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Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: Tells the stories -- in their own words -- of several of the thousands of Jewish children rescued from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940 and brought to new homes in the United Kingdom. Memoir pieces, poems, photographs, and other primary sources bring their stories to life.

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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Summary: General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission.

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2007

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

Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Atwood, Kathryn J.

Summary: Collects the stories of fifteen women who risked their lives to become heroes in the Pacific theater of World War II.

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 ATW

Pearson, P. O'Connell (Patricia O'Connell)

Summary: In the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country's call in its time of need during World War II.

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 PEA

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "The true story of Lt. Robert Grimes running for his life as he evades being captured by Nazi soldiers. Robert Grimes escapes danger with help from the Comet Line, a resistance group that rescued Allied soldiers during WWII"--

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 CHA

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Presents a graphic novel retelling of the Doolittle Raid, an American aerial operation to bomb Tokyo during World War II.

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

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Summary: Witnesses the tactical errors and fatal miscalculations of the Axis powers.

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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

Farrell, Mary Cronk.

Summary: A tribute to the American nurses trapped in the Philippines by the attack on Pearl Harbor describes the harrowing conditions under which they treated soldiers before being captured and forced to endure starvation and disease for three years.

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N Abrams Inc 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 FAR

Rauch, Georg

Summary: "A YA memoir of an 18-year old part-Jewish youth who, despite his heritage, is drafted into Hitler's army and sent to serve on the Russian front"--

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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Marrin, Albert.

Summary: Examines the role of the air force in World War II, including the nonstop bombing over Germany and the slow island by island battles in the Pacific.

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 1982

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.544 MAR

Wright, Stephen L.

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2008

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Thomas, Evan

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5426 THO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5426 THO

Archer, Jules.

Summary: An account of the military campaign in New Guinea during World War II, which the author viewed from several positions, including staff sergeant and war correspondent.

Publisher / Publication Date: J. Messner 1985

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5426 ARC

Atwood, Kathryn J.

Summary: These twenty-six stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, Great Britain, the United States, and provide an inspiring reminder of women and girls' refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout history.

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 ATW

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: Portrays the events of World War II in 1944, when escalating Pacific battles between the forces of General MacArthur and the Japanese army lead to the development of humanity's deadliest weapon and President Truman's impossible choice.

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 ORE

Thomas, Evan

Summary: An account of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October 1944 is told through the commands of four naval leaders, including two American commanders and two Japanese admirals, and offers insight into how the war reflected profound cultural differences.

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.5426 THO

Shapiro, Stephen.

Summary: Offers readers factual tales about an array of spy schemes used by various countries in an attempt to trick the enemy and win the war, and is enhanced with sidebars, historical photos, and color maps.

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5485 SHA

Hanson, Victor Davis

Summary: "A definitive account of World War II by America's preeminent military historian World War II was the most lethal conflict in human history. Never before had a war been fought on so many diverse landscapes and in so many different ways, from rocket attacks in London to jungle fighting in Burma to armor strikes in Libya. The Second World Wars examines how combat unfolded in the air, at sea, and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, Hachette Book Group 2017

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Kennedy, Paul M.

Summary: Analyzes previously unexplored strategic factors that contributed to the Allied victory in World War II, sharing assessments of ambitious goals successfully pursued by FDR, Churchill, and other attendees at the Casablanca Conference.

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 KEN

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: Chronicles the efforts of the Allied forces to thwart the Nazi occupiers of Norway in their effort to build an atomic bomb.

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: The story of America's little known war-within-a war -- that of the "silent service" -- U.S. submarine warfare during World War II.

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 950.54 HOP

Capek, Michael

Summary: "The Wilhelm Gustloff Story studies the Wilhelm Gustloff, a German passenger liner sunk in World War II's closing months while carrying thousands of refugees. Vivid text and images bring the ship to life, examining its construction, technology, crew, and passengers, as well as its place in history. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common...

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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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.

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