War. This special 24-DVD set includes recently released and rarely seen films of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Nuremberg Trials and more. Witness World War I and II, the Korean, Vietnam and the Cold wars as they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Topics Entertainment 2009

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Summary: With more than 85 of the best war films from the United States National Archives, you can see America at war through the eyes of the people who were actually there in Century of War. This special 24-DVD set includes recently released and rarely seen films of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Nuremberg Trials and more. Witness World War I and II, the Korean, Vietnam and the Cold wars as they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Topics Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Ce 3

Summary: At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's clergyman was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2010

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE AFR

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

Summary: "The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1998

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

Summary: The story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg's friendship with a Cambodian interpreter, Dith Pran, during the time of the 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA KIL

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Summary: A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2017

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

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Dunkirk 2017