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Summary: Great Paxford's inspirational band of women return for more incredible stories from the home front as they deal with imminent threat during the Battle of Britain. As the nation finds itself increasingly beleaguered, relationships, friendships, and loyalties within the community will be tested as never before. The women find they must heighten their efforts to boost morale amidst the chaos and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2017

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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

Summary: Based on a true story of British women working as undercover agents in France during WWII, this compelling series comes to a thrilling close in these final eight episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2011

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WIS

Atwood, Kathryn J.

Summary: These twenty-six stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, Great Britain, the United States, and provide an inspiring reminder of women and girls' refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2011

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Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits. In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work--but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chiaverini 2019

Messineo, Teresa

Summary: In war-torn France, Jo McMahon, an Italian-Irish girl from the tenements of Brooklyn, tends to six seriously wounded soldiers in a makeshift medical unit. Enemy bombs have destroyed her hospital convoy, and now Jo singlehandedly struggles to keep her patients and herself alive in a cramped and freezing tent close to German troops. There is a growing tenderness between her and one of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Ficiton Messineo 2017

Mullenbach, Cheryl

Summary: An account of the lesser-known contributions of African-American women during World War II reveals how they helped lay the foundations for the Civil Rights Movement by challenging racial and gender barriers at home and abroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2013

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

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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Yellin, Emily

Summary: "Our Mothers' War is a portrait of women during World War II, a war that forever transformed the way women participate in American society. Never before has the vast range of women's experiences during this pivotal era been brought together in one book. Now, Our Mothers' War re-creates what American women from all walks of life were doing and thinking, on the home front and abroad. These...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 940.53 YEL

Summary: Bitter rivals fight for control of the Women's Institute in a rural English town as it struggles with the onset of World War II. Separated from husbands, fathers, sons and brothers for years at a time, some permanently, they find themselves under extraordinary pressures in a rapidly fragmenting world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Follows the personal journeys of three former "comfort women" who were among 200,000 girls and young women kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC APO

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "At eighteen, Alexandra Wickham is presented to King George V and Queen Mary in an exquisite white lace and satin dress her mother has ordered from Paris. With her delicate blond looks, she is a stunning beauty who seems destined for a privileged life. But fate, a world war, and her own quietly rebellious personality lead her down a different path. By 1939, Europe is on fire and England is at...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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Steel, Danielle

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Summary: "At eighteen, Alexandra Wickham is presented to King George V and Queen Mary in an exquisite white lace and satin dress her mother has ordered from Paris. With her delicate blond looks, she is a stunning beauty who seems destined for a privileged life. But fate, a world war, and her own quietly rebellious personality lead her down a different path. By 1939, Europe is on fire and England is at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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Steel, Danielle

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Summary: "At eighteen, Alexandra Wickham is presented to King George V and Queen Mary in an exquisite white lace and satin dress her mother has ordered from Paris. With her delicate blond looks, she is a stunning beauty who seems destined for a privileged life. But fate, a world war, and her own quietly rebellious personality lead her down a different path. By 1939, Europe is on fire and England is at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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Isgro, Bailey Sisoy

Summary: Rosie, a Detroit Herstory is a story for young readers about women workers during World War II. Across America, women produced everything from ships and tanks, to ammunition and uniforms, in spectacular quantities. Their skill, bravery, tenacity, and spirit became a rallying point of American patriotism and aided in defining Detroit as the Arsenal of Democracy. Even though women workers were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.53 ISG

Mengiste, Maaza

Summary: "A brilliant novel, lyrically lifting history towards myth. It's also compulsively readable. I devoured it in two days." -- Salman Rushdie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MEN

Yellin, Emily

Summary: Our Mothers' War is a stunning and unprecedented portrait of women during World War II, a war that forever transformed the way women participate in American society. Never before has the vast range of American women's experience during this pivotal era been brought together in one book. Now, Our Mothers' War re-creates what American women from all walks of life were doing and thinking, on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2004

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

Grant, Michael

Summary: The most terrible war in human history. Millions are dead; millions more are still to die. The Nazis rampage across Europe and eye far-off America. The green, untested American army is going up against the greatest fighting force ever assembled--the armed forces of Nazi Germany. But something has changed. A court decision makes females subject to the draft and eligible for service. So in this...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Yellin, Emily

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Moorehead, Caroline.

Summary: Caroline Moorehead draws on interviews with these women and their families. German, French, and Polish archives, and World War II resistance organization documents to uncover a dark chapter of history that offers an inspiring portrait of ordinary people, of bravery and survival, and of the remarkable, enduring power of female friendship.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2012

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Moorehead, Caroline.

Summary: In January 1943, the Gestapo hunted down 230 women of the French Resistance and sent them to Auschwitz. This is their story, told in full for the first time--a searing and unforgettable chronicle of terror, courage, defiance, survival, and the power of friendship to transcend evil that is an essential addition to the history of World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 MOO

Langley, Andrew

Summary: More than 75 million people fought in World War II nearly all of them men. Who was going to produce the weapons and the food, and do countless other vital jobs? The answer was women. Millions stepped forward to take on work they had rarely done before, such as fighting fires, ploughing fields and cracking codes. These are the stories of four trailblazers who achieved amazing things in difficult...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Heinemann Library 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.53 LAN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.530 Langley 2015

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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