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The Resource The day of battle : the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944, Rick Atkinson

The day of battle : the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944, Rick Atkinson

Label
The day of battle : the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944
Title
The day of battle
Title remainder
the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944
Statement of responsibility
Rick Atkinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The second volume in a trilogy chronicling the liberation of Europe during World War II focuses on the Allied campaigns in Sicily and Italy, detailing the bloody battles at Salerno, Anzio, and Monte Cassino, as well as the June 1944 liberation of Rome
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Summary
The second volume in a trilogy chronicling the liberation of Europe during World War II focuses on the Allied campaigns in Sicily and Italy, detailing the bloody battles at Salerno, Anzio, and Monte Cassino, as well as the June 1944 liberation of Rome
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
195491
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
940.54/215
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The liberation trilogy
Series volume
volume 2
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944
Label
The day of battle : the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944, Rick Atkinson
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=514085
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in 2007 by Henry Holt and Company"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 731-761) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Across the Middle Sea : Forcing the world back to reason ; Calypso's Island ; "The horses of the sun" ; Death or glory -- 2. The burning shore : Land of the cyclops ; The loss of irrecoverable hours ; "Tonight wear white pajamas" ; "The dark world is not far from us" -- 3. An island redoubt : "Into battle with stout hearts" ; "How I love wars" ; Snaring the head devil ; Fevers of an unknown origin ; A great grief ; "In a place like this" -- 4. Salerno : "Risks must be calculated" ; Plots, counterplots, and cross-plots ; The stillest shoes the world could boast ; The moan of lost souls ; A porton won -- 5. Corpse of the siren : "I give you Naples ; "Watch where you step and have no curiosity at all" ; The mountainous hinterland ; "The entire world was burning -- 6. Winter : The archangel Michael, here and everywhere ; "A tank too big for the village square" ; A gangster's battle ; Too many gone West -- 7. A river and a rock : Colonel Warden makes a plan ; "Nothing was right except the courage" ; The show must go on -- 8. Perdition : "Something's happening" ; Through the looking glass ; Jerryland -- 9. The murder space : This world and the next world at strife ; The bitchhead ; "Man is distinguished from the beasts" -- 10. Four horsemen : A fairyland of silver and gold ; The weight of metal ; Dragonflies in the sun -- 11. A kettle of grief : Dead country ; "Put the fear of God into them" ; "You are all brave. You are all gentlemen" ; "On the eve of great things" -- 12. The great prize : Shaking stars from the heavens ; A fifth army show ; The cuckoo's song ; Expulsion of the barbarians
Control code
ocn861511874
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Holt pbk. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 791 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429920100
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map, plans.
Publisher number
EB00094699
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
548B612B-DFCD-4C29-95DC-69FA95E2BFB9
System control number
(OCoLC)861511874
Label
The day of battle : the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944, Rick Atkinson
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=514085
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in 2007 by Henry Holt and Company"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 731-761) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Across the Middle Sea : Forcing the world back to reason ; Calypso's Island ; "The horses of the sun" ; Death or glory -- 2. The burning shore : Land of the cyclops ; The loss of irrecoverable hours ; "Tonight wear white pajamas" ; "The dark world is not far from us" -- 3. An island redoubt : "Into battle with stout hearts" ; "How I love wars" ; Snaring the head devil ; Fevers of an unknown origin ; A great grief ; "In a place like this" -- 4. Salerno : "Risks must be calculated" ; Plots, counterplots, and cross-plots ; The stillest shoes the world could boast ; The moan of lost souls ; A porton won -- 5. Corpse of the siren : "I give you Naples ; "Watch where you step and have no curiosity at all" ; The mountainous hinterland ; "The entire world was burning -- 6. Winter : The archangel Michael, here and everywhere ; "A tank too big for the village square" ; A gangster's battle ; Too many gone West -- 7. A river and a rock : Colonel Warden makes a plan ; "Nothing was right except the courage" ; The show must go on -- 8. Perdition : "Something's happening" ; Through the looking glass ; Jerryland -- 9. The murder space : This world and the next world at strife ; The bitchhead ; "Man is distinguished from the beasts" -- 10. Four horsemen : A fairyland of silver and gold ; The weight of metal ; Dragonflies in the sun -- 11. A kettle of grief : Dead country ; "Put the fear of God into them" ; "You are all brave. You are all gentlemen" ; "On the eve of great things" -- 12. The great prize : Shaking stars from the heavens ; A fifth army show ; The cuckoo's song ; Expulsion of the barbarians
Control code
ocn861511874
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Holt pbk. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 791 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429920100
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map, plans.
Publisher number
EB00094699
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
548B612B-DFCD-4C29-95DC-69FA95E2BFB9
System control number
(OCoLC)861511874

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