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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
Title variation
  • Five hundred days
  • One soldier's odyssey from the invasion of Sicily to the liberation of Dachau
Title variation remainder
one World War II soldiers 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau
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; from the invasion of Italy to the gates of Dachau
Summary
Traces the achievements of the World War II regiments under Felix Sparks, documenting their clashes with Hitler's elite troops in Sicily and Alerno and their heroic liberation of the Dachau concentration camp
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10151895
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/1273092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.31 157th
LC item number
.K47 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau
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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-418) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The dustbowl -- The west -- Off to war -- Italy -- Sicily -- The race for Messina -- Mountain country -- Anzio -- Danger ahead -- Hell broke loose -- A blood dimmed tide -- The battle of the caves -- Crossing the line -- The bitch-head -- The break out -- Rome -- France -- Day 401 -- The Champagne campaign -- The Vosges -- Germany -- Black December -- The breaking point -- Defeat -- The river -- The Siegfried Line -- Cassino on the Main -- Downfall -- The heart of darkness -- The day of the Americans -- The hounds of hell -- The coal yard -- The Linden incident -- The long day closes -- Last battles -- The last days -- Victory in Europe -- Peace breaks out -- The last battle
Control code
19895984
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
433 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9780307887993
Isbn Type
(hdbd.)
Lccn
2012017064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn793503440
  • (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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-418) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The dustbowl -- The west -- Off to war -- Italy -- Sicily -- The race for Messina -- Mountain country -- Anzio -- Danger ahead -- Hell broke loose -- A blood dimmed tide -- The battle of the caves -- Crossing the line -- The bitch-head -- The break out -- Rome -- France -- Day 401 -- The Champagne campaign -- The Vosges -- Germany -- Black December -- The breaking point -- Defeat -- The river -- The Siegfried Line -- Cassino on the Main -- Downfall -- The heart of darkness -- The day of the Americans -- The hounds of hell -- The coal yard -- The Linden incident -- The long day closes -- Last battles -- The last days -- Victory in Europe -- Peace breaks out -- The last battle
Control code
19895984
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
433 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9780307887993
Isbn Type
(hdbd.)
Lccn
2012017064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn793503440
  • (OCoLC)793503440

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