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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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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

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: Based on a true story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fear no one. In 1943, thirteen-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, their caretakers desperately organize the departure of the children to Switzerland. When they are suddenly left on their own, these eleven...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FAN

Summary: During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerrilla 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: 2012

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

Summary: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD JOJ

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

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

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 Video Discs, 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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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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2 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 British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH 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: Vividly depicts the lives of five young German friends forced to navigate the unconscionable moral compromises of life under Hitler. Level-headed, highly decorated officer Wilhelm goes off to the eastern front with his sensitive younger brother Friedhelm. Deeply in love with Wilhelm is Charlotte, a young nurse who looks forward to serving in the Red Cross.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GEN

Summary: A moving and inspiring factual drama about the pioneering work on radar by a little know team of scientists in the run up to the Second World War. On 26 February 1935, Robert Watson-Watt demonstrated for the first time that aircraft could be detected by bouncing radio waves off them. By the time the war began in 1939, radar stations were dotted along the British coast, tracking aircraft at...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAS

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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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Br

Summary: As a social worker, Irena had access to the Warsaw Ghetto, making it possible for her to rescue the daughter of a Jewish friend and safely hide the young girl with a Catholic family. Realizing that thousands of children were still in danger, Irena recruited sympathetic friends and co-workers to smuggle children out and place them in safe homes, farms and convents. At great personal risk, she...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Courageous 2009

Summary: Set during the Pacific War against the Japanese, this WWII drama discerns between achieving one's mission at any cost versus preserving the lives under one's command and enforcing discipline through fear as opposed to mutual respect.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: The year is 1940 in Kobe, on the eve of the outbreak of World War II. Local merchant and amateur filmmaker Yusaku senses that things are headed in an unsettling direction. Following a trip to Manchuria, he becomes determined to bring to light the things he witnessed there, and secretly filmed. Meanwhile, his wife Satoko receives a visit from her childhood friend, now a military policeman. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WIF

Summary: They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor. Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

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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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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MY

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

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1 available in Television Series 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

Summary: "Set in the 1940s, Bomb Girls tells the remarkable stories of the women who risked their lives in a munitions factory building bombs for the Allied forces fighting on the European front." --

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Imavision 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOM

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