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Benge, Janet

Summary: One of the famous Doolittle Raiders who first attacked Japan after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Jacob DeShazer (1912-2008) knew this one-way mission was dangerous. Indeed, it led to his capture as a prisoner of war. Beaten, malnourished, and alone in his cell, Jacob was given a Bible -- and far away from home, this American soldier became a Christian.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: In this captivating young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a man’s breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. Lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred photographs and featuring an exclusive interview with Zamperini, Unbroken will introduce a new generation to one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 ZAM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 910.54 HIL

Weintraub, Robert

Summary: Tells the incredible true story of Frank Williams, a radarman in Britain's Royal Air Force, and Judy, a purebred pointer, who met as prisoners of war during World War II. Judy, who became the war's only official canine POW, was a fiercely loyal dog who sensed danger-warning her fellow prisoners of imminent attacks and, later, protecting them from brutal beatings. Frank and Judy's friendship, an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 940.54 WEI

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Story of men who tunneled to escape a German prisoner-of-war camp. Learn about the planners, task leaders, and key players of the escape from Stalag Luft III"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 YOM

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 RAU

Moore, Stephen L.

Summary: In late 1944, the Allies invaded the Japanese-held Philippines, and soon the end of the Pacific War was within reach. But for the last 150 American prisoners of war still held on the island of Palawan, there would be no salvation. After years of slave labor, starvation, disease, and torture, their worst fears were about to be realized. On December 14, with machine guns trained on them, they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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