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The Resource The Second World War, John Keegan

The Second World War, John Keegan

Label
The Second World War
Title
The Second World War
Statement of responsibility
John Keegan
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines each theater of the war, focusing on five crucial battles and offering new insights into the distinctive methods and motivations of modern warfare
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keegan, John
Dewey number
940.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D743
LC item number
.K39 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
The Second World War, John Keegan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 596-598) 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
Prologue. Every man a soldier ; Fomenting world war -- part I. The war in the West 1940-1943. The triumph of Blitzkrieg ; Air battle : the Battle of Britain ; War supply and the Battle of the Atlantic -- part II. The war in the East 1941-1943. Hitler's strategic dilemma ; Securing the eastern springboard ; Airborne battle : Crete ; Barbarossa ; War production ; Crimean summer, Stalingrad winter -- part III. The war in the Pacific 1941-1943. Tojo's strategic dilemma ; From Pearl Harbor to Midway ; Carrier battle : Midway ; Occupation and repression ; The war for the islands -- part IV. The war in the West 1943-1945. Churchill's strategic dilemma ; Three wars in Africa ; Italy and the Balkans ; Overlord ; Tank battle : Falaise ; Strategic bombing ; The Ardennes and the Rhine -- part V. The war in the East 1943-1945. Stalin's strategic dilemma ; Kursk and the recapture of western Russia ; Resistance and espionage ; The Vistula and the Danube ; City battle : the siege of Berlin -- part VI. The war in the Pacific 1943-1945. Roosevelt's strategic dilemma ; Japan's defeat in the south ; Amphibious battle : Okinawa ; Super-weapons and the defeat of Japan ; The legacy of the Second World War
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
608 pages
Isbn
9780143035732
Lccn
2005274899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 60327493
  • (OCoLC)60327493
Label
The Second World War, John Keegan
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 596-598) 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
Prologue. Every man a soldier ; Fomenting world war -- part I. The war in the West 1940-1943. The triumph of Blitzkrieg ; Air battle : the Battle of Britain ; War supply and the Battle of the Atlantic -- part II. The war in the East 1941-1943. Hitler's strategic dilemma ; Securing the eastern springboard ; Airborne battle : Crete ; Barbarossa ; War production ; Crimean summer, Stalingrad winter -- part III. The war in the Pacific 1941-1943. Tojo's strategic dilemma ; From Pearl Harbor to Midway ; Carrier battle : Midway ; Occupation and repression ; The war for the islands -- part IV. The war in the West 1943-1945. Churchill's strategic dilemma ; Three wars in Africa ; Italy and the Balkans ; Overlord ; Tank battle : Falaise ; Strategic bombing ; The Ardennes and the Rhine -- part V. The war in the East 1943-1945. Stalin's strategic dilemma ; Kursk and the recapture of western Russia ; Resistance and espionage ; The Vistula and the Danube ; City battle : the siege of Berlin -- part VI. The war in the Pacific 1943-1945. Roosevelt's strategic dilemma ; Japan's defeat in the south ; Amphibious battle : Okinawa ; Super-weapons and the defeat of Japan ; The legacy of the Second World War
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
608 pages
Isbn
9780143035732
Lccn
2005274899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 60327493
  • (OCoLC)60327493

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