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The guns at last light : the war in Western Europe, 1944-1945, Rick Atkinson

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The guns at last light : the war in Western Europe, 1944-1945
Title
The guns at last light
Title remainder
the war in Western Europe, 1944-1945
Statement of responsibility
Rick Atkinson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the dramatic story of the titanic battle for Western Europe from D-Day to the thrust to the heart of the Third Reich
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Atkinson, Rick
Dewey number
940.54/21
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D756
LC item number
.A78 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The liberation trilogy
Series volume
v. 3
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World War, 1939-1945
Label
The guns at last light : the war in Western Europe, 1944-1945, Rick Atkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 813-841) and index
Contents
Invasion. The far shore ; First tide ; Hell's Beach ; A conqueror's paradise -- Lodgement. "This long thin line of personal anguish" ; A gunman's world ; Terror is broken by terror ; How easy it is to make a ghost -- Liberation. A monstrous blood-mill ; The bright day grew dark ; Ministers of thy chastisement ; The loveliest story of our time -- Pursuit. "The huntsman is hungry" ; The Avenue of Stenches ; "Harden the heart and let fly" -- Against the West Wall. "Five barley loaves and three small fishes" ; Every village a fortress ; A market and a garden ; The arrow that flieth by day -- The implicated woods. Charlemagne's tomb ; "Do not let us pretend we are all right" ; The worst place of any -- The flutter of wings. A town too small for the tragedy ; Faith in a friendly universe ; To the land of doom ; "Providence decrees and we must obey" -- A winter shadow. "We are all so human that it is pitiful" ; Staking everything on one card ; The light line ; "Go easy, boys. There's danger ahead" -- The Bulge. A rendezvous in some flaming town ; "Why are you not packing?" ; War in the raw ; Glory has its price ; The agony grapevine -- Argonauts. Citizens of the world ; A fateful conference ; "Only are eyes are alive" -- Crossings. The inner door to Germany ; Two if by sea ; "The enemy has reason to fear him" ; Lovers' quarrels are a part of love -- Victory. Mark of the Beast ; Dragon country ; "God, where are You?" ; A great silence
Control code
ocn809845108
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
877 p.
Isbn
9780805062908
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012034312
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The guns at last light : the war in Western Europe, 1944-1945, Rick Atkinson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 813-841) and index
Contents
Invasion. The far shore ; First tide ; Hell's Beach ; A conqueror's paradise -- Lodgement. "This long thin line of personal anguish" ; A gunman's world ; Terror is broken by terror ; How easy it is to make a ghost -- Liberation. A monstrous blood-mill ; The bright day grew dark ; Ministers of thy chastisement ; The loveliest story of our time -- Pursuit. "The huntsman is hungry" ; The Avenue of Stenches ; "Harden the heart and let fly" -- Against the West Wall. "Five barley loaves and three small fishes" ; Every village a fortress ; A market and a garden ; The arrow that flieth by day -- The implicated woods. Charlemagne's tomb ; "Do not let us pretend we are all right" ; The worst place of any -- The flutter of wings. A town too small for the tragedy ; Faith in a friendly universe ; To the land of doom ; "Providence decrees and we must obey" -- A winter shadow. "We are all so human that it is pitiful" ; Staking everything on one card ; The light line ; "Go easy, boys. There's danger ahead" -- The Bulge. A rendezvous in some flaming town ; "Why are you not packing?" ; War in the raw ; Glory has its price ; The agony grapevine -- Argonauts. Citizens of the world ; A fateful conference ; "Only are eyes are alive" -- Crossings. The inner door to Germany ; Two if by sea ; "The enemy has reason to fear him" ; Lovers' quarrels are a part of love -- Victory. Mark of the Beast ; Dragon country ; "God, where are You?" ; A great silence
Control code
ocn809845108
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
877 p.
Isbn
9780805062908
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012034312
Other physical details
ill.

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