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Hughes, Shirley

Summary: "Florence, Italy, 1944: The city is under heavy Nazi occupation, but for thirteen-year-old Paolo, war is a long and boring wait. Too young to fight for the resistance, yet desperate for action and adventure, he sneaks out each night to ride his bicycle along the darkened city streets. For Paolo, the risk is thrilling. But when he is accosted by Partisans--covert members of the anti-Nazi...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013

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

Moorehead, Caroline

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Summary: In the late summer of 1943, when Italy broke with the Germans and joined the Allies after suffering catastrophic military losses, an Italian Resistance was born. Four young Piedmontese women—Ada, Frida, Silvia and Bianca—living secretly in the mountains surrounding Turin, risked their lives to overthrow Italy’s authoritarian government. They were among the thousands of Italians who joined the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 MOO

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

Bailey, Catherine

Summary: "An enthralling story of one family's extraordinary courage and resistance amidst the horrors of war from the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Rooms. As war swept across Europe in 1940, the idyllic life of Fey von Hassell seemed a world away from the conflict. The daughter of Ulrich von Hassell, Hitler's Ambassador to Italy, her marriage to Italian aristocrat Detalmo...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 BAI

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

Benn, James R.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 0000

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Burger, Harry

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Colorado 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 BUR

Summary: Rossellini's classic is representative of neo-realistic cinema. The story takes place in Rome during the Nazi occupation where a priest who is helping the Italian resistance fighters is discovered and arrested by the SS.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment 1997

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

Summary: Based on the true story of Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, a Vatican official, who, under threat of death from the Gestapo, saved prisoners of war and others from the German forces occupying Rome during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2003

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

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

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

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

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