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The Resource Masters and commanders : how four titans won the war in the west, 1941-1945, Andrew Roberts

Masters and commanders : how four titans won the war in the west, 1941-1945, Andrew Roberts

Label
Masters and commanders : how four titans won the war in the west, 1941-1945
Title
Masters and commanders
Title remainder
how four titans won the war in the west, 1941-1945
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Roberts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A joint profile of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and their armed forces commanders Alan Brooke and George C. Marshall evaluates the pivotal ways in which they determined the strategies of allied forces during World War II, in an account that reveals their divergent agendas and tense efforts to collaborate or outmaneuver each other
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roberts, Andrew
Dewey number
940.53/2241
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D736
LC item number
.R63 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Marshall, George C.
  • Alanbrooke, Alan Brooke
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Masters and commanders : how four titans won the war in the west, 1941-1945, Andrew Roberts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 589-624) and index
Contents
I: Enchantment -- First encounters: 1880-June 1940 -- Collecting allies: June 1940-December 1941 -- Egos in Arcadia: December 1941-February 1942 -- Brooke and Marshall establish dominance: February-March 1942 -- Gymnast falls, Bolero returned: February-April 1942 -- II: Engagement -- Marshall's mission to London: April 1942 -- The commanders at Argonaut: April-June 1942 -- The masters at Argonaut: June 1942 -- Torch reignited: July 1942 -- The most perilous moment of the war: July-November 1942 -- The Mediterranean garden path: November 1942-January 1943 -- The Casablanca conference: January 1943 -- The hard underbelly of Europe: January-June 1943 -- The overlordship of overlord: June-August 1943 -- III: Estrangement -- From the St. Lawrence to the pyramids: August-November 1943 -- Eureka! at Teheran: November-December 1943 -- Anzio, Anvil and Culverin: December 1943-May 1944 -- D-Day and dragoon: May-August 1944 -- Octagon and Tolstoy: August-December 1944 -- Autumn mist: December 1944-February 1945 -- Yalta requiem: February-May 1945 -- Conclusion: the riddles of the war
Control code
ocn262884307
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xl, 673 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061228575
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)262884307
Label
Masters and commanders : how four titans won the war in the west, 1941-1945, Andrew Roberts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 589-624) and index
Contents
I: Enchantment -- First encounters: 1880-June 1940 -- Collecting allies: June 1940-December 1941 -- Egos in Arcadia: December 1941-February 1942 -- Brooke and Marshall establish dominance: February-March 1942 -- Gymnast falls, Bolero returned: February-April 1942 -- II: Engagement -- Marshall's mission to London: April 1942 -- The commanders at Argonaut: April-June 1942 -- The masters at Argonaut: June 1942 -- Torch reignited: July 1942 -- The most perilous moment of the war: July-November 1942 -- The Mediterranean garden path: November 1942-January 1943 -- The Casablanca conference: January 1943 -- The hard underbelly of Europe: January-June 1943 -- The overlordship of overlord: June-August 1943 -- III: Estrangement -- From the St. Lawrence to the pyramids: August-November 1943 -- Eureka! at Teheran: November-December 1943 -- Anzio, Anvil and Culverin: December 1943-May 1944 -- D-Day and dragoon: May-August 1944 -- Octagon and Tolstoy: August-December 1944 -- Autumn mist: December 1944-February 1945 -- Yalta requiem: February-May 1945 -- Conclusion: the riddles of the war
Control code
ocn262884307
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xl, 673 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061228575
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)262884307

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