The Resource 1942: : the year that tried men's souls, Winston Groom, (electronic resource)

1942: : the year that tried men's souls, Winston Groom, (electronic resource)

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1942: : the year that tried men's souls
Title
1942:
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the year that tried men's souls
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Winston Groom
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Nineteen forty-two
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Language
eng
Summary
From the author of Forrest Gump and A Storm in Flanders comes a riveting chronicle of America's most critical hour. On December 6, 1941, an unexpected attack on American territory pulled an unprepared country into a terrifying new brand of warfare. Novelist and popular historian Winston Groom vividly re-creates the story of America's first year in World War II. To the generation of Americans who lived through it, the Second World War was the defining event of the twentieth century, and the defining events of that war were played out in the year 1942.This account covers the Allies' relentless defeats as the Axis overran most of Europe, North Africa, and the Far East. But midyear the tide began to turn. America finally went on the offensive in the Pacific, and in the west the British defeated Rommel's panzer divisions at El Alamein while the U.S. Army began to push the Germans out of North Africa. By the year's end, the smell of victory was in the air. 1942, told with Groom's accomplished storyteller's eye, allows us into the admirals' strategy rooms, onto the battle fronts, and into the heart of a nation at war
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Midwest
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1944-
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Groom, Winston
Dewey number
940.53
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
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adult
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1942: : the year that tried men's souls, Winston Groom, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11843529
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11843529
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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1942: : the year that tried men's souls, Winston Groom, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11843529
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11843529
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11843529
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11843529
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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