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Anthropoid

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Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the code name for the secret Czechoslovakian mission to assassinate Nazi SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution to the Jewish question, was the Reich's third in command and the leader of Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Iskandarīyah-- Līh?: Alexandrie Pourquoi?

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Eighteen year-old Yehia retreats from the poverty, death and suffering all around him in World War II Egypt and dreams of one day becoming a Hollywood filmmaker. But after he falls in love and discovers the harsh truths behind the European occupation of his country, Yehia reassesses his identity and allegiances.
DVD
1978; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Battle for Sevastopol =: Bitva Za Sevastopolʹ

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"Lyudmila Pavlichenko, who was a legendary female sniper. Soldiers were at war with her name on their lips, but the enemy was trying to catch her. At war she met death and suffering, but her real test was love, which the war could take away from her."--From container.
DVD
2015
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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Pour Une Femme =: For a Woman

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"In her mid-thirties, Anne still knows practically nothing of her family's past. After her mother's death, Anne discovers old photos and letters that convince her to take a closer look at her parents' life after the concentration camps of World War II. Her research reveals the existence of a mysterious uncle everyone seems intent on forgetting entirely. As she closes in on a discovery she didn't expect, her father grows ever more ill, and may take the family secret to his grave. In a journey that stretches from post-war France and to the 1980s, Anne's destiny intertwines with her father's past until they form a single, unforgettable story."--Container.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Generation War

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Vividly depicts the lives of five young German friends forced to navigate the unconscionable moral compromises of life under Hitler. Level-headed, highly decorated officer Wilhelm goes off to the eastern front with his sensitive younger brother Friedhelm. Deeply in love with Wilhelm is Charlotte, a young nurse who looks forward to serving in the Red Cross.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fortunes of War

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Mini-series that chronicles the lives of an English couple who live in Bucharest when WWII breaks out.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Halls of Montezuma

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A squad of Marines pick their way through enemy-infested jungles to find their objective in the island's interior.
DVD
2001; 1950
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Time to Love and a Time to Die

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Amid the devastating ruin of burnt out Germany during the dying days of World War Two, Private Ernst Graeber finds his town destroyed by Allied bombing. Frantically searching for his parents, Ernst encounters his childhood friend Elizabeth Kruse, the daughter of a doctor who has been removed to a concentration camp. In spite of the horror of their surroundings and their close proximity to death, Ernst and Elizabeth find hope in their love for one another.
DVD
2009; 1958
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Purple Heart

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Four months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, a group of American flyers take part in the first U.S. air retaliation attack against Japan and crash-land into history's most astounding prisoner-of-war story. The "Doolittle Raiders" are put on trial in a Japanese civil court, not as P.O.W.s, but as criminals charged with murder. As this travesty of justice proceeds, the airmen realize that their only hope of avoiding execution is to reveal to their enemy captors the top-secret details of their flight to Japan: a choice between death and and betrayal of country.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Shining Through

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A secretary ends up behind the lines as a secret agent during World War II.
DVD
2010; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Die Grosse Liebe

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A soldier on temporary leave from the war-front meets and falls in love with a music-hall singer.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Carve Her Name With Pride

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The inspiring true story of Violette Szabo, a young British widow of a French officer, who braved death while working for the French Resistance in World War II.
DVD
2008; 1958
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Young Lions

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The story of World War II from the American and the German perspectives.
DVD
2001; 1958
Clemons (Stacks)
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Twelve O'clock High

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The commander of a U.S. bomber unit in Britain during World War II begins to crack under the strain.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Jackboots on Whitehall

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On the English South Coast, Chris, a young farm worker, dreams of the chance to join the army and fight in exciting new lands. His chance comes when the three top Nazis, the enormous Goering, the malnourished Goebbels and the scarily campy Himmler hatch a plan to invade England by drilling under the English Channel and into the heart of London.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Alexandria-- Why?: Iskanderiya-- Leh?

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18-year-old Yehia retreats from the poverty, death and suffering all around him in World War II Egypt and dreams of one day becoming a Hollywood filmmaker. But after he falls in love and discovers the harsh truths behind the European occupation of his country, Yehia reassesses his identity and allegiances.
DVD
2000; 1979
Clemons (Stacks)
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China Doll

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Disillusioned by the war, air captain Cliff Brandon is sullen, depressed and on one fateful night, drunk! Stumbling home that evening, he throws some cash at a beggar, only to find out in the morning he's actually paid the man for three months of housekeeping service from his daughter, the beautiful Shu-Jen. Before long, Shu-Jen has Brandon's life straightened out and the two have grown intense feelings for one another. But can their love survive the ravages of war?
DVD
2007; 1958
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lifeboat

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When their vessel is torpedoed in the Atlantic Ocean during WWII, eight survivors find refuge in a lifeboat. Short on food and water, their situation is further complicated when they rescue a crew member from the German submarine that sank their ship.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Mein Führer: My Führer

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"December 1944: Berlin lies in ruins and the war is as good as lost. Goebbels is convinced all the country needs is a re-energizing speech from the Führer. Adolf, however, is only a shadow of his former self; demoralized and depressed, he hides in his office. The only man who can help is Germany's finest acting teacher, Adolf Grünbaum -- a Jew"--Container.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)