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Thomas, Evan

Summary: An account of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October 1944 is told through the commands of four naval leaders, including two American commanders and two Japanese admirals, and offers insight into how the war reflected profound cultural differences.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.5426 THO

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Morison, Samuel Eliot

Contents: Appendix I. Losses of merchant shipping -- Appendix II. Monthly sinkings of German and Italian submarines -- Appendix III. Arming of merchant vessels -- Appendix IV. Mine fields laid by U-boats in Western Atlantic, 1942 -- Appendix V. The support force Atlantic Fleet -- Appendix VI. The Atlantic Fleet of the United States Navy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1947

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.545 MOR

Summary: During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the nazis' top-secret decoding device). When their own ship is destroyed, they must secretly make their way through hostile waters in a severely damaged Nazi U-boat to safety with the device.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2000

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE U-571

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: The story of America's little known war-within-a war -- that of the "silent service" -- U.S. submarine warfare during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 950.54 HOP

Thomas, Evan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5426 THO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5426 THO

Smith, Sherri L.

Summary: "During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they had to endure a totally segregated military in the United States, where they weren't considered smart enough to become military pilots. After acquiring government funding for aviation training, civil rights activists were able to kickstart the first African American military flight program...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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Moses, Sam

Summary: Describes how two American Merchant Marines manned the guns of their crippled tanker to fight off Axis dive-bombers for two days as the sinking tanker was towed by destroyers to the island of Malta to prevent Rommel's North Africa advance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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

Thomas, Evan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5426 THO

Williams, Andrew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.542 WIL

Syrett, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of South Carolina Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5451 SYR

Deutermann, Peter T.

Summary: "Spring 1945, the Japanese fleet is virtually destroyed and they react by dispatching suicide bombers against the Allied fleet surrounding Okinawa. One destroyer, the USS Malloy, faces an even more pressing issue when Executive Officer Connie Miles realizes the ship's much-admired Captain Pudge Tallmadge is losing his mind under the relentless pressure of the attacks"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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Hornfischer, James D.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 Hor

Wright, Stephen L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2008

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

Vincent, Lynn

Summary: Based on new primary sources and interviews with 108 survivors, Vincent and Vladic reveal the untold stories of the crew left adrift for five days in the Philippine Sea as they battled dehydration, sharks, insanity, and each other; the Army spy who shepherded the bomb aboard Indianapolis; the hidden history of the Top Secret ULTRA program that could have saved the ship; and the survivors'...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 940.54 VIN

Vincent, Lynn

Summary: "Based on years of original research and new reporting, two acclaimed authors deliver the riveting and emotionally wrenching full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history: the sinking of the USS Indianapolis during World War II--and the fifty-year fight to exonerate the captain after a wrongful court martial."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 VIN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 VIN

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Hesse, Monica

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Summary: Haruko and Margot meet at the high school in Crystal City, a 'family internment camp' for those accused of colluding with the enemy. The teens discover that they are polar opposites in so many ways, except for one that seems to override all the others: the camp is changing them, day by day and piece by piece. Haruko finds herself consumed by fear for her soldier brother and distrust of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HES

Cunningham, Chet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.545 CUN

Kershaw, Alex.

Summary: Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members and their capture by the Japanese, followed by months of brutal captivity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.545 Kershaw

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.5451 KER

Kershaw, Alex.

Summary: Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members, and their capture by the Japanese followed by months of brutal captivity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5451 KER

Andrade, Allan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tern Book Co. 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.545 AND

Summary: The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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Kershaw, Alex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5451 KER