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1.

Land of Mine

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In the aftermath of World War II, a group of surrendered German soldiers are ordered by Allied forces to remove their own land mines from the coast of Denmark.
DVD
2017; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Band of Brothers

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Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, an elite rifle company that parachuted into France early on D-Day morning, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden, and suffered heavy casualties. Also includes a documentary about the soldiers in Easy Company.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Royal Night Out

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Inspired by true events, this charming romantic comedy recounts the glorious celebration of the end of World War II in Europe; and the singular evening when Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret leave the confines of Buckingham Palace to join the festivities, while giving their chaperones the slip.
DVD
2016; 2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Fury

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April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.
DVD
2015; 2014
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Nirgendwo in Afrika =: Nowhere in Africa

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Critically acclaimed, this is the award winning true tale of a Jewish family who flee the Nazi regime in 1938 and learns to cope with their new life, and each other, on a remote farm in Kenya.
DVD
2003; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Level Five

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"...a hallucinatory visual essay, half documentary, half fiction, on memory, tragedy, and early digital culture. A woman (Catherine Belkodja), haunted by the loss of her lover, works on programming a video game about World War II's Battle of Okinawa. Melding retro-futuristic sci-fi imagery and reflections on traumas in Japanese history into a provocative visual and philosophical puzzle, Level Five 'belongs equally to the past, the present and the future...'"--Container
DVD
2014; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
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Baa Baa Black Sheep: Final Season Black Sheep Squadron

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Based on the experiences of Greg Boyington, a Marine Corps Major during WWII, it follows the adventures of a group of misfits and screwballs who became terrors in the South Pacific, they were known as the Black Sheep. Contains all thirteen episodes from the season.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Last Drop

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In a daring attempt to end WWII by Christmas, 35,000 troops are dropped behind enemy lines in German-occupied Holland. In the midst of the largest airborne invasion in history, one small unit of men, codename 'Matchbox, ' has its own agenda.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Plenty

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Susan Traherne is a former World War II French Resistance fighter who returns to her home in post-war Britain haunted by her experiences in occupied France. She finds that she is having trouble fitting back into formal British society after the war.
DVD
2010; 1985
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Foreign Field

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Secrets are revealed and passions rekindled when British and American war vets return to Normandy on the 50th anniversary of D Day.
DVD
2005; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
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Imagine This: A New Musical

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In the Warsaw Ghetto, 1942, a group of actors struggles to keep the dream of freedom and the will to resist alive among the prisoners of the ghetto by performing the epic tale of Masada.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Reunion in France

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A Frenchwoman in Nazi-occupied Paris hides a downed American flyer and attempts to get him safely out of the country.
DVD
2007; 1942
Clemons (Stacks)
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Three Faces West

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A man leads a group of Austrian refugees to a new life in the West during World War II.
DVD
2004; 1940
Clemons (Stacks)
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El Alamein: La Linea del Fuoco

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A story of WWII in Africa, as seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel and the Axis forces are bogged down; it's October, the British prepare an offensive. At first, boredom, heat, hunger, and thirst bedevil the Italians; then the Brits attack, and there's no luck or heroism in death. Finally, it's retreat in confusion. Serra, his sergeant Rizzo, and his lieutenant Fiori take a last walk toward home. It's said that each soldier gets three miracles; when Serra's are used up, what then?
DVD
2005; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Miracle of the White Stallions

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During the last perilous months of the conflict, Vienna's famed Spanish Riding School is threatened by devastating bombing raids and indifferent Nazi commanders. Despite the dangers involved in evaculating the Lipizzan stallions, the school's director and a handful of heroic citizens attempt a daring plan to move the stallions away from the ravages of war and, keep the historic breed alive.
DVD
2004; 1963
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hell in the Pacific

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During WWII two pilots, one American and one Japanese, crash on a small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. There, they must let go of their hostility and cooperate in order to survive, but will they?
DVD
2004; 1968
Clemons (Stacks)
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Is Paris Burning?

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As the Nazis march through Europe in 1944, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Hitler sends a top general to determine if the city can be held. If not, Paris will be burned.
DVD
2003; 1966
Clemons (Stacks)
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King Rat

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In Singapore's Changi Gaol during WWII, Corporal King, a thoroughly unscrupulous and opportunistic American POW, makes shabby deals with the camp guards in order to make his confinement more comfortable. King delights in rising above his military rank and social class as he uses his streetwise tactics to "rule" over his fellow Allied prisoners and his Japanese captors.
DVD
2003; 1965
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Cazalets

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Three generations of the Cazalet family in the shadows of WWII.
DVD
2004; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fugitive Pieces

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The story of Jakob Beer, a man whose life is haunted by his childhood experiences during WWII. As a child in Poland he is orphaned during wartime then saved by a compassionate Greek archeologist. Over the course of his life, he attempts to deal with the losses he has endured. Through his writing and then through the discovery of true love, Jakob is ultimately freed from the legacy of his past.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)