New books for the week of October 14, 2017

 

Book cover of "The First World War by John Keegan“The First World War”
by John Keegan

This non-fiction book on CD explains how WWI shaped the twentieth century and led to the creation of mechanized warfare, modernism in the arts, changes in psychology and medicine and the evolution of three great empires.

 

Book cover of "Battle for Hell’s Island" by Stephen Moore"Battle for Hell’s Island"
by Stephen Moore

The non-fiction book tells the story of how a small band of carrier dive-bombers helped to save Guadalcanal from the Japanese during WWII.

 

book cover of "Battlefield of WWII" by TMG and NBC Universal "Battlefield of WWII"
by TMG and NBC Universal

This 3 disk non-fiction DVD boxed set gives you detailed accounts of the pivotal battles of WWII. Each episode covers one great battle from the leaders to the weapons used to the tactics.

 

*book descriptions adapted from amazon.com

 

Downloadable ebooks and Audiobooks

The library has just added hundreds of new titles! Everything from crafting to cooking to children’s books can be found on our website www.whitco.lib.wa.us.  Just go to our downloadable ebook and audiobook page and click on the link.