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Summary: Beginning with the Germans arrival in June 1940, they endure five years of rationing, fighting and betrayals, and strain to keep some semblance of their existence intact. The war shatters all their lives, but a few of them, even in the shadow of destruction, reach out to find fleeting moments of connection and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

Summary: Recounts the story of Winston Churchill's challenges in World War I, especially how the disastrous Battle of Gallipoli leds to his disgrace and eventual resignation, and how he sought redemption by taking up active service in the British army; a story told through Churchill's own words in his letters to his wife Clementine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: In 1818 India, Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe and Sergeant Major Patrick Harper are traveling across India, escorting the beautiful Marie-Angélique Bonnet to meet her fiancé. While in bandit-plagued badlands, they come across the very dregs of the Crown's troops : an ill disciplined, rag-tag unit led by boy soldier Beauclare. As Sharpe and company sit down to have dinner with their hosts, the camp...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc. acting as agents for 2 entertain Video Ltd. 2010

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Summary: The German occupation changes the life of the village of Villeneuve forever, and as its residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking. In this gripping drama, ordinary citizens become patriots, traitors, Nazi employees or activists. Beginning with the Germans' arrival in June 1940, they endure five years of rationing, fighting and betrayals,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

Summary: Risking their lives on deadly undercover missions around the globe, the Unit is a highly skilled, ultra-secret contingent of special forces soldiers operating outside the traditional chain of military command. The hunters become the hunted as the team and their families are targeted by a deadly and far-reaching conspiracy forcing them to relocate and assume new identities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV UNI

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAC

Summary: A war story and a love story, as well as a biting satire on the emergence of the world we live in today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SWO

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAC

Summary: The final episodes follow the indomitable heroine through the turmoil and terror of World War I to the 1920s. Based on a true story of Rosa Lewis, a culinary genius and the owner of London's Cavendish Hotel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2012

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DUC

Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War Ii German occupation on a small village in central France.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2016

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Summary: "Part EVAC hospital, part USO entertainment center--this outpost of craziness and compassion introduces us to the Vietnam War through the eyes of the women who served there"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: StarVista Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CHI

Summary: Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROM

Summary: Veteran seaman Quinton McHale is commissioned into the Navy Reserve at the start of WWII. He becomes Skipper of Torpedo Patrol (PT) Boat #73, stationed on the island of Taratupa in the Pacific. Assigned to his command are six free-spirited, good-hearted swabbies who love to have fun. McHale and his men are constant irritants to their base commander, Captain Wallace B. Binghamton. Binghamton is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series McHale's 2007

Summary: Sharpe's enemy : Sharpe leads a mission to free an English colonel's wife who is hostage to a gang of lawless deserters led by an evil villain from Sharpe's past. Sharpe's honour : When a French spy frames him for dishonouring a Spanish aristocrat's wife, Sharpe faces arrest, duels, court martial and death to clear his good name and avoid damaging Britain's alliance with Spain. Sharpe's gold :...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Summary: Given one more chance by Being X, a ruthless Japanese office worker is reincarnated as Tanya Degurechaff, a young and still-ruthless girl tasked with fighting on the front lines of war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: BLU-RAY ANIME SAG

Summary: Still stationed on their naval base on the tiny island of Taratupa during World War II, Lt. Cdr. Quinton McHale, Ensign Parker and the rest of the scheming crew of PT-73 are back with more adventures from the Pacific. The Skipper and his swabbies are on a permanent quest for wine, women and profit in between war maneuvers. Battles with the Japanese could never measure up to the ongoing conflict...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series McHale's 2007

Summary: Sharpe's battle : Sharpe must recover stolen supply wagons and lead green troops into battle against a French general whose " chief weapon is horror." Sharpe's sword : Under orders to protect Wellington's master spy from the French, Sharpe finds himself in a fight for his life against "Boney's" best swordsman, Leroux. Sharpe's regiment : In a race against time to expose corruption in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Summary: Sharpe's rifles : Sharpe saves Wellesley's life and is promoted to Lieutenant. He is put in command of the Chosen men, a crack regiment of riflemen who resist acknowledging his authority. Sharpe's eagle : When the French seize the King's Colours and Sharpe loses an old friend in battle, he steadfastly, but quietly swears to avenge the officer's death and restore England's honour. Sharpe's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Summary: What if Germany had won the war? This story explores an alternative timeline in which the United Kingdom is occupied by Nazi Germany, during the Second World War. Based on the novel by acclaimed spy novelist Len Deighton, this exciting mini-series follows detective Douglas Archer as he investigates a murder that draws him in to a web of political intrigue.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War II German occupation on a small village in central France. As the residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tetra Media Fiction 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRE

Summary: Eric Trapp and heroic ex-RAF pilot Eddie Wallis have very little in common except for their mutual dislike for one another and playing in the same big band orchestra. Their skirmishes with vicious gangsters and exploding bombs compel them to join forces.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Entertainment 2012

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV AIN

Summary: Set in Poland, Paris and Berlin in the years leading up to the Second World War. At the French embassy in Warsaw, Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier, is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of the city. At the same time, he is involved in a passionate love affair with a Parisian woman of Polish heritage. Risking his life, Mercier works in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SPI

Summary: Sharpe is back with three more edge-of-your-seat, feature-length episodes set during the Napoleonic wars of 19th century Spain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Summary: Follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MER NOT RATED

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mercy 2016

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