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Borrowman, Jerry

Summary: "The struggle to combat the Nazis during World War II encompassed front lines far beyond conventional battlefields. In a panoramic and compelling account, author Jerry Borrowman shares seven largely untold stories of people who undertook extraordinary efforts to defeat the Third Reich at enormous personal risk.Some were soldiers like the Ghost Army, an eclectic group of former artists, actors,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2021

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

Atwood, Kathryn J.

Summary: Collects the stories of fifteen women who risked their lives to become heroes in the Pacific theater of World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 ATW

Gilbert, Joanne D.

Summary: "Four stories of Polish women who resisted the Nazis during World War II"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 GIL

Ryan, Mark.

Summary: Traces the career of the late Danish-born spy, drawing on extensive interviews to recount some of his more dramatic missions, his two escapes from Denmark, and his imprisonment in England as a suspected double agent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 SNEUM, THOMAS RYA

Meyerowitz, Seth

Summary: Documents the story of a World War II American Air Force turret-gunner who was one of two escapees when his team's plane was shot down near Cognac in 1943, tracing his harrowing six-month flight to safety across the Pyrenees under constant pursuit by the Gestapo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 Meyerowitz 2016

Kaiser, Charles.

Summary: This heroic true story of the three youngest children of a bourgeois Catholic family who worked together in the French Resistance is told by an American writer who has known and admired the family for five decades In the autumn of 1943, André Boulloche became de Gaulle’s military delegate in Paris, coordinating all the Resistance movements in the nine northern regions of France only to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2015

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

Childers, Thomas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2003

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

Picardie, Justine

Summary: "A biography of Catherine Dior, Christian Dior's younger sister, that illuminates the work of the most iconic designer of the postwar world-her brother, Christian-and casts new light on the overlooked life of a quietly courageous, quietly extraordinary woman"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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MacDonald, C. A.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.086 MAC

Rosenberg, Justus

Summary: "In 1937, as the Nazis gained control and anti-Semitism spread in the Free City of Danzig, a majority German city on the Baltic Sea, sixteen-year-old Justus Rosenberg was sent to Paris to finish his education in safety. Three years later, France fell to the Germans. Alone and in danger, penniless, and cut off from contact with his family in Poland, Justus fled south. A chance meeting led him to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROSENBERG, JUSTUS ROS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ROSENBERG ROS

Marnham, Patrick.

Summary: Relates the story of Jean Moulin, the enigmatic and mythic hero of the French Resistance, describing his early life, his career during the war, the betrayal that led to his capture by the Nazis, and his heroic death.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2002

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

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Loftis, Larry

Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ODE

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ODETTE LOF

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 San

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "The true story of Lt. Robert Grimes running for his life as he evades being captured by Nazi soldiers. Robert Grimes escapes danger with help from the Comet Line, a resistance group that rescued Allied soldiers during WWII"--

Format: text

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

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

Demetrios, Heather

Summary: "To say Virginia "Dindy" Hall was ambitious would be an understatement. She was that girl at your high school who makes everyone else look like a slacker, no matter how hard they're working. But how many of them can say they've been on Nazi Germany's Most Wanted list? At a time when most women were expected to becomes wives and mothers, Virginia craved adventure. And with the world gearing up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 GOI

Mrazek, Robert J.

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Summary: "When Florence Finch died at the age of 101, few of her Ithaca, NY neighbors knew that this unassuming Filipina native was a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, whose courage and sacrifice were unsurpassed in the Pacific War against Japan. Long accustomed to keeping her secrets close in service of the Allies, she waited fifty years to reveal the story of those dramatic and harrowing days...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FINCH, FLORENCE MRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FINCH MRA

Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Chandler, Matt

Summary: "This is the true story of one man's bravery, ingenuity, and daring determination as he trekked thousands of feet up in the mountains. Readers will learn about the struggles Sven Somme endured as he eluded 900 German soldiers set out to capture him."--Publisher's website.

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

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.53 CHA

Crown, Sarah Rose.

Summary: "The dramatic, inspiring story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 CRO

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

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 CRO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 Rose 2019

Hoose, Phillip M.

Summary: "The true story of a group of boy resistance fighters in Denmark after the Nazi invasion"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 940.53 HOO

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Loftis, Larry

Summary: The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing. Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father's footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France. Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she finally lands in occupied France to begin her mission. As they successfully complete mission after mission, Peter and Odette fall in love. All the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ODETTE LOF

Olson, Lynne

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Summary: "The little-known story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II ... In 1941 a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of a vast intelligence organization--the only woman to serve as a chef de résistance during the war. Strong-willed,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOURCADE, MARIE-MADELEINE OLS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OLS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Olson 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FOURCADE FOU

Fairweather, Jack

Summary: "Occupied Warsaw, Summer 1940: Witold Pilecki, a Polish underground operative, accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands interned at a new concentration camp, report on Nazi crimes, raise a secret army, and stage an uprising. The name of the camp -- Auschwitz. Over the next two and half years, and under the cruelest of conditions, Pilecki's underground sabotaged facilities,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 PIL

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