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The Resource Twenty-five yards of war : the extraordinary courage of ordinary men in World War II, Ronald J. Drez

Twenty-five yards of war : the extraordinary courage of ordinary men in World War II, Ronald J. Drez

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Twenty-five yards of war : the extraordinary courage of ordinary men in World War II
Title
Twenty-five yards of war
Title remainder
the extraordinary courage of ordinary men in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Ronald J. Drez
Title variation
25 years of war
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on the recollections of twelve men, an oral history of the Second World War provides a soldier's view of combat in both the European and Pacific theaters, from the D-Day invasion at Normandy to being bombed by Japanese pilots over Midway
Biography type
collective biography
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171077
Cataloging source
DLC
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1940-
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Drez, Ronald J.
Dewey number
  • 940.530922
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the extraordinary courage of ordinary men in World War II
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Twenty-five yards of war : the extraordinary courage of ordinary men in World War II, Ronald J. Drez
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The Halsey Doolittle raid, April 18, 1942 : Sgt. Robert C. Bourgeois -- The Battle of Midway, June 4, 1942 : Ensigns George Gay and Albert Earnest -- Tonolei Harbor and Kahili, October 16-17, 1943 : Lt. Jack Bolt, USMC -- Betio, Tarawa Atoll, November 21, 1943 : Pvt. James Russell, U.S.M.C. -- The invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944 : Pvt. Kenneth Russell, 1st Sgt. Leonard Lomell -- The Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 19-20, 1944 : Lt. (j.g.) Arthur Abramson, U.S.N. -- The Battle of the Bulge, Lanzerath, Belgium, December 16, 1944 : 1st Lt. Lyle Bouck -- Namkwan Harbor, China, January 23, 1945 : Dr. Eugene B. Fluckey U.S.N. -- Death Valley, Iwo Jima, February 25, 1945 : PFC Jay Rebstock, U.S.M.C. -- The sinking of USS Indianapolis, July 30, 1945 : Seaman 2/c Harold Eck
Control code
ocm47045079
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 296 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780786867837
Lccn
2001039077
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADD-8205
Label
Twenty-five yards of war : the extraordinary courage of ordinary men in World War II, Ronald J. Drez
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The Halsey Doolittle raid, April 18, 1942 : Sgt. Robert C. Bourgeois -- The Battle of Midway, June 4, 1942 : Ensigns George Gay and Albert Earnest -- Tonolei Harbor and Kahili, October 16-17, 1943 : Lt. Jack Bolt, USMC -- Betio, Tarawa Atoll, November 21, 1943 : Pvt. James Russell, U.S.M.C. -- The invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944 : Pvt. Kenneth Russell, 1st Sgt. Leonard Lomell -- The Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 19-20, 1944 : Lt. (j.g.) Arthur Abramson, U.S.N. -- The Battle of the Bulge, Lanzerath, Belgium, December 16, 1944 : 1st Lt. Lyle Bouck -- Namkwan Harbor, China, January 23, 1945 : Dr. Eugene B. Fluckey U.S.N. -- Death Valley, Iwo Jima, February 25, 1945 : PFC Jay Rebstock, U.S.M.C. -- The sinking of USS Indianapolis, July 30, 1945 : Seaman 2/c Harold Eck
Control code
ocm47045079
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 296 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780786867837
Lccn
2001039077
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADD-8205

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