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.
Entries Tagged as 'World War II'
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
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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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.
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 […]