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‘Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience & Redemption’ by Laura Hillenbrand

June 14th, 2015 · Comments Off on ‘Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience & Redemption’ by Laura Hillenbrand · Book Group, Books, City Library, Events, Main Branch

On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood.

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Girls of Atomic City: Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

March 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Book Group, Books, City Library, Events, Main Branch

Starting in 1942, the U.S. government began quietly acquiring more than 60,000 acres in Eastern Tennessee for the Manhattan Project — the secret World War II program that developed the atomic bomb.

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The Granite Men of the Henri-Chapelle Book Signing

October 25th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Granite Men of the Henri-Chapelle Book Signing · Books, City Library, Events, Local Author Series, Local History, Main Branch, NH Room

During World War II, forty New Hampshire servicemen fought the war on foreign soil and were killed in action never to return home to their families.

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The Nine Lives of Julius – Talk & Book Signing

September 18th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Nine Lives of Julius – Talk & Book Signing · Books, City Library, Main Branch, NH Room

The book, The Nine Lives of Julius by Ilona Reinitzer, tells the story of Julius who was a teenager when taken by the Nazis to work in a labor camp outside of Auschwitz.

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Honoring Manchester’s World War II Veterans

August 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Honoring Manchester’s World War II Veterans · Events, Main Branch, Movies, News

The Queen City will soon have a formal monument honoring its World War II veterans. The new Manchester, NH World War II Memorial in Veteran’s Park will be dedicated during the week of August 16th – 23rd, with a variety of events scheduled to mark the occasion. The library is pleased to be participating in […]

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