The Resource The story of World War II, Donald L. Miller ; revised, expanded, and updated from the original text by Henry Steele Commager, (electronic resource)

The story of World War II, Donald L. Miller ; revised, expanded, and updated from the original text by Henry Steele Commager, (electronic resource)

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The story of World War II
Title
The story of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Donald L. Miller ; revised, expanded, and updated from the original text by Henry Steele Commager
Title variation
Story of World War Two
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eng
Summary
Drawing on previously unpublished eyewitness accounts, prizewinning historian Donald L. Miller has written what critics are calling one of the most powerful accounts of warfare ever published. Here are the horror and heroism of World War II in the words of the men who fought it, the journalists who covered it, and the civilians who were caught in its fury. Miller gives us an up-close, deeply personal view of a war that was more savagely fought-and whose outcome was in greater doubt-than one might imagine. This is the war that Americans on the home front would have read about had they had access to the previously censored testimony of the soldiers on which Miller builds his gripping narrative. Miller covers the entire war-on land, at sea, and in the air-and provides new coverage of the brutal island fighting in the Pacific, the bomber war over Europe, the liberation of the death camps, and the contributions of African Americans and other minorities. He concludes with a suspenseful, never-before-told story of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, based on interviews with the men who flew the mission that ended the war
Summary
A comprehensive history of World War II draws on previously unavailable resources to incorporate new information on the contributions of African Americans and other minorities, the war in the Pacific, and the liberation of the death camps
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10197282
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1944-
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Miller, Donald L.
Dewey number
940.53
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other
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Read by Michael Kramer
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1902-1998
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  • Commager, Henry Steele
  • Kramer, Michael
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True
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World War, 1939-1945
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adult
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The story of World War II, Donald L. Miller ; revised, expanded, and updated from the original text by Henry Steele Commager, (electronic resource)
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MWT10024452
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (24hr., 53 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781483076850
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MWT10024452
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Label
The story of World War II, Donald L. Miller ; revised, expanded, and updated from the original text by Henry Steele Commager, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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MWT10024452
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (24hr., 53 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483076850
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10024452
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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