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Homeland. The complete first season

Carrie Mathison, a brilliant but volatile CIA agent, suspects that a rescued American POW may not be what he seems. Is Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody a war hero or an Al Qaeda sleeper agent plotting a spectacular terrorist a...

The confidence men : how two prisoners of war engineered the most remarkable escape in history —Fox, Margalit, author.

"Imprisoned in a remote Turkish prison camp during World War I, having survived a two-month forced march and a terrifying shootout in the desert, two British officers, Harry Jones and Cedric Hill, join forces to bamboozl...

T-34

In 1944, a courageous group of Russian soldiers managed to escape from German captivity in a half-destroyed legendary T-34 tank. Those were the times of unforgettable bravery, fierce fighting, unbreakable love, and legen...

Doctors of the dark side

This film is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. The film shows how the torture of ...

The prisoner's wife —Brookes, Maggie.
Large Print
2020
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"Inspired by a true story, a daring deception plunges a courageous and desperate young woman deep into the horrors of a Nazi POW camp to be with the man she loves. Czechoslovakia, 1944. In the dead of night, a farm girl ...

The taste of longing : Ethel Mulvany and her starving prisoners of war cookbook —Evans, Suzanne, 1957- author.

Half a world away from her home in Manitoulin Island, Ethel Mulvany is starving in Singapore's infamous Changi Prison, along with hundreds of other women jailed there as POWs during the Second World War. They beat back p...

The railway man

Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burm...

The long walk : the true story of a trek to freedom —Rawicz, Slavomir.

Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp. The harrowing true tale of escaped Soviet prisoners desperate march out of Siberia, ...

The way back

Inspired by an incredible true story beginning in 1940 when seven prisoners attempt the impossible: escape from a brutal Siberian gulag. Thus begins a treacherous 4,500-mile trek to freedom across the world's most mercil...

Sky : a true story of resistance during World War II : illustrated with photographs, documents, and letters from the author's collection —Ippisch, Hanneke.

The true story of a young girl's involvement with the Dutch Resistance during World War II and her subsequent arrest and imprisonment by the Germans.

Homeland. The complete second season
Blu-ray
2013
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Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody is now a U.S. congressman, and former CIA agent Carrie Mathison has returned to civilian life. But when a new and potentially devastating terrorist threat emerges, Brody and Carrie's lives beco...

Taxi to the dark side

Investigates the torture and killing of an innocent Afghani taxi driver in a gripping probe into reckless abuses of government power. This stunningly crafted narrative demonstrates how one man's life and death symbolizes...

The grand escape : the greatest prison breakout of the 20th century —Bascomb, Neal, author.

Recounts the escape from Germany's most notorious prison camp, Holzminden, by a group of Allied POWs in WWI.

No surrender : a father, a son, and an extraordinary act of heroism that continues to live on today —Edmonds, Chris (Christopher Waring), 1957- author.

"Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is theinspiring truestory of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the final days of World War II to...

The bridge on the River Kwai
Blu-ray
2011
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British POWs are forced to build a railway bridge for their WWII Japanese captors, unaware of an Allied mission to blow it up.

The grand escape : the greatest prison breakout of the 20th century —Bascomb, Neal, author.

"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,...

The endless battle : the fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in imperial Japan —Flanagan, Andy, 1955- author.

"Near the end of October 1941, a few hundred soldiers from New Brunswick were among the 1,975 Canadian troops who set sail from Vancouver to reinforce the British Colony of Hong Kong. Within two short months, after a har...

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