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The Resource The last escape : the untold story of allied prisoners of war in Europe, 1944-45, John Nichol and Tony Rennell

The last escape : the untold story of allied prisoners of war in Europe, 1944-45, John Nichol and Tony Rennell

Label
The last escape : the untold story of allied prisoners of war in Europe, 1944-45
Title
The last escape
Title remainder
the untold story of allied prisoners of war in Europe, 1944-45
Statement of responsibility
John Nichol and Tony Rennell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on the testimony of surviving veterans to relate the experiences of hundreds of thousands of American and British prisoners of war in camps across Nazi-controlled Europe, who were forced at gunpoint to march hundreds of miles along the Death March in the wake of the D-Day landings
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171120
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nichol, John
Dewey number
940.547243
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rennell, Tony
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the untold story of Allied prisoners of war in Germany, 1944-45
Label
The last escape : the untold story of allied prisoners of war in Europe, 1944-45, John Nichol and Tony Rennell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [505]-510) 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 Russians are coming -- Abandoned to their fate -- Out into the cold -- Fears of a massacre -- The retreat from Stalag Luft IV -- The deadly road to the west -- The rivers of humanity -- Liberated by the Red Army -- Hostages of Stalin -- Waiting for Patton -- The hell of Fallingbostel -- Death by "friendly fire" -- A German savior? -- Heading for home -- Welcome back -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1. Chronology of the end of the Second World War -- Appendix 2. The Yalta Agreement on Prisoners of War, February 1945 -- Appendix 3. The senior American officer's complaint about conditions at Stalag XIIID, Nuremberg -- Appendix 4. The numbers game
Control code
469078
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xx, 520 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670032129
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2002041191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670032129
  • (Sirsi) ADM-1198
Label
The last escape : the untold story of allied prisoners of war in Europe, 1944-45, John Nichol and Tony Rennell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [505]-510) 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 Russians are coming -- Abandoned to their fate -- Out into the cold -- Fears of a massacre -- The retreat from Stalag Luft IV -- The deadly road to the west -- The rivers of humanity -- Liberated by the Red Army -- Hostages of Stalin -- Waiting for Patton -- The hell of Fallingbostel -- Death by "friendly fire" -- A German savior? -- Heading for home -- Welcome back -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1. Chronology of the end of the Second World War -- Appendix 2. The Yalta Agreement on Prisoners of War, February 1945 -- Appendix 3. The senior American officer's complaint about conditions at Stalag XIIID, Nuremberg -- Appendix 4. The numbers game
Control code
469078
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xx, 520 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670032129
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2002041191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670032129
  • (Sirsi) ADM-1198

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