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The Resource The battle for Sicily : stepping stone to victory, Ian Blackwell

The battle for Sicily : stepping stone to victory, Ian Blackwell

Label
The battle for Sicily : stepping stone to victory
Title
The battle for Sicily
Title remainder
stepping stone to victory
Statement of responsibility
Ian Blackwell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On the night of 9-10 July 1943, the Allies made their first move to regain control of Western Europe. Operation Husky, the invasion of Sicily, was in fact a larger operation than the Normandy landings the following year. For the next thirty-eight days, half a million Allied servicemen fought the Germans and Italians for control of this rocky island ... Notwithstanding the campaign's failure to achieve its potential, vital lessons were learnt for the Normandy invasion. Many of the leading generals in Northwest Europe, amongst them Eisenhower, Montgomery, Bradley and Patton, brought with them the experience of Sicily"--Dust jacket
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
940.542158
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D763.S5
LC item number
B53 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The battle for Sicily : stepping stone to victory, Ian Blackwell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-203) 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
Tug of war -- The objective -- Operational planning -- The Axis decisions -- The airborne landings -- The landings from the sea -- The Axis reaction -- Palermo -- Primosole -- The plain of Catania -- The perspective from the Axis' side -- The Americans in the North
Control code
ocn226975703
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
203 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781844157594
Lccn
2009292530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226975703
  • (Sirsi) a1706738
Label
The battle for Sicily : stepping stone to victory, Ian Blackwell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-203) 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
Tug of war -- The objective -- Operational planning -- The Axis decisions -- The airborne landings -- The landings from the sea -- The Axis reaction -- Palermo -- Primosole -- The plain of Catania -- The perspective from the Axis' side -- The Americans in the North
Control code
ocn226975703
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
203 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781844157594
Lccn
2009292530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226975703
  • (Sirsi) a1706738

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