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The Resource Advance and destroy : Patton as commander in the Bulge, John Nelson Rickard, (electronic resource)

Advance and destroy : Patton as commander in the Bulge, John Nelson Rickard, (electronic resource)

Label
Advance and destroy : Patton as commander in the Bulge
Title
Advance and destroy
Title remainder
Patton as commander in the Bulge
Statement of responsibility
John Nelson Rickard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the winter of 1944-1945, Hitler sought to divide Allied forces in the heavily forested Ardennes region of Luxembourg and Belgium. He deployed more than 400,000 troops in one of the last major German offensives of the war, which became known as the Battle of the Bulge, in a desperate attempt to regain the strategic initiative in the West. Hitler's effort failed for a variety of reasons, but many historians assert that Lieutenant General George S. Patton Jr.'s Third Army was ultimately responsible for securing Allied victory. Although Patton has assumed a larger-than-life reputation for his l
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rickard, John Nelson
Dewey number
940.54219348
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D756.5.A7
LC item number
R55 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American warriors
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Patton, George S.
  • Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Advance and destroy : Patton as commander in the Bulge, John Nelson Rickard, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com.lscsproxy.lonestar.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=390322
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-445) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Origin of the Ardennes counteroffensive -- The opposing armies in December 1944 -- Onslaught --Enter Patton -- The Verdun Conference -- The ninety-degree turn -- Third Army attacks, December 22-23 -- A rendevous with Eagles, December 24-26 -- Patton's alternative lines of action -- Path to attrition, December 27-29 -- Slugging match, December 30-31 -- Culmination, January 1-4 -- The Harlange Pocket, January 5-8 -- No risk, no reward, January 9-25
Control code
ocn758334237
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (490 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813134550
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Level of compression
unknown
Other control number
9786613268983
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1467494
  • (OCoLC)758334237
Label
Advance and destroy : Patton as commander in the Bulge, John Nelson Rickard, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com.lscsproxy.lonestar.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=390322
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-445) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Origin of the Ardennes counteroffensive -- The opposing armies in December 1944 -- Onslaught --Enter Patton -- The Verdun Conference -- The ninety-degree turn -- Third Army attacks, December 22-23 -- A rendevous with Eagles, December 24-26 -- Patton's alternative lines of action -- Path to attrition, December 27-29 -- Slugging match, December 30-31 -- Culmination, January 1-4 -- The Harlange Pocket, January 5-8 -- No risk, no reward, January 9-25
Control code
ocn758334237
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (490 p., [16] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813134550
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Level of compression
unknown
Other control number
9786613268983
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1467494
  • (OCoLC)758334237

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