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The Resource D-Day encyclopedia : everything you want to know about the Normandy invasion, Barrett Tillman, (electronic resource)

D-Day encyclopedia : everything you want to know about the Normandy invasion, Barrett Tillman, (electronic resource)

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D-Day encyclopedia : everything you want to know about the Normandy invasion
Title
D-Day encyclopedia
Title remainder
everything you want to know about the Normandy invasion
Statement of responsibility
Barrett Tillman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This unique encyclopedia provides detailed entries for everything you ever wanted to know about D-Day, the invasion of Normandy. Organized alphabetically, the entries give detailed descriptions of weapons, equipment, divisions, air and naval units, geography, terminology, personalities, and more. Every Allied division that crossed the English Channel on June 6, 1944 has its own listing as do the major Axis divisions that fought them. Brief biographies of major military and political leaders on both sides provide a handy who's who of the campaign. The book also includes entries for related popular culture: GI slang, the best movies about D-Day, and major writers such as Stephen Ambrose and Cornelius Ryan. Cross references make the book easy to use. With hundreds of entries, The D-Day Encyclopedia is an indispensable reference tool for history buffs and great browsing for readers who want to know more about World War II
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Tillman, Barrett
Dewey number
940.542142103
LC call number
D756.5.N6
LC item number
T56 2014
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Normandy (France)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Military campaigns
  • France
Summary expansion
This unique encyclopedia provides detailed entries for everything you ever wanted to know about D-Day, the invasion of Normandy. Organized alphabetically, the entries give detailed descriptions of weapons, equipment, divisions, air and naval units, geography, terminology, personalities, and more. Every Allied division that crossed the English Channel on June 6, 1944 has its own listing as do the major Axis divisions that fought them. Brief biographies of major military and political leaders on both sides provide a handy who's who of the campaign. The book also includes entries for related popular culture: GI slang, the best movies about D-Day, and major writers such as Stephen Ambrose and Cornelius Ryan. Cross-references make the book easy to use. With hundreds of entries, The D-Day Encyclopedia is an indispensable reference tool for history buffs and great browsing for readers who want to know more about World War II
Label
D-Day encyclopedia : everything you want to know about the Normandy invasion, Barrett Tillman, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Originally published in 2004 by Brassey's, Inc. (now Potomac Books, Inc.) in hardcover form. Paperback edition published in the United States in 2005 by Potomac Books, Inc
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-383)
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001325871
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Regnery edition.
Isbn
9781621572879
Lccn
2014938554
Note
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001325871
Label
D-Day encyclopedia : everything you want to know about the Normandy invasion, Barrett Tillman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Originally published in 2004 by Brassey's, Inc. (now Potomac Books, Inc.) in hardcover form. Paperback edition published in the United States in 2005 by Potomac Books, Inc
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-383)
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001325871
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Regnery edition.
Isbn
9781621572879
Lccn
2014938554
Note
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001325871

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