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The Resource Three armies on the Somme : the first battle of the twentieth century, William Philpott

Three armies on the Somme : the first battle of the twentieth century, William Philpott

Label
Three armies on the Somme : the first battle of the twentieth century
Title
Three armies on the Somme
Title remainder
the first battle of the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
William Philpott
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A reinterpretation of a defining World War I battle argues that it provided crucial information to British and French forces to end the war by shaping understandings of such emerging technologies as the tank and machine gun
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philpott, William James
Dewey number
940.4/272
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D545.S7
LC item number
P495 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • France
  • Germany
  • Somme, 1st Battle of the, France, 1916
Label
Three armies on the Somme : the first battle of the twentieth century, William Philpott
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in different form as Bloody victory : the sacrifice on the Somme and the making of the twentieth century : the battle, the myth, the legacy by Little, Brown ... in London, in 2009"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Engagement -- Three armies -- The strategic labyrinth -- Planning the attritional battle -- Preparing the big push -- "Varying fortune" : 1 July 1916 -- Exploitation -- The battle of attrition : August 1916 -- Behind the lines -- The tipping point : September 1916 -- Muddy stalemate : October-December 1916 -- "Victory inclining to us" -- Remobilisation -- Decision in Picardy : 1918 -- Aftermath and memory -- Reflection -- Appendix: a note on military organisation, 1914-1918
Control code
ocm436030168
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xiii, 631 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307265852
Lccn
2010004070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)436030168
  • (Sirsi) a1047611
Label
Three armies on the Somme : the first battle of the twentieth century, William Philpott
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in different form as Bloody victory : the sacrifice on the Somme and the making of the twentieth century : the battle, the myth, the legacy by Little, Brown ... in London, in 2009"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Engagement -- Three armies -- The strategic labyrinth -- Planning the attritional battle -- Preparing the big push -- "Varying fortune" : 1 July 1916 -- Exploitation -- The battle of attrition : August 1916 -- Behind the lines -- The tipping point : September 1916 -- Muddy stalemate : October-December 1916 -- "Victory inclining to us" -- Remobilisation -- Decision in Picardy : 1918 -- Aftermath and memory -- Reflection -- Appendix: a note on military organisation, 1914-1918
Control code
ocm436030168
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xiii, 631 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307265852
Lccn
2010004070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)436030168
  • (Sirsi) a1047611

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