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The Resource D-Day, June 6, 1944 : the climactic battle of World War II, Stephen E. Ambrose

D-Day, June 6, 1944 : the climactic battle of World War II, Stephen E. Ambrose

Label
D-Day, June 6, 1944 : the climactic battle of World War II
Title
D-Day, June 6, 1944
Title remainder
the climactic battle of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Stephen E. Ambrose
Title variation
Climactic battle of WWII
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the events, politics, and personalities of this pivotal day in World War II, shedding light on the strategies of commanders on both sides and the ramifications of the battle
Writing style
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168561
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/2142
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D756.5.N6
LC item number
A455 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the climactic battle of World War II
Label
D-Day, June 6, 1944 : the climactic battle of World War II, Stephen E. Ambrose
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Appendix A: Veterans who contributed oral histories or written memoirs to the Eisenhower Center as of August 13, 1993": p. 617-632
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 613-616) 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
1. The defenders -- 2. The attackers -- 3. The commanders -- 4. Where and when? -- 5. Utilizing assets -- 6. Planning and preparing -- 7. Training -- 8. Marshaling and briefing -- 9. Loading -- 10. Decision to go -- 11. Cracking the Atlantic wall : the airborne into Normandy -- 12. "Let's get those bastards" : the airborne night attack -- 13. "The greatest show ever staged" : the air bombardment -- 14. A long, endless column of ships : the naval crossing and bombardment -- 15. "We'll start the war from right here" : the 4th Division at Utah Beach -- 16. "Nous Restons Ici" : the airborne in the Cotentin -- 17. Visitors to hell : the 116th Regiment at Omaha -- 18. Utter chaos reigned : the 16th Regiment at Omaha -- 19. Traffic jam : tanks, artillery, and engineers at Omaha -- 20. "I am a destroyer man" : the Navy at Omaha beach -- 21. "Will you tell me how we did this?" : the 2nd Ranger Battalion on D-Day morning -- 22. Up the bluff at Vierville : the 116th Regiment and 5th Ranger Battalion -- 23. Catastrophe contained : easy red sector, Omaha Beach -- 24. Struggle for the high ground : Vierville, St.-Laurent, and Coleville -- 25. "It was just fantastic" : afternoon on Omaha Beach -- 26. The world holds its breath : D-Day on the home fronts -- 27. "Fairly stuffed with gadgets" : the British opening moves -- 28. "Everything was well ordered" : the 50th Division at Gold Beach -- 29. Payback : the Canadians at Juno Beach -- 30. "An unforgettable sight" : the British at Sword Beach -- 31. "My God, we've done it" : the British Airborne on D-Day -- 32. "When can their glory fade?" : the end of the day -- Glossary
Control code
4709555
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
655 pages
Isbn
9780671673345
Lccn
93040353
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm29357128
  • (OCoLC)29357128
Label
D-Day, June 6, 1944 : the climactic battle of World War II, Stephen E. Ambrose
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Appendix A: Veterans who contributed oral histories or written memoirs to the Eisenhower Center as of August 13, 1993": p. 617-632
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 613-616) 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
1. The defenders -- 2. The attackers -- 3. The commanders -- 4. Where and when? -- 5. Utilizing assets -- 6. Planning and preparing -- 7. Training -- 8. Marshaling and briefing -- 9. Loading -- 10. Decision to go -- 11. Cracking the Atlantic wall : the airborne into Normandy -- 12. "Let's get those bastards" : the airborne night attack -- 13. "The greatest show ever staged" : the air bombardment -- 14. A long, endless column of ships : the naval crossing and bombardment -- 15. "We'll start the war from right here" : the 4th Division at Utah Beach -- 16. "Nous Restons Ici" : the airborne in the Cotentin -- 17. Visitors to hell : the 116th Regiment at Omaha -- 18. Utter chaos reigned : the 16th Regiment at Omaha -- 19. Traffic jam : tanks, artillery, and engineers at Omaha -- 20. "I am a destroyer man" : the Navy at Omaha beach -- 21. "Will you tell me how we did this?" : the 2nd Ranger Battalion on D-Day morning -- 22. Up the bluff at Vierville : the 116th Regiment and 5th Ranger Battalion -- 23. Catastrophe contained : easy red sector, Omaha Beach -- 24. Struggle for the high ground : Vierville, St.-Laurent, and Coleville -- 25. "It was just fantastic" : afternoon on Omaha Beach -- 26. The world holds its breath : D-Day on the home fronts -- 27. "Fairly stuffed with gadgets" : the British opening moves -- 28. "Everything was well ordered" : the 50th Division at Gold Beach -- 29. Payback : the Canadians at Juno Beach -- 30. "An unforgettable sight" : the British at Sword Beach -- 31. "My God, we've done it" : the British Airborne on D-Day -- 32. "When can their glory fade?" : the end of the day -- Glossary
Control code
4709555
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
655 pages
Isbn
9780671673345
Lccn
93040353
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm29357128
  • (OCoLC)29357128

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