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The Resource Operation Pedestal : the fleet that battled to Malta, 1942, Max Hastings ; [maps by Martin Brown]

Operation Pedestal : the fleet that battled to Malta, 1942, Max Hastings ; [maps by Martin Brown]

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Operation Pedestal : the fleet that battled to Malta, 1942
Title
Operation Pedestal
Title remainder
the fleet that battled to Malta, 1942
Statement of responsibility
Max Hastings ; [maps by Martin Brown]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Cartographer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Renowned historian Max Hastings recreates one of the most thrilling events of World War II: Operation Pedestal, the British action to save its troops from starvation on Malta--an action-packed tale of courage, fortitude, loss, and triumph against all odds
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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10958027
Cataloging source
YDX
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Hastings, Max
Dewey number
940.54/21
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D763.M3
LC item number
H373 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Brown, Martin
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True
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  • Operation Pedestal, 1942
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Malta
Target audience
adult
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the fleet that battled to Malta, 1942
Label
Operation Pedestal : the fleet that battled to Malta, 1942, Max Hastings ; [maps by Martin Brown]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Great Britain in 2021 by William Collins, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 371-402) 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
Introduction -- The Pedestal fleet -- Glossary -- "It would be a disaster of the first magnitude" -- Men and ships -- Sailing -- First blood -- "Stand by to ram" -- The twelfth -- Cruel sea -- Force X -- Scuttling charges -- Retribution -- Blenheim Day -- Ohio -- Grand Harbour -- Appendix: Losses during Operation Pedestal
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 428 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062980151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • on1193064274
  • (OCoLC)1193064274
Label
Operation Pedestal : the fleet that battled to Malta, 1942, Max Hastings ; [maps by Martin Brown]
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Great Britain in 2021 by William Collins, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 371-402) 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
Introduction -- The Pedestal fleet -- Glossary -- "It would be a disaster of the first magnitude" -- Men and ships -- Sailing -- First blood -- "Stand by to ram" -- The twelfth -- Cruel sea -- Force X -- Scuttling charges -- Retribution -- Blenheim Day -- Ohio -- Grand Harbour -- Appendix: Losses during Operation Pedestal
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 428 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062980151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • on1193064274
  • (OCoLC)1193064274

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