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Catherine's war —Billet, Julia, author.
Graphic Novel
2020
Availability: 11 of 16

As France buckles under the Nazi regime, budding photographer Rachel Cohen must change her name, go into hiding, and bear witness to the atrocities of World War II.

Churchill's secret messenger —Hlad, Alan, author.

London, 1941: In a cramped bunker in Winston Churchill's Cabinet War Rooms, underneath Westminster's Treasury building, civilian women huddle at desks, typing up confidential documents and reports. Since her parents were...

Rescue —Nielsen, Jennifer A., author.

657 days ago Meg's British father left their home in France to fight the Nazis, leaving some codes in a jar for her to decipher, and Meg and her French mother moved to the Perche, a region in France near Normandy known f...

Inglourious basterds

During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally ki...

The Paris library —Skeslien Charles, Janet, author.
Large Print
2021
Availability: 3 of 11

Based on a true story, describes how a lonely teenager in 1983 Montana befriends an elderly neighbor and uncovers her past as a librarian at the American Library in Paris who joined the Resistance when the Nazis arrived....

The butterfly —Polacco, Patricia.

During the Nazi occupation of France, Monique's mother hides a Jewish family in her basement and tries to help them escape to freedom.

Avenue of spies : a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France —Kershaw, Alex.
Large Print
2015
Availability: 6 of 8

The true story of an American doctor and his family in Paris, and his heroic espionage efforts during World War II. Exclusive Avenue Foch was Paris's hotbed of spies, secret police, informers, and Vichy collaborators. So...

For freedom : the story of a French spy —Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker.

Despite the horrors of World War II, a French teenager pursues her dream of becoming an opera singer, which takes her to places where she gains information about what the Nazis are doing--information that the French Resi...

The book of lost names —Harmel, Kristin, author.
Book On CD
2020
Availability: 5 of 6

As a graduate student in 1942, Eva was forced to flee Paris after the arrest of her father, a Polish Jew. Finding refuge in a small mountain town in the Free Zone, she begins forging identity documents for Jewish childre...

Double cross —Macintyre, Ben, 1963-
Book On CD
2012
Availability: 3 of 4

Traces the sophisticated D-Day operation through which extraordinary spies deceived the Nazis about the location of the Allied attack, profiling the successful Double Cross System and the remarkable individuals who used ...

Village of scoundrels : based on a true story of courage during WWII —Preus, Margi, author.

In the 1940s, remote Les Lauzes, France, houses Jews, unregistered foreigners, forgers, and others who take great risks to shelter refugees and smuggle them to safety in Switzerland.

Escape from Paris : a true story of love and resistance in wartime France —Harding, Stephen, 1952- author.

Escape from Paris is the true story of a small group of U.S. aviators whose four B-17 Flying Fortresses were shot down over German-occupied France on a single, fateful day: July 14, 1943, Bastille Day. They were rescued ...

Avenue of spies a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris —Kershaw, Alex, author.
Book On CD
2015
Availability: 4 of 4

"The best-selling author of The Liberator brings to life the incredible true story of an American doctor in Paris, and his heroic espionage efforts during the Second World War. The leafy Avenue de Foch, one of the most e...

The book of lost names —Harmel, Kristin, author.

Eva Traube Abrams, a semiretired librarian in Florida, is at the returns desk one morning when her eyes lock on to a photograph in a newspaper nearby. She freezes; it's an image of a book she hasn't seen in sixty-five ye...

Patton

Film biography of America's charismatic and controversial general during World War II (1943-1945). Covers both his confrontations with Eisenhower and his successes.

Allied

The story of intelligence officer Max Vatan, who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened ...

The children of freedom —Levy, Marc, 1961-

France 1943. Thousands of people are left bereft of family & home by the German occupation. But Jeannot & his little brother, along with their friends are different - they are young, they are refugees, they are committed...

Flamingo boy —Morpurgo, Michael, author.

In the unique landscape of the Camargue in the South of France during WW2, a young autistic boy lives on his parents' farm among the salt flats and the flamingos that live there. There are lots of things he doesn't under...

The French war bride —Wells, Robin (Robin Rouse), author.

"World War II Paris serves as the backdrop of a story of compassion, betrayal, and forgiveness from the national bestselling author of The Wedding Tree. "I never knew what he saw in you." At her assisted living cente...

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