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Montgomery of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1974

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LoFaro, Guy.

Summary: In the midst of the battle of the Bulge, there occurred on exchange that, perhaps more than any other, exemplifies the attitude of the troopers of the 82nd Airborne Division. It was 22 December 1944. The U.S. First Army was still in headlong retreat from the onrushing panzers that were seemingly everywhere. A column of American tanks came upon a lone bazooka gunner in a snow-covered...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2011

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

Guarnere, William.

Summary: Guarnere gives a gripping account of D-day from the partrooper's perspective. In vivid detail, Guarnere and Heffron re-create dropping into Holland to capture the roads and bridges between Eindhoven and Arnhem, known as Hell's Highway. Through much of 1944 the friends fought side by side--until Guarnere lost his right leg in the Battle of the Bulge and was sent home. Heffron went on to liberate...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber 2007

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Malarkey, Don

Summary: Sgt. Don Malarkey takes us not only into the battles fought from Normandy to Germany, but into the heart and mind of a soldier who beat the odds to become an elite paratrooper, and lost his best friend during the nightmarish engagement at Bastogne. Drafted in 1942, Malarkey became one of the one-in-six soldiers who earned their Eagle wings. He went to England in 1943 to provide cover on the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

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

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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

Summary: Dramatization of the days leading up to Dwight D. Eisenhower's D-Day invasion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Fussell, Paul

Summary: Looks at World War II in Europe, from D-Day to the fall of Berlin, from the perspective of the American infantry soldiers who fought, capturing the horrors and hardships of battle while dealing with issues of leadership, strategy, and tactics.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 FUS

Garland, Joseph E.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Protean Press 2008

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

Summary: "In harm's way": An epic treatment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, details the devastating sneak attack on the Naval base as well as the explosive behind-the-scenes stories, and the counter-offensive. (167 min.).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

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

Matzen, Robert D.

Summary: In March 1941, Jimmy Stewart, America's boy next door and recent Academy Award winner, left fame and fortune behind and joined the United States Army Air Corps to fulfill his family mission and serve his country. He rose from private to colonel and participated in 20 often-brutal World War II combat missions over Germany and France. In mere months the war took away his boyish looks as he faced...

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Publisher / Publication Date: GoodKnight Books 2016

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Summary: In Pursuit to the Rhine, the Allies, under tactical air support, break through German lines and enemy resistance crumbles. In The Bomber Offensive, the Allies raid a German munitions factory by air and force a turning point in the war. The Battle of the Bulge tells the history of the last major engagement of the European campaign. The Battle of Germany tells of the final campaign of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2004

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Alexander, Larry

Summary: Through the epic war chronicle Band of Brothers, an entirely new generation of Americans learned of the heroism, sacrifice, and camaraderie of the soldiers who served, fought, and died in Easy Company, 101st Airborne, during World War II. Larry Alexander returns to the very battlefields that made Easy Company a legend. Accompanied by Easy veteran Sergeant Forrest Guth, Alexander crosses an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: NAL Caliber 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 ALE

Summary: Includes an overview of World War II from the German Blitzkeieg to the Allies' bloody battle for Berlin, as well as the desert war in northern Africa, the landing of the Allies and the brutal German counterattack at Anzio, and the largest amphibious assault in world history, the Normandy invasion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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Simons, Gerald.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1982

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.53 WOR

Fussell, Paul

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5421 FUS

Parker, Ken.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 1984

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 940.5481 PAR

Irving, David John Cawdell

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Publisher / Publication Date: Congdon & Lattès 1981

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

McCarthy, Peter

Summary: "The development of German fighting vehicles and tactics is fully charted, and the many myths and misconceptions that have grown up around the Panzerwaffe are exploded. Extensive research, reference to the memoirs of the leading participants, and original new conclusions all contribute to the finely measured assessment of the evolution, exploits and eventual destruction of this superlative...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5413 MCC

Patton, George S. (George Smith)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.542 PAT

Bradley, Omar N.

Summary: D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, the liberation of Paris, the relentless drive through Germany toward Allied victory - Omar Bradley, the "GI General," was there for every major engagement in the European theater. A Soldier's Story is the behind-the-scenes eyewitness account of the war that shaped our century: the tremendous manpower at work, the unprecedented stakes, the snafus that almost led...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 BRA

Knappe, Siegfried.

Summary: An uncommonly reflective and illuminating memoir by a German officer who served on virtually all fronts in Europe, Soldat offers a unique inside look at the German side of World War II and a world in ruins.As military history, Soldat is a rich vein of valuable ore, thanks to Siegfried Knappe's eyewitness participation in so many crucial and significant campaigns of the war--including the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orion Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 KNA

Makos, Adam

Summary: "Clarence Smoyer began the war as a gentle giant, a factory worker from Pennsylvania coal country reluctant to unleash the power of the Sherman tank he crewed. But as his tank platoon fought its way from Normandy to the Rhine and beyond, and he watched his friends cut down one by one, he learned to kill with deadly accuracy and efficiency. His fight would climax in Cologne, in the shadow of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMOYER, CLARENCE MAK

Liebling, A. J. (Abbott Joseph)

Contents: The road back to Paris -- Mollie and other war pieces -- Uncollected war journalism -- Normandy revisited.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.548 LIE