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Olson, Lynne

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Summary: "When the Nazi Blitzkrieg subjugated Europe in World War II, London became the safe haven for the leaders of seven occupied countries--France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Norway, Czechoslovakia and Poland--who fled there to avoid imprisonment and set up governments in exile to commandeer their resistance efforts. The lone hold-out against Hitler's offensive, Britain became a beacon of hope to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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Hamilton, Nigel

Summary: To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the stirring climax to Nigel Hamilton's three-part saga of FDR at war-proof that he was WWII's key strategist, even on his deathbed. Nigel Hamilton's celebrated trilogy culminates with a story of triumph and tragedy. Just as FDR was proven right by the D-day landings he had championed, so was he found to be mortally ill in the spring of 1944. He was the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Hamilton, Nigel

Summary: "Nigel Hamilton's Mantle of Command drew on years of archival research and interviews to portray FDR in a tight close up, as he determined Allied strategy in the crucial initial phases of World War II. Commander in Chief reveals the astonishing sequel--suppressed by Winston Churchill in his memoirs--of Roosevelt's battles with Churchill to maintain that strategy. Roosevelt knew that the Allies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 HAM

Lukacs, John

Summary: "The days from May 24 to May 28, 1940, altered the course of the history of this century, as the members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with or to continue the war against Hitler. The decisive importance of these five days is the focus of John Lukacs's new book." "Lukacs takes us hour by hour into the critical unfolding of events at 10 Downing Street, where Churchill...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.532 LUK

Olson, Lynne.

Summary: The behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, Averell Harriman, and John Gilbert Winant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 OLS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 Olson 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.541 OLS

Dallas, Gregor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.532 DAL

Olson, Lynne.

Summary: Traces the crisis period leading up to America's entry into World War II, describing the nation's polarized interventionist and isolationist factions as represented by the government, in the press, and on the streets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 OLS

Swift, Will

Summary: Fresh interpretation of the ambassadorship of Joseph Kennedy and explores the intricate, often shifting relationships among Kennedy, Chamberlain, Churchill, and Roosevelt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KENNEDY FAMILY Swift

Fullilove, Michael

Summary: Documents the lesser-known role of the President and five influential diplomats in overturning American isolationist beliefs and pulling the country into World War II, citing the reports that led to America's support of Great Britain and Russia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D FUL

Baier, Bret

Summary: November 1943: World War II teetered in the balance. The Nazis controlled nearly all of the European continent. Japan dominated the Pacific. Allied successes at Sicily and Guadalcanal had gained modest ground but at an extraordinary cost. On the Eastern Front, the Soviets had already lost millions of lives. That same month in Tehran, with the fate of the world in question, the 'Big Three,'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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

Churchill, Winston

Summary: Studies the events from 1919-1939, stressing the allied errors that led to World War II and analyzes the first months of the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1985

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

Hamilton, Nigel

Summary: To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the stirring climax to Nigel Hamilton's three-part saga of FDR at war--proof that he was WWII's key strategist, even on his deathbed. Nigel Hamilton's celebrated trilogy culminates with a story of triumph and tragedy. Just as FDR was proven right by the D-day landings he had championed, so was he found to be mortally ill in the spring of 1944. He was the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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

Bercuson, David Jay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5322 BER

Stinnett, Robert B.

Summary: From a World War II veteran and longtime journalist, a shocking expose, based on decades of passionate research, that will be the last-and most revolutionary-chapter in the story of Pearl Harbor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 Stinn

Moorhouse, Roger

Summary: Explores the causes and implications of the Nazi-Soviet Pact, an unholy covenant whose creation and dissolution were crucial turning points in World War II. Forged by the German foreign minister, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and his Soviet counterpart, Vyacheslav Molotov, the nonaggression treaty briefly united the two powers in a brutally efficient collaboration. Together, the Germans and Soviets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.086 MOO

Hamilton, Nigel.

Summary: A close-up, in-the-room look at how FDR took masterful command and control of the Second World War, from wresting key decisions away from Churchill and his own generals, to launching the first successful trial landing in North Africa, and beginning to turn the tide away from the Axis.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN HAM

Hett, Benjamin Carter

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Summary: "Berlin, November 1937. In a secret meeting with his top advisors, Adolf Hitler proclaims the urgent necessity for a war of aggression in Europe. Some conservatives are unnerved by this grandiose plan, but they are soon silenced, setting in motion events that will lead to the most calamitous war in history. Benjamin Carter Hett, the author of The Death of Democracy, his acclaimed history of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 HET

Berthon, Simon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Pub. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5322 BER

Summary: A historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris, and Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist films 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DIP RATED NR

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF DIP

Plokhy, Serhii

Summary: A major new history of the eight days in February 1945 when FDR, Churchill, and Stalin decided the fate of the world. Harvard historian Serhii Plokhy goes against conventional wisdom--cemented during the Cold War--and argues that an ailing Roosevelt did better than we think. Much has been made of FDR's handling of the Depression; here we see him as wartime chief.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5314 PLO

Kelly, John

Summary: "In the summer of 1941, Harry Hopkins, Franklin Roosevelt's trusted advisor, arrived in Moscow to assess whether the US should send aid to Russia as it had to Britain. And unofficially he was there to determine whether Josef Stalin -- the man who had starved four million Ukrainians to death in the early 1930s, another million in the purges of the late 1930s, and a further million in the labor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2020

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Wood, Douglas

Summary: At the height of World War II, only a few days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill began an extraordinary visit, during which they made plans that would lead to the success of the Allied powers as well as to a continuing peace after the war ended.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5322 WOO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J940.53 WOO

Ziemke, Earl Frederick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1980

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.53 WOR

Berthon, Simon.

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2006

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

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