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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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O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: As the horrors of the Third Reich were exposed after World War II, many Nazi war criminals--including Josef Mengele, Klaus Barbie, and Adolf Eichmann--went on the run. But self-styled "Nazi hunters" were determined to track them down. This disparate group included a French couple, American lawyer, German prosecutor, Israeli Mossad agents, and a death camp survivor. Over decades, these men and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5318 ORE

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2015

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Lowry, Lois

Summary: In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC LOW

30 holds on 14 copies

Summary: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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

Brady, Tim

Summary: General Omar Bradley said of him, "I have never known a braver man or a more devoted soldier." But for much of his life, Theodore Roosevelt's son Ted seemed born to live in his father's shadow. With the same wide smile, winning charm, and vigorous demeanor, Ted possessed limitless potential, with even the White House within his reach. In the First World War, Ted braved gunfire and gas attacks...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROOSEVELT, THEODORE BRA

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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Némirovsky, Irène

Summary: A novel about life and death in occupied France during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC NEM

Wiebe, Kurtis J.

Summary: In 1940, as Calais, France, falls to the Germans during World War II, an American boy named Peter Panzerfaust rallies a group of orphans to work together to survive and find their way to safety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics/Shadowline 2014

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Summary: After landing with Allied troops in Anzio Italy in 1944, war correspondent Dick Ennis and buddy Corporal Rabinoff tell Anzio commander General Lesley that the road to Rome is wide open. But instead of heading to Rome, Lesley attempts to build a coastal stronghold, only to discover that the Germans have outflanked them by enclosing the Anzio beachhead.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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

Tarshis, Lauren

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Eleven-year-old Danny Crane is alone on his favorite beach in Hawaii when the world is torn apart and World War II officially hits the United States. Does he have what it takes to find his way home in the midst of the bombs, the smoke, and the destruction of the day that will live in infamy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: A group of brave Polish pilots known as Squadron 303 fought in the skies over England in World War II, not just to keep Great Britain free from the Nazis, but also to keep alive the very idea of their own country, which had existed in its modem form for barely 20 years before it was crushed between the opposing jaws of Germany and Russia. Equipped with the almost-obsolete Hurricane airplane and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Summary: At an Army base in 1941 Hawaii, the lives of enlisted men and officers are troubled by spiteful commanders, sadistic military police, and forbidden love. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie From 2001

Swanson, Jennifer

Summary: "Pearl Harbor features real stories of that fateful Sunday morning in 1941 when Japanese planes executed a surprise attack on the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. American Girl Nanea Mitchell shares her own experiences adjusting to the drastic changes to everyday life in Hawaii following the attack"--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC SWA

Summary: "What happened at Dunkirk in May 1940 must rank as one of the greatest maritime evacuations in history. A third of a million British soldiers were facing annihilation but just days later the majority had been rescued and Churchill had delivered his most famous speech. Vowing never to surrender. This gripping drama/documentary from the BBC offices a unique perspective and a true understanding of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DUN RATED NOT RATED

Summary: One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II, a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeare's "King Lear." Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager "Sir" who is playing Lear is nowhere to be seen. His dresser "Norman" must scramble to keep the production alive but will Sir turn up in time? And if he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland, and he must determine if he has what it takes to survive the Nazis and fight back.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Summary: In 1940, the merchant ship Glencairn rolls and shivers in the black North Atlantic. On board, her anxious crewmen search the sky for German planes and hope they'll survive "The long voyage home."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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

Morris, Heather

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: This novel is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz. Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners and used the job's freedom of movement to trade items taken from murdered Jews for food to keep others alive.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Historical fiction. When disaster strikes, heroes are made. New York Times bestselling author Lauren Tarshis brings history's most exciting and terrifying events to life in the thrilling I SURVIVED series In this collection, witness unforgettable kids who, against all odds, survived sinking ships, shark attacks, the most destructive hurricane to hit North America, and the bombing that launched...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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Summary: "A French village ... chronicles the impact of World War II on a small village in central France. The series follows the lives of the villagers during the war as their lives become irrevocably changed by the German occupation and its aftermath. The Germans arrive in June 1940; the occupation will go on for five years and will reveal the strengths, weaknesses and secrets of the characters as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Smith, Martin Cruz

Summary: A poor fisherman named Cenzo comes across a girl's body, floating in the lagoon. He carries her into his boat and soon discovers that she is very much alive, and very much in trouble. Born to a wealthy Jewish family who has been captured and deported by the Nazis, Guilia is on the run after she was found hiding in a local hospital. Cenzo decides it's the right thing to do to help her escape,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Smith 2016

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