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Groom, Winston

Summary: "In this exciting, meticulously researched narrative, best-selling author and historian Winston Groom returns to tell one of the most monumental stories of the twentieth century. It is the tale of three remarkably different men, joined in a mission to end World War II and restore order. Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin redefined a generation and transformed its political...

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 GRO

Borrowman, Jerry

Summary: "The struggle to combat the Nazis during World War II encompassed front lines far beyond conventional battlefields. In a panoramic and compelling account, author Jerry Borrowman shares seven largely untold stories of people who undertook extraordinary efforts to defeat the Third Reich at enormous personal risk.Some were soldiers like the Ghost Army, an eclectic group of former artists, actors,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2021

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 ATW

Taaffe, Stephen R.

Contents: Stopping the Japanese Offensive -- The North African Campaign -- The Long and Frustrating Italian Campaign -- The Dual Drive Offensive -- Liberation of France -- MacArthur's Return to the Philippines -- Long Bloody Winter -- Conquest of Germany -- Closing in on Japan -- Conclusions -- Biographical Afterword.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5412 TAA

Eder, Mari K.

Summary: "The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line takes you inside the lives and experiences of 15 unknown women heroes from the Greatest Generation, the women who served, fought, struggled, and made things happen during WWII-in and out of uniform, for theirs is a legacy destined to embolden generations of women to come. Liane B. Russell fled Austria with nothing and later became a renowned U.S. scientist...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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Krall, Hanna.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2005

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

Warren, Andrea

Summary: "A biography of Norman Mineta, from his internment as a child in Heart Mountain Internment Camp during World War II, through his political career including serving in Congress for ten terms during which time he was instrumental in getting the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 passed which provided reparations and an apology to those who were interned"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2011

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

Steinman, Louise.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5425 STE

Takiff, Michael

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Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5481 TAK

Brady, Tim

Summary: The story of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., a fortunate son who proved himself on the battlefields of two world wars.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, THEODORE BRA

Borneman, Walter R.

Summary: Evaluates the pivotal contributions of history's only five-star admirals and how their triumphs in World War II rendered the United States the world's dominant sea power.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359 BOR

Groom, Winston

Summary: Best-selling author Winston Groom tells the complex story of how Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin--the three iconic and vastly different Allied leaders--aligned to win World War II and created a new world order. By the end of World War II, 59 nations were arrayed against the axis powers, but three great Allied leaders--Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 GRO

Brady, James

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Summary: John Basilone was a Marine legend who received the Medal of Honor for holding off 3,000 Japanese on Guadalcanal and the Navy Cross posthumously for his bravery on Iwo Jima.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Springwater 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 BRA

Jaffe, Eric.

Summary: "From an 'illuminating and entertaining' (The New York Times) historian comes the World War II story of two men whose remarkable lives improbably converged at the Tokyo war crimes trials of 1946. In the wake of World War II, the Allied forces charged twenty-eight Japanese men with crimes against humanity. Correspondents at the Tokyo trial thought the evidence fell most heavily on ten of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 952.04 OKAWA, SHUMEI JAF

Wukovits, John F.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 EIS

Buruma, Ian.

Summary: "A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars. During the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma's grandparents, and the film director John Schlesinger's parents, were, like so many others, thoroughly sundered from each...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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

Summary: Presents interviews, photographs, letters, oral histories, stories, eyewitness accounts, and excerpts from historical writings from different perspectives on a wide variety of topics related to the Second World War.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 PEO

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 LOV

Kurzman, Dan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5425 KUR

Lehrman, Lewis E.

Contents: Men of character: quintessential leaders with different personalities -- The unlikely emergence of Lincoln and Churchill -- The rhetoric of leadership -- Anglo-American relations -- Virtues of great war leaders -- Managing ministers & legislators -- Finding and managing generals -- Army leadership -- 1862/1942 -- 1863/1943 -- 1864/1944 -- 1865/1945 -- Reelection and reconstruction -- Managing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.709 LEH

Eisenhower, John S. D.

Summary: A series of portraits of Ike's relations with soldiers and statesmen, from MacArthur to Patton to Montgomery to Churchill to de Gaulle, reveals the many facets of a talented, driven, headstrong, yet diplomatic leader. Taken together, they reveal a man who was brilliant, if flawed at times in dealing with the public, yet who never lost his head when others around him were losing theirs. Above...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 EIS

Sorel, Nancy Caldwell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53082 SOR

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