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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

Feigel, Lara.

Summary: A portrait of World War II-era London by five literary volunteers documents their experiences as ambulance drivers, firefighters, and other civilian aids through five years of war, beginning with a single night in September 1940.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

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Summary: After his wife is killed during the Blitz, neurotic and suicidal Squadron Leader Bill Forrester (Gregory Peck) is bent on achieving one thing in the war: his own death. Fellow airmen see him as hostile, incommunicative and prone to nightmares and anxiety attacks. But when Forrester's plane crash-lands in enemy territory, he realizes that he must save himself in order to guide his two injured...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Purple 2005

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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

Glass, Charles

Summary: "A ... history of ordinary soldiers struggling on the front lines, [this book] offers a ... new perspective on the Second World War ... [delving] deep into army archives, personal diaries, court-martial records, and self-published memoirs to produce this... portrait of men overlooked by their commanders and ignored by history"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.548 GLA

Hodgkinson, Amanda.

Summary: In this tale of a Polish family desperately trying to put itself back together after WWII, Silvana and Janusz travel to England where they attempt to put the past behind them. But the secrets they carry pull at the threads of their fragile peace.

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 FIC HOD

Mathews, Tom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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

Summary: In the aftermath of World War II, Susanne Wallner returns from a concentration camp to find that her Berlin apartment is occupied by Dr. Hans Mertens, a former officer in the German army who has been severely traumatized by the atrocities perpetrated by his superiors. The unlikely pair form a delicate friendship as they struggle to restore some normalcy to their hellishly bleak existence. By...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icestorm International in association with the University of Massachusetts, c1999. 1999

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

Estes, Clarissa Pinkola.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 EST

Fussell, Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5488 FUS

Lifton, Robert Jay

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5405 LIF

Brydon, James

Summary: "December 1959: A furious anticolonial war rages in Algeria. Captain Jacques le Garrec, a former detective and French Resistance hero, returns to France in disgrace. Traumatized after two years of working in the army intelligence services, he's now accused of a brutal crime. As le Garrec awaits trial in the tiny Breton town where he grew up, he is asked to look into a disturbing and unsolved...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRY

Dunmore, Helen

Summary: It is the winter of 1952 when Isabel Carey moves to the East Riding of Yorkshire with her new husband, Philip, a medical doctor. While Philip spends long hours working away from home, Isabel finds herself lonely and vulnerable as she adjusts to the realities of being a housewife in the country. One evening, while Philip is on call, Isabel is woken by intense cold. When she hunts for extra...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

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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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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