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The Resource The Force : The Legendary Special Ops Unit and WWII's Mission Impossible, Saul David

The Force : The Legendary Special Ops Unit and WWII's Mission Impossible, Saul David

Label
The Force : The Legendary Special Ops Unit and WWII's Mission Impossible
Title
The Force
Title remainder
The Legendary Special Ops Unit and WWII's Mission Impossible
Statement of responsibility
Saul David
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Force tells the riveting, true story of the group of elite U.S. and Canadian soldiers--mountain men, lumberjacks, hunters, and explorers--who sacrificed everything to accomplish a crucial but nearly impossible World War II mission.I mission
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
David, Saul
Dewey number
940.54/1273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D794.5
LC item number
.D38 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • First Special Service Force
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The Force : The Legendary Special Ops Unit and WWII's Mission Impossible, Saul David
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Forcemen -- "Where you from, soldier?" -- "Germany first" -- The plough project -- "Push ahead with all possible speed" -- "Frederick, you are now in charge" -- 1-2 company -- "Everybody fought somebody" -- Waling and glass -- "Suspend effort on present line" -- "They blew up bridges, culverts, and everything" -- "A very special force" -- "The battle of the slabs" -- "Their chance will come" -- "We had a crazy bunch of guys" -- "The objective now was perfection" -- "We want to take as many prisoners as possible" -- Kiska -- "Picked men of first-class physique" -- "We had a swell 3 decker cake" -- "This excellent and specially trained force" -- The empress of scotland -- "There was utter destruction" -- The winter line -- "Met at every turn by rifle and machine-gun fire" -- A "herculean" task -- "Difensa or bust" -- The defenders -- "A wet and forbidding mountain" -- The climb -- "All hell broke loose" -- "Medic! medic!" -- "Five yards! five yards!" -- "I don't know how we did it" -- "Kia, return to sender" -- "The best god-damned fighters in the world" -- "They were best friends for the rest of their lives"
Control code
sky295494913
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780316414531
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2019000521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ab 09/19
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
The Force : The Legendary Special Ops Unit and WWII's Mission Impossible, Saul David
Publication
Copyright
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
Forcemen -- "Where you from, soldier?" -- "Germany first" -- The plough project -- "Push ahead with all possible speed" -- "Frederick, you are now in charge" -- 1-2 company -- "Everybody fought somebody" -- Waling and glass -- "Suspend effort on present line" -- "They blew up bridges, culverts, and everything" -- "A very special force" -- "The battle of the slabs" -- "Their chance will come" -- "We had a crazy bunch of guys" -- "The objective now was perfection" -- "We want to take as many prisoners as possible" -- Kiska -- "Picked men of first-class physique" -- "We had a swell 3 decker cake" -- "This excellent and specially trained force" -- The empress of scotland -- "There was utter destruction" -- The winter line -- "Met at every turn by rifle and machine-gun fire" -- A "herculean" task -- "Difensa or bust" -- The defenders -- "A wet and forbidding mountain" -- The climb -- "All hell broke loose" -- "Medic! medic!" -- "Five yards! five yards!" -- "I don't know how we did it" -- "Kia, return to sender" -- "The best god-damned fighters in the world" -- "They were best friends for the rest of their lives"
Control code
sky295494913
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780316414531
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2019000521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ab 09/19
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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