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Firme, Tom

Summary: "Learn about the history of World War II (1938-1945) on the European and North African 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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

Sheehan, Sean

Summary: Presents a short history of the Pacific theater of war during World War Two and provides information on the spread of Japanese imperialism in the East, the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941, the Bataan death march and other atrocities, and the Allied advance.

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Publisher / Publication Date: World Almanac Library 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.54 SHE

Summary: Exposes the fatal errors, startling miscues, and bungled opportunities which turned the tide of the war and forever changed the course of history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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

Delaney, John.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arms and Armour 1996

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

O'Donnell, Patrick K.

Summary: "The rich history of SEAL Team 6 that captured Osama bin Laden stretches back to World War II when US intelligence officials formed a team of special-operation combat swimmers. Under the leadership of Captain Jack Taylor, a California dentist, the Maritime Unit (MU) started training in 1942, learning underwater and covert operation techniques, as it developed an array of James Bond-like new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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...

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

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

Hale, Nathan

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HAL

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

Mann, Chris.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2003

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2007

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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Stein, R. Conrad.

Summary: Describes the nearly 900-day siege of the Baltic port city of Leningrad, during which more than one million Russian civilians died from stravation, cold, and German shells.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1983

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 947 STE

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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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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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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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

Chrisp, Peter.

Contents: Pearl Harbor -- Why war came -- Japanese conquests -- Striking back -- The battle of Midway -- Home fronts -- U.S. offensives -- The island campaign -- Attacking Japan -- Atomic bombs -- Victory and defeat.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2004

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

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: Theatrical newsreels, rare color footage, and propaganda films are all incorporated in this in-depth overview of the War in the Pacific. From Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and America's response, to the battles that turned the tide. Maps out the battles leading to the surrender of the Japanese forces.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar, Inc. 2010

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

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "The WWII invasion of Allied troops into German-occupied Europe, known as D-Day, was the largest military endeavor in history. By the time it occurred on June 6, 1944, Hitler and the Axis powers had a chokehold grip on the European continent, which the Allies called "Fortress Europe." Behind enemy lines, Nazi Germany was engaged in the mass extermination of the Jewish people and the oppression...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2018

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

Pyle, Ernie

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Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt and company 1944

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

Patton, George S. (George Smith)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1995

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