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The Resource Blood, tears and folly : an objective look at World War II, Len Deighton ; with maps and drawings by Denis Bishop

Blood, tears and folly : an objective look at World War II, Len Deighton ; with maps and drawings by Denis Bishop

Label
Blood, tears and folly : an objective look at World War II
Title
Blood, tears and folly
Title remainder
an objective look at World War II
Statement of responsibility
Len Deighton ; with maps and drawings by Denis Bishop
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Deighton explores and analyzes some of the myths and realities of the war, the mistakes and the achievements, the ironies and failures--of intelligence, technology, planning, and policies--of both the Allied and the Axis powers
Cataloging source
TMS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deighton, Len
Dewey number
  • 940.53
  • 940.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D743
LC item number
.D45 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Blood, tears and folly : an objective look at World War II, Len Deighton ; with maps and drawings by Denis Bishop
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Illustrations and maps on lining papers
  • Originally published in Great Britain in 1993 by Jonathan Cape
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 602-634) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. The Battle of the Atlantic. 1. Britannia Rules the Waves. 2. Days of Wine and Roses. 3. Exchanges of Secrets. 4. Science Goes to Sea. 5. War on the Cathode Tube -- pt. 2. Hitler Conquers Europe. 6. Germany: Unrecognized Power. 7. Passchendaele and After. 8. France in the Prewar Years. 9. An Anti-Hitler Coalition? 10. German Arms Outstretched. 11. Retreat -- pt. 3. The Mediterranean War. 12. The War Moves South. 13. A Tactician's Paradise. 14. Double Defeat: Greece and Cyrenaica. 15. Two Side-Shows. 16. Quartermaster's Nightmare -- pt. 4. The War in the Air. 17. The Wars Before the War. 18. Preparations. 19. The Bullets Are Flying. 20. Hours of Darkness. 21. The Beginning of the End -- pt. 5. Barbarossa: The Attack on Russia. 22. Fighting in Peacetime. 23. The Longest Day of the Year. 24. 'A War of Annihilation'. 25. The Last Chance. 26. The War for Oil -- pt. 6. Japan Goes to War. 27. Bushido: The Soldier's Code. 28. The Way to War. 29. Imperial Forces. 30. Attack on Pearl Harbor
  • 31. The Co-Prosperity Sphere -- Conclusion: 'Went the Day Well?'
Control code
ocm29292722
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 653 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060170004
Lccn
92056241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)29292722
Label
Blood, tears and folly : an objective look at World War II, Len Deighton ; with maps and drawings by Denis Bishop
Publication
Note
  • Illustrations and maps on lining papers
  • Originally published in Great Britain in 1993 by Jonathan Cape
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 602-634) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. The Battle of the Atlantic. 1. Britannia Rules the Waves. 2. Days of Wine and Roses. 3. Exchanges of Secrets. 4. Science Goes to Sea. 5. War on the Cathode Tube -- pt. 2. Hitler Conquers Europe. 6. Germany: Unrecognized Power. 7. Passchendaele and After. 8. France in the Prewar Years. 9. An Anti-Hitler Coalition? 10. German Arms Outstretched. 11. Retreat -- pt. 3. The Mediterranean War. 12. The War Moves South. 13. A Tactician's Paradise. 14. Double Defeat: Greece and Cyrenaica. 15. Two Side-Shows. 16. Quartermaster's Nightmare -- pt. 4. The War in the Air. 17. The Wars Before the War. 18. Preparations. 19. The Bullets Are Flying. 20. Hours of Darkness. 21. The Beginning of the End -- pt. 5. Barbarossa: The Attack on Russia. 22. Fighting in Peacetime. 23. The Longest Day of the Year. 24. 'A War of Annihilation'. 25. The Last Chance. 26. The War for Oil -- pt. 6. Japan Goes to War. 27. Bushido: The Soldier's Code. 28. The Way to War. 29. Imperial Forces. 30. Attack on Pearl Harbor
  • 31. The Co-Prosperity Sphere -- Conclusion: 'Went the Day Well?'
Control code
ocm29292722
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 653 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060170004
Lccn
92056241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)29292722

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