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The WWII invasion known as D-Day was the largest military endeavor in history. By June 6, 1944, Hitler and his allies had a strong grip on the European continent, where Nazi Germany was engaged in the mass extermination of the Jewish people. The goal of D-Day was the total defeat...
 
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The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century
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At the height of World War I, as battles raged in the trenches and in the air, another struggle for survival was being waged in the most notorious POW camp in all of Germany: Holzminden. A land-locked Alcatraz of sorts, it was home to the most troublesome Allied prisoners--and the...
 
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In Harm's Way: JFK, World War II, and the Heroic Rescue of PT 109
Young Adult Nonfiction 642 0
In September 1941, young Jack Kennedy was appointed an Ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve. After completing training and eager to serve, he volunteered for combat duty in the Pacific and was appointed commander of PT 109. On August 2, 1943, Kennedy's PT 109 and...
 
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Death on the River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon Adventure
Young Adult Nonfiction 926 0
"I did have a murderous trip down South, but it was mighty interesting." In October 1913, Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on a tour of South America. The thrill-seeking adventurer had no idea that he would soon receive an offer he couldn’t...
 
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Which movie broke more box-office records: Star Wars: The Force Awakens or Jurassic World? Who has the most career touchdowns in the NFL? What state has the biggest indoor amusement park? Where could you find a snake that weighs almost one thousand pounds? ...
 
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Courage & Defiance: Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in WWII Denmark
Young Adult Nonfiction 969 0
When the Nazis invaded Denmark on Tuesday, April 9, 1940, the people of this tiny country to the north of Germany awoke to a devastating surprise. The government of Denmark surrendered quietly, and the Danes were ordered to go about their daily lives as if nothing had changed. But everything...
 
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Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made a Difference
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A chronicle of the incredible correspondence between California librarian Clara Breed and young Japanese American internees during World War II. In the early 1940's, Clara Breed was the children's librarian at the San Diego Public Library. But she was also friend to dozens of Japanese American children...
 
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Dawn (California Diaries #1)
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What kind of friend am I? Actually, I think I mean what kind of person am I? what kind of friend, sister, stepsister, daughter, stepdaughter? I'm not always a very good person. I know that.But sometimes I can"t help it Friends. Changes. Together. Alone. Dawn Shafer has...
 
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