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    The warriors; reflections on men in battle

    Gray, J. Glenn (Jesse Glenn), 1913-1977.

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    We are on our own

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    Never will we forget

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    The other victims : first-person stories of non-Jews persecuted by the Nazis

    Friedman, Ina R.

    Personal narratives of Christians, Gypsies, deaf people, homosexuals, and blacks who suffered at the hands of the Nazis before and during World War II.

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    A fence away from freedom

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    A fence away from freedom : Japanese Americans and World War II

    Levine, Ellen.

    Relates the experiences of thirty-five Japanese-Americans and their families who were sent to American prison camps during World War II.

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    Codebreakers

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    With the old breed at Peleliu and Okinawa

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    With the old breed at Peleliu and Okinawa

    Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant), 1923-

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    Courage has no color

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    Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickels, America's first Black paratroopers

    Stone, Tanya Lee.

    Tanya Lee Stone examines the role of African Americans in the military through the lens of the untold story of the Triple Nickles as they became America's first black paratroopers and fought a little-known World War II attack on the American West by the Japanese.

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    "The good war"

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    Dawn

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    Dawn

    Wiesel, Elie, 1928-

    A young Israeli soldier plans to murder a captive enemy officer at dawn, as retribution for the execution of a fellow freedom fighter, but becomes increasingly troubled as the time draws near.

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    Eleanor's story

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    Between tedium and terror

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    In my hands

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    In my hands : memories of a Holocaust rescuer

    Opdyke, Irene Gut, 1921-

    Recounts the experiences of the author who, as a young Polish girl, hid and saved Jews during the Holocaust.

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    Pilgrim among the shadows

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    Pilgrim among the shadows

    Pahor, Boris.

    A former prisoner and medic in German concentration camps visits one of the camps 20 years later and recollects the horror.

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    The night trilogy

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    The night trilogy

    Wiesel, Elie, 1928-

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    And the violins stopped playing

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    Kindertransport

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    Kindertransport

    Drucker, Olga Levy.

    The author describes the circumstances in Germany after Hitler came to power that led to the evacuation of many Jewish children to England and her experiences as a young girl in England during World War II.

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    The upstairs room

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    The upstairs room

    Reiss, Johanna.

    A Dutch Jewish girl who survived the Holocaust describes the two-and-one-half years she spent in hiding in the upstairs bedroom of a farmer's house during World War II.

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    Courage has no color

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    Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickels, America's first Black paratroopers

    Stone, Tanya Lee.

    Tanya Lee Stone examines the role of African Americans in the military through the lens of the untold story of the Triple Nickles as they became America's first black paratroopers and fought a little-known World War II attack on the American West by the Japanese.

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    October 45

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    October 45 : childhood memories of the war

    Besson, Jean-Louis.

    The experiences of a French school boy, who lived through the German occupation of France from 1939 to 1945.

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    Don't you know there's a war on?

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    Don't you know there's a war on?

    Stevenson, James, 1929-

    The author recalls his efforts to win the Second World War, including planting a victory garden, collecting tin foil, and looking for spies.

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    The life and times of Rosie the Riveter

    Five women, who worked in the shipyards and defense plants during World War II, recount their experiences at work and offer comments on society's expectations of them during the war effort and after the war. Their narratives are interspersed with sequences from war department films, newsreels, and Hollywood movies made during that time which concerned women working outside the home.

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    The life and times of Rosie the Riveter

    Five women, who worked in the shipyards and defense plants during World War II, recount their experiences at work and offer comments on society's expectations of them during the war effort and after the war. Their narratives are interspersed with sequences from war department films, newsreels, and Hollywood movies made during that time which concerned women working outside the home.

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    The life and times of Rosie the Riveter

    Five women, who worked in the shipyards and defense plants during World War II, recount their experiences at work and offer comments on society's expectations of them during the war effort and after the war. Their narratives are interspersed with sequences from war department films, newsreels, and Hollywood movies made during that time which concerned women working outside the home.

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    Sisters in resistance

    Four women reunite to reminisce about their days in the French Resistance. They recall setting up a Resistance network by establishing safehouses, disseminating underground publications to counter Nazi misinformation, and transmitting military intelligence to London. The women survived imprisonment in Ravensbrück, a Nazi women's concentration camp, and then went on to form the Association of Women Deportees and Prisoners of the Resistance. They have been recognized as French heroines, and are still passionately engaged in causes of justice.

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