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The Resource The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau, Alex Kershaw

The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau, Alex Kershaw

Label
The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau
Title
The liberator
Title remainder
one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau
Statement of responsibility
Alex Kershaw
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The true story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War. The battlefield odyssey of a maverick U.S. Army officer and his infantry unit as they fought for over five hundred days to liberate Europe; frmo the invasion of Italy to the gates of Dachau
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kershaw, Alex
Dewey number
940.54/1273092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sparks, Felix Laurence
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau, Alex Kershaw
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [413]-428) and index
Contents
Prologue. The graves -- 1. The dust bowl. The west ; Off to war -- 2. Italy. Sicily ; Race for Messina ; Mountain country -- 3. Anzio. Danger ahead ; Hell broke loose ; A blood dimmed tide ; Battle of the caves ; Crossing the line ; The bitch-head ; Break out ; Rome -- 4. France. Day 401 ; The Champagne campaign ; The Vosges -- 5. Germany. Black December ; Breaking point ; Defeat ; The river ; The Siegfried Line ; Cassino on the Main ; Downfall -- 7. The heart of darkness. Day of the Americans ; The hounds of hell ; The coal yard ; The Linden incident ; The long day closes -- 8. Last battles. Last days ; Victory in Europe ; Peace breaks out ; The last battle
Control code
ocn793503440
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
433 p.
Isbn
9780307887993
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012017064
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)793503440
Label
The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau, Alex Kershaw
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [413]-428) and index
Contents
Prologue. The graves -- 1. The dust bowl. The west ; Off to war -- 2. Italy. Sicily ; Race for Messina ; Mountain country -- 3. Anzio. Danger ahead ; Hell broke loose ; A blood dimmed tide ; Battle of the caves ; Crossing the line ; The bitch-head ; Break out ; Rome -- 4. France. Day 401 ; The Champagne campaign ; The Vosges -- 5. Germany. Black December ; Breaking point ; Defeat ; The river ; The Siegfried Line ; Cassino on the Main ; Downfall -- 7. The heart of darkness. Day of the Americans ; The hounds of hell ; The coal yard ; The Linden incident ; The long day closes -- 8. Last battles. Last days ; Victory in Europe ; Peace breaks out ; The last battle
Control code
ocn793503440
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
433 p.
Isbn
9780307887993
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012017064
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)793503440

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