The Resource Ardennes 1944 : Hitler's last gamble, Antony Beevor

Ardennes 1944 : Hitler's last gamble, Antony Beevor

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Ardennes 1944 : Hitler's last gamble
Title
Ardennes 1944
Title remainder
Hitler's last gamble
Statement of responsibility
Antony Beevor
Title variation
Ardennes 1944, the Battle of the Bulge
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Language
eng
Summary
"On December, 16, 1944, Hitler launched his last gamble in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes. He believed he could split the Allies by driving all the way to Antwerp, then force the Canadians and the British out of the war. Although his generals were doubtful of success, younger officers and NCOs were desperate to believe that their homes and families could be saved from the vengeful Red Army approaching from the east. Many were exultant at the prospect of striking back. The Ardennes offensive, with more than a million men involved, became the greatest battle of the war in western Europe."--Book jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
Dewey number
940.54/219348
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D756.5.A7
LC item number
B438 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Ardennes 1944 : Hitler's last gamble, Antony Beevor
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Ardennes 1944 : Hitler's last gamble, Antony Beevor
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-434) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Victory fever -- Antwerp and the German frontier -- The battle for Aachen -- Into the winter of war -- The Hurtgen forest -- The German prepare -- Intelligence failure -- Saturday 16 December -- Sunday 17 December -- Monday 18 December -- Skorzeny and Heydte -- Tuesday 19 December -- Wednesday 20 December -- Thursday 21 December -- Friday 22 December -- Saturday 23 December -- Sunday 24 December -- Christmas Day -- Tuesday 26 December -- Preparing the Allied counter-offensive -- The double surprise -- Counter-attack -- Flattening the Bulge -- Conclusions
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xxii, 451 pages
Isbn
9780670025312
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015490442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025457288
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)927447072

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