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Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Keilson, Hans

Summary: "An account of the Nazi-occupied Netherlands from one of Europe's most powerful chroniclers of the Holocaust. In 2010, FSG published two novels set in World War II by the German Jewish psychoanalyst Hans Keilson: The Death of the Adversary (1959) and Comedy in a Minor Key (1944). With their Chekhovian sympathy for perpetrators and bystanders as much as for victims and resisters, they were, as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 833.912 KEI

Rauch, Georg

Summary: "A YA memoir of an 18-year old part-Jewish youth who, despite his heritage, is drafted into Hitler's army and sent to serve on the Russian front"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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Dahl, Roald.

Summary: As a young man working in East Africa for the Shell Company, Roald Dahl recounts his adventures living in the jungle and later flying a fighter plane in World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DAH

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

Korda, Michael

Summary: "Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War II and the great events that led to Dunkirk. In an absorbing work peopled with world leaders, generals, and ordinary citizens who fought on both sides of World War II, Alone brings to resounding life perhaps the most critical year of twentieth-century history. For, indeed, May 1940 was a month...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 KOR

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 KOR

Hillary, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.544 HIL

Takiff, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5481 TAK

Oppenheim, Joanne.

Summary: The true-life story of Clara Breed, a librarian whose outreach efforts helped a group of Japanese-American children survive the persecutions of the American government during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 Oppenheim

Isenberg, Sheila.

Summary: An American heiress turned resistance hero, Muriel was an electrifying woman who impressed everyone she met with her beauty and intelligence. Her adventurous life led her from Chicago's high society to a Viennese medical school, and then to the Austrian underground.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.53 ISE

Albertson, Bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Books 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 Albertson

Stargardt, Nicholas

Summary: "Drawing on a wealth of first-hand testimony, the German War is the first foray for many decades into how the German people experienced the Second World War. Told from the perspective of those who lived through it-- soldiers, school-teachers and housewives; Nazis, Christians and Jews-- its masterful historical narrative sheds fresh and disturbing light on the beliefs, hopes, and fears of people...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Qiu, Peipei

Summary: "Accountability and redress for Imperial Japan's wartime "comfort women" have provoked international debate in the past two decades. Yet there has been a dearth of first-hand accounts available in English from the women abducted and enslaved by the Japanese military in Mainland China -- the major theatre of the Asia-Pacific War. Chinese Comfort Women features the personal stories of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5351 QIU

Tyler, Leslie J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crystal Pub. 1992

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 940.544 TYL

Humbert, Agnès.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5344 HUM

Wicks, Ben.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5316 WIC

Aleksievich, Svetlana

Summary: "Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, War's Unwomanly Face is Svetlana Alexievich's collection of stories of women's experiences in World War II, both on the front lines, on the home front, and in occupied territories. This is a new, distinct version of the war we're so familiar with. Alexievich gives voice to women whose stories are lost in the official narratives,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 ALE

Washburne, Seth P.

Summary: A highly-detailed history of the first, and arguably the best ever, Army troop carrier squadron in the South Pacific. The Thirsty 13th shows then-and-now aerial photos of all four U.S. camps, four main overseas camps, and three of four additional overseas camps; shows the airfields used, the aircraft by serial number, a complete roster, their missions, and what they did for fun. More than 2,000...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thirsty 13th LLC 2011

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

Ten Boom, Corrie.

Summary: Tells the story of how a middle-aged Dutch watchmaker became a heroine of the Holocaust Resistance, a survivor of Hitler's death camps, and one of the most remarkable evangelists of the twentieth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chosen Books 2006

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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

Garland, Joseph E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Protean Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5412 GAR

Nez, Chester.

Summary: A retired Marine and Navajo Indian describes his experiences as one of twenty-nine top-secret code talkers during World War II and how his life growing up on the Checkerboard Area of the Navajo Reservation prepared him for his service.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Stratton, Donald

Summary: A memoir by a USS Arizona survivor describes his experience of the attacks that left him with burns over more than sixty-five percent of his body, his resolve to reenter service after a grueling recovery, and his contributions to some of the Pacific's most violent battles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STRATTON, DONALD STR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B STRATTON STR