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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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE COM

Summary: Live-action and animation are used in this sparkling film about a sad-sack Brooklyn bookkeeper who tumbles from a Coney Island pier and is transformed into a fish.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY INC

Summary: During World War II, 70,000 Finnish children were shipped off to Swedish families who had agreed to shelter them for their own protection until the end of the war. This is the story of one such boy, Eero. After the death her husband, grief stricken Kirsti agrees with great reluctance to send Eero to Sweden. His surrogate parents, Signe and Hjalmar, are grieving the recent loss of a daughter....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Matila Röhr Productions 2007

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MOT

Summary: Two otherwise inseparable brothers are pulled apart by war. 19 year-old Pete leaves behind his little brother and inspired by his own sense of duty, Willie embarks upon his own heroic journey, setting out by foot to rejoin his brother and enlist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shoe Clerk Picture Co. 2003

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

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Summary: During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: During the last major German offensive of WWII, a group of daring American soldiers set out to turn the war against all odds. Their mission will take them deep into German territory to derail Nazi efforts in obtaining the ultimate super weapon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD COM

Summary: Depicts the harrowing true story from World War II of the Nazis' efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies' desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. The series starts in Stockholm in 1933 as the German scientist Werner Heisenberg is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, and although considered unreliable by the Nazis, he is allowed into the secret Nazi nuclear energy project,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2016

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

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Summary: The story of a group of fliers in the Mediterranean during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY CAT

Summary: Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MON

Summary: Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: The horrific and harrowing experiences of a young boy coming of age during the brutal German occupation of Byelorussia during the Great Patriotic War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN COM

Summary: British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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

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Summary: With her English accent and her London ways, Rose Coyne is the only "stranger" in her rural Northern Ireland town, until 4,000 Americans arrive at the nearby WWII airbase. As Rose finds herself acting as peacekeeper between the disgruntled locals and the soldiers, she is also drawn to the engaging young Captain Dreyfuss. Will Rose risk her family for this forbidden love?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD MY NOT RATED

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

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MY

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series My 2017

Summary: Little Pepper Busbee enjoys an idyllic life in an American small town, but his world is shattered when his beloved father is sent off to fight in World War II. But a chance encounter with a stage magician awakens his dormant abilities and clues him into the power of faith. Now his devotion to his father will extend past time and space and into the realm of miracles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2015

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

Clooney, George

Summary: An allied group, the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program, are given the task of finding and saving pieces of art before they are destroyed by Hitler during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Enter 2014

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MON

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MON

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MON RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MON

Summary: Pursued and captured by the Nazis because he is gay, Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish to avoid even worse persecution. There he meets another gay prisoner and learns a life-altering lesson about human love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: A young American man, with the help of a local who speaks weirdly broken English, journeys to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village that was ultimately razed by the Nazis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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Summary: With the Nazi invasion of Holland, Corrie ten Boom's family joins the resistance to help save persecuted Jewish families. When they are arrested and imprisoned in concentration camps themselves, they have nothing left to cling to but their faith.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY HID

Summary: Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Railway 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RAI RATED R

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

Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ARM

Summary: Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ESS

Summary: June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. An impulsive, sometimes bullying personality; fearful, obsessive and hurting. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CHU

Summary: In a Japanese prison camp on Java in 1942, two British officers, John Lawrence and Jack Celliers, encounter camp commander Yonoi and his sergeant Hara. Things had been going pretty well, until charismatic, rebellious Celliers arrived. Yonoi is a devotee of the samurai ideal; neither he nor Hara can understand the stoic way in which the British prisoners accept their situation of defeat....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: A cocky American flier joins the RAF to be near the woman he loves, a London-based singer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2002

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