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The Resource The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau, Alex Kershaw

The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau, Alex Kershaw

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The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau
Title
The liberator
Title remainder
one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau
Statement of responsibility
Alex Kershaw
Title variation
liberator
Title variation remainder
one World War II soldiers 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The true story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War. The battlefield odyssey of a maverick U.S. Army officer and his infantry unit as they fought for over five hundred days to liberate Europe; from the invasion of Italy to the gates of Dachau
Summary
Traces the achievements of the World War II regiments under Felix Sparks, documenting their clashes with Hitler's elite troops in Sicily and Alerno and their heroic liberation of the Dachau concentration camp
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10151895
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kershaw, Alex
Dewey number
940.54/1273092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.31 157th
LC item number
.K47 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sparks, Felix Laurence
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau
Label
The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau, Alex Kershaw
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [413]-418) and index
Contents
The graves -- The dust bowl -- The West -- Off to war -- Italy -- Sicily -- The race for Messina -- Mountain country -- Anzio -- Danger ahead -- Hell broke loose -- A blood-dimmed tide -- The Battle of the Caves -- Crossing the line -- The bitch-head -- The breakout -- Rome -- France -- Day 401 -- The Champagne Campaign -- The Vosges -- Germany -- Black December -- The breaking point -- Defeat -- The river -- The Siegfried Line -- Cassino on the Main -- Downfall -- The heart of darkness -- The day of the Americans -- The hounds of hell -- The coal yard -- The Linden incident -- The long day closes -- Last battles -- The last days -- Victory in Europe -- Peace breaks out -- The last battle
Control code
ocn793503440
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
433 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307887993
Lccn
2012017064
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)793503440
Label
The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau, Alex Kershaw
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [413]-418) and index
Contents
The graves -- The dust bowl -- The West -- Off to war -- Italy -- Sicily -- The race for Messina -- Mountain country -- Anzio -- Danger ahead -- Hell broke loose -- A blood-dimmed tide -- The Battle of the Caves -- Crossing the line -- The bitch-head -- The breakout -- Rome -- France -- Day 401 -- The Champagne Campaign -- The Vosges -- Germany -- Black December -- The breaking point -- Defeat -- The river -- The Siegfried Line -- Cassino on the Main -- Downfall -- The heart of darkness -- The day of the Americans -- The hounds of hell -- The coal yard -- The Linden incident -- The long day closes -- Last battles -- The last days -- Victory in Europe -- Peace breaks out -- The last battle
Control code
ocn793503440
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
433 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307887993
Lccn
2012017064
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)793503440

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