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The Resource The generals : Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the winning of World War II, Winston Groom

The generals : Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the winning of World War II, Winston Groom

Label
The generals : Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the winning of World War II
Title
The generals
Title remainder
Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the winning of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Winston Groom
Title variation
Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the winning of World War II
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Groom tells the intertwined and uniquely American tales of George Patton, Douglas MacArthur, and George Marshall. These three remarkable men-of-arms who rose from the gruesome hell of the First World War to become the finest generals of their generation during World War II redefined America's ideas of military leadership and brought forth a new generation of American soldier. Against the backdrop of the most dramatic moments of the twentieth century, you'll discover new insights into the lives of America's most celebrated warriors
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Groom, Winston
Dewey number
  • 940.54/12730922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D736
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Patton, George S.
  • MacArthur, Douglas
  • Marshall, George C.
  • Generals
Label
The generals : Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the winning of World War II, Winston Groom
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-501) 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
First captain, VMI -- Master of the sword -- The champion of Vera Cruz -- "Some damned foolishness in the Balkans" -- Courage was the rule -- The sad, great heap of Fleurs Blanc -- "I am all he has" -- This means war -- There will be a big tank battle in the morning -- I shall return -- Overlord -- Let's win it all -- These proceedings are closed -- Old soldiers never die
Control code
sky274896140
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
510 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781426215490
Lccn
2015021562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Note
mv 11/15
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Label
The generals : Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the winning of World War II, Winston Groom
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-501) 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
First captain, VMI -- Master of the sword -- The champion of Vera Cruz -- "Some damned foolishness in the Balkans" -- Courage was the rule -- The sad, great heap of Fleurs Blanc -- "I am all he has" -- This means war -- There will be a big tank battle in the morning -- I shall return -- Overlord -- Let's win it all -- These proceedings are closed -- Old soldiers never die
Control code
sky274896140
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
510 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781426215490
Lccn
2015021562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Note
mv 11/15
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits

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