The Resource Eisenhower : a soldier's life, Carlo D'Este

Eisenhower : a soldier's life, Carlo D'Este

Label
Eisenhower : a soldier's life
Title
Eisenhower
Title remainder
a soldier's life
Statement of responsibility
Carlo D'Este
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the Allied commander and future president's unlikely rise to power, tracing his impoverished youth as the son of pacifists, his West Point education, sometimes troubled marriage, toil under MacArthur in the Philippines, contributions to the War Department, and involvement in D-Day
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
D'Este, Carlo
Dewey number
  • 355/.0092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E836
LC item number
.D47 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • United States
  • Generals
  • Presidents
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
Label
Eisenhower : a soldier's life, Carlo D'Este
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A John Macrae book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 809-822) 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
  • I. The Eisenhowers, 1741-1909 : "Say Eisenhauer for ironcutter" ; The promised land ; "A good place for boys to grow into men" ; A young man's education -- II. The accidental soldier, 1910-16 : Abilene to West Point ; The long gray line ; "Popular but undistinguished" ; "1915, the summer Dwight came back from West Point" ; Miss Mamie Doud -- III. World War I, 1917-19 : Roses have thorns ; "I ... will make up for this" ; "A journey through darkest America" ; A friendship forged -- IV. The interwar years, 1920-39 : "The man who made Eisenhower" ; "A watershed in my life" ; Fort Benning, Washington, and France, 1926-29 ; "Nothing short of a genius" ; The indispensable staff officer ; "Shame! Shame!" ; Toiling for MacArthur ; Mission impossible ; "I'm a soldier. I'm going home."
  • V. The United States prepares for war, 1940-42 : "This work is fun!" ; Third Army chief of staff ; Marshall's protégé ; "I'm going to command the whole shebang" ; The architect of cooperation ; An unlikely friendship ; Sailing a dangerous sea -- VI. A general's education: the Mediterranean, 1942-43 : "I am nothing but a soldier" ; "The dreariest chapter in the history of allied collaboration" ; Four stars ; "Ikus Africanus" ; Monty and Alex ; "What in hell does Eisenhower command?" ; "Everything that planning should not be ; "A grinding war of attrition" ; "Who will command Overlord?" -- VII. The invasion of Europe, 1944 : Supreme allied commander ; "A monument to the imagination of British and American planners" ; "O.K., we'll go" ; "I thank the gods of war we went when we did" ; The battle for Normandy ; "Dear Ike, to-day I spat in the Seine" ; Triumph and controversy -- VIII. Crisis in command: Normandy to the Elbe, 1944-45 : "A tactician's hell and a quartermaster's purgatory" ; Which way to Germany? ; "Coins burning holes in SHAEF's pocket" ; The autumn stalemate ; "There will be only cheerful faces at this conference table" ; "If I can keep the team together, anything's worth it" ; The invasion of Germany ; All roads lead to Berlin ; Armageddon
Control code
ocm49861044
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 848 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780805056860
Lccn
2002020152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49861044
  • (OCoLC)49861044
Label
Eisenhower : a soldier's life, Carlo D'Este
Link
Publication
Note
"A John Macrae book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 809-822) 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
  • I. The Eisenhowers, 1741-1909 : "Say Eisenhauer for ironcutter" ; The promised land ; "A good place for boys to grow into men" ; A young man's education -- II. The accidental soldier, 1910-16 : Abilene to West Point ; The long gray line ; "Popular but undistinguished" ; "1915, the summer Dwight came back from West Point" ; Miss Mamie Doud -- III. World War I, 1917-19 : Roses have thorns ; "I ... will make up for this" ; "A journey through darkest America" ; A friendship forged -- IV. The interwar years, 1920-39 : "The man who made Eisenhower" ; "A watershed in my life" ; Fort Benning, Washington, and France, 1926-29 ; "Nothing short of a genius" ; The indispensable staff officer ; "Shame! Shame!" ; Toiling for MacArthur ; Mission impossible ; "I'm a soldier. I'm going home."
  • V. The United States prepares for war, 1940-42 : "This work is fun!" ; Third Army chief of staff ; Marshall's protégé ; "I'm going to command the whole shebang" ; The architect of cooperation ; An unlikely friendship ; Sailing a dangerous sea -- VI. A general's education: the Mediterranean, 1942-43 : "I am nothing but a soldier" ; "The dreariest chapter in the history of allied collaboration" ; Four stars ; "Ikus Africanus" ; Monty and Alex ; "What in hell does Eisenhower command?" ; "Everything that planning should not be ; "A grinding war of attrition" ; "Who will command Overlord?" -- VII. The invasion of Europe, 1944 : Supreme allied commander ; "A monument to the imagination of British and American planners" ; "O.K., we'll go" ; "I thank the gods of war we went when we did" ; The battle for Normandy ; "Dear Ike, to-day I spat in the Seine" ; Triumph and controversy -- VIII. Crisis in command: Normandy to the Elbe, 1944-45 : "A tactician's hell and a quartermaster's purgatory" ; Which way to Germany? ; "Coins burning holes in SHAEF's pocket" ; The autumn stalemate ; "There will be only cheerful faces at this conference table" ; "If I can keep the team together, anything's worth it" ; The invasion of Germany ; All roads lead to Berlin ; Armageddon
Control code
ocm49861044
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 848 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780805056860
Lccn
2002020152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49861044
  • (OCoLC)49861044

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