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Simons, Lisa M. B.

Contents: The world at war again -- Women with wings -- WASP training and assignments -- The sacrifices WASP made -- Golden WASP.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 940.54 SIMONS

Lineberry, Cate.

Summary: Recounts how the passengers and crew of an American medical evacuation plane, including thirteen nurses and thirteen medics, survived after it crashed in Nazi-controlled Albania in November, 1943, until they could be rescued.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Drnaso, Nick

Summary: "When Sabrina disappears, an airman in the U.S. Air Force is drawn into a web of suppositions, wild theories, and outright lies. Sabrina depicts a modern world devoid of personal interaction and responsibility, where relationships are stripped of intimacy through glowing computer screens. An indictment of our modern state, Drnaso contemplates the dangers of a fake news climate."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn and Quarterly 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic, Call number: GRAPHIC DRNASO

Zuckoff, Mitchell.

Summary: Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff unleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

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

Summary: When the war ended, his battle began. Based on Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book, this begins where Unbroken ends, sharing the next amazing chapter of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini's powerful true story of forgiveness, redemption, and amazing grace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 60

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 MEYEROWITZ

Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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

Morgan, Robert

Summary: MILITARY HISTORY. "Bring[s] a new perspective to World War II literature...Exciting" -- "Library Journal." A powerful chronicle of loyalty, love, and heroism under fire, this is the unforgettable memoir of a member of the Greatest Generation who fought in America's greatest battles-and of the war one man waged both in and out of the skies. High-spirited young Robert Morgan was transformed from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2001

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

Goggins, David

Summary: "For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare. Poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lioncrest Publishing 2018

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Sandler, Michael

Summary: Learn about U.S. Air Force pararescuemen, a special group that performs tough rescues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Pub. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 358.4 SANDLER

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