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Conroy, Robert (Joseph Robert)

Summary: After a devastating encounter with Japanese submarines at the Battle of Midway, American naval forces are left in disarray as Japan dominates the Pacific, but a bold plan for ambushing the Japanese offers the hope of giving the Americans a fighting chance again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Shaara, Jeff

3 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Spring 1942. The United States is reeling from the blow inflicted at Pearl Harbor, but is determined to turn the tide. The key comes from Commander Joe Rochefort, a little known "code breaker" who cracks the Japanese military encryption. Admiral Chester Nimitz will know precisely what the Japanese are planning. On the Japanese side, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto's key subordinates are Admiral...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2021

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Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: It's 1943 and World War II rages on. Coast Guard Captain Josh Thurlow is on hand at the invasion of Tarawa, as the U.S. Navy begins the grand strategy of throwing her marines at island after bloody island across the Pacific. But the young Americans go up against fanatical defenders, who revel in snipers, big guns, and human wave attacks from which there is no escape save death. Critically...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

Spencer, James

Summary: A novel told through a collection of vignettes follows the adventures of boyhood friends who take different military paths, a combat-weary flight surgeon, a captain with a troubled past, and a woman who affects all of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SPE

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: "Louis L'Amour's long-lost first novel, faithfully completed by his son, takes readers on a voyage into danger and violence on the high seas. Fate is a ship. As the shadows of World War II gather, the SS Lichenfield is westbound across the Pacific carrying eighty thousand barrels of highly explosive naphtha. The cargo alone makes the journey perilous, with the entire crew aware that one...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: "Louis L'Amour's long-lost first novel, faithfully completed by his son, takes readers on a voyage into danger and violence on the high seas. Fate is a ship. As the shadows of World War II gather, the SS Lichenfield is westbound across the Pacific carrying eighty thousand barrels of highly explosive naphtha. The cargo alone makes the journey perilous, with the entire crew aware that one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION LAM

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR

Firme, Tom

Summary: "Learn about the history of World War II (1939-1945) on the Asian and Pacific fronts in this volume of History Summarized. Each volume in this series concisely surveys a major historical event or interrelated series of events or a major cultural, economic, political, or social movement." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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Lehr, Dick

Summary: "The definitive and dramatic account of what became known as "Operation Vengeance" -- the targeted kill by U.S. fighter pilots of Japan's larger-than-life military icon, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the naval genius who had devised the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor. "AIR RAID, PEARL HARBOR. THIS IS NO DRILL." At 7:58 a.m. on December 7, 1941, an officer at the Ford Island Command Center...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5426 LEH

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