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The Resource Betrayal at Little Gibraltar : a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I, William T. Walker

Betrayal at Little Gibraltar : a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I, William T. Walker

Label
Betrayal at Little Gibraltar : a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I
Title
Betrayal at Little Gibraltar
Title remainder
a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I
Statement of responsibility
William T. Walker
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A painstakingly researched account of World War I's violent Meuse-Argonne Offensive and the 100-year-old cover-up at its center traces the efforts of AEF Commander-in-Chief John J. Pershing to capture the near-impregnable German Montfaucon and the inside betrayal that cost untold lives,"--NoveList
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walker, William T.
Dewey number
940.4/36
Index
index present
LC call number
D545.A63
LC item number
W35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Argonne, Battle of the, France, 1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Montfaucon (Meuse, France)
  • United States
  • Bullard, Robert Lee
Label
Betrayal at Little Gibraltar : a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I, William T. Walker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Prologue: words tongued with fire -- Part I. The stakes -- "Horrors from the abyss" -- Harry Parkin's affidavit -- Little Gibraltar of the Western Front -- "Do you wish to take part in the battle?" -- "This appalling proposition" -- "Feeling like crusaders" -- Training for disaster -- "An ominous, dread inspiring place" -- Part II. Battle and betrayal -- Over the top and into a trap -- "The 79th is holding up the entire First Army" -- "Bayonet and rifle butt, pistol and trench knife" -- "All America is behind us" -- "Regardless of cost" -- The cost of "regardless" -- Relief and disgrace -- Into the cyclone...once again -- Redemption on Corn Willy Hill -- Making good...at last -- Part III. The war after the war -- Controlling the narrative -- Bullard, Bjornstad, and Booth -- Betrayal at Little Gibraltar -- Denkmal: remembering the lost doughboys -- Epilogue: "Some could, some could not, shake off misery"
Control code
sky279175258
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
447 pages
Isbn
9781501117893
Lccn
2015044665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ml 05/16
Label
Betrayal at Little Gibraltar : a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I, William T. Walker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Prologue: words tongued with fire -- Part I. The stakes -- "Horrors from the abyss" -- Harry Parkin's affidavit -- Little Gibraltar of the Western Front -- "Do you wish to take part in the battle?" -- "This appalling proposition" -- "Feeling like crusaders" -- Training for disaster -- "An ominous, dread inspiring place" -- Part II. Battle and betrayal -- Over the top and into a trap -- "The 79th is holding up the entire First Army" -- "Bayonet and rifle butt, pistol and trench knife" -- "All America is behind us" -- "Regardless of cost" -- The cost of "regardless" -- Relief and disgrace -- Into the cyclone...once again -- Redemption on Corn Willy Hill -- Making good...at last -- Part III. The war after the war -- Controlling the narrative -- Bullard, Bjornstad, and Booth -- Betrayal at Little Gibraltar -- Denkmal: remembering the lost doughboys -- Epilogue: "Some could, some could not, shake off misery"
Control code
sky279175258
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
447 pages
Isbn
9781501117893
Lccn
2015044665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ml 05/16

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