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An army at dawn : the war in North Africa, 1942-1943, Rick Atkinson

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An army at dawn : the war in North Africa, 1942-1943
Title
An army at dawn
Title remainder
the war in North Africa, 1942-1943
Statement of responsibility
Rick Atkinson
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An account of the World War II campaign in Morocco and Algeria. Operation Torch, as it was called, became a proving ground where American officers learned to lead, soldiers learned to hate, and an entire army learned what it would take to defeat a formidable enemy
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UNA
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Liberation trilogy
Series volume
v. 1
Label
An army at dawn : the war in North Africa, 1942-1943, Rick Atkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 907-976)
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Passage: A meeting with the Dutchman -- Gathering the ships -- Rendezvous at Cherchel -- On the knees of the gods -- A man must believe in his luck -- Landing: "In the night, all cats are grey" -- In Barbary -- Villain -- To the last man -- "Glory enough for us all" -- Beachhead: A sword in Algiers -- A blue flag over Oran -- "An orgy of disorder" -- Battle for the Kasbah -- "It's all over for now" -- Pushing East: "We live in tragic hours" -- A cold country with a hot sun -- Medjez-el-Bab -- Fat geese on a pond -- Primus in Carthago: "Go for the swine with a blithe heart" -- "The dead salute the gods" -- "Jerry is counterattacking!" -- A country of defiles: Longstop -- "They shot the little son of a bitch" -- "This is the hand of God" -- Casablanca: The ice-cream front -- Speedy Valley -- "The touch of the world" -- The sinners' concourse -- A Bits and pieces war: "Goats set out to lure a tiger" -- "This can't happen to us" -- "The mortal dangers that beset us" -- "A good night for a mass murder" -- Kasserine: A hostile debouchment -- None returned -- "Sometimes that is not good enough" -- "This place is too hot" -- Order, counter-order, and disorder" -- "Lay roughly on the tanks" -- The world we knew is a long time dead: vigil in Red Oak -- "We know there'll be troubles of every sort" -- "One needs luck in war" -- "The devil is come down" -- Over the top: "Give them some steel!" -- "Search your soul" -- Night closes down -- "I had a plan ...Now I have none" -- The inner keep: Hell's corner -- Hammering home the cork -- "Count your children now, Adolf!" -- Tunisgrad -- Epilogue
Control code
8ocm49822665
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
987 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463210
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013024466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
Label
An army at dawn : the war in North Africa, 1942-1943, Rick Atkinson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 907-976)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Passage: A meeting with the Dutchman -- Gathering the ships -- Rendezvous at Cherchel -- On the knees of the gods -- A man must believe in his luck -- Landing: "In the night, all cats are grey" -- In Barbary -- Villain -- To the last man -- "Glory enough for us all" -- Beachhead: A sword in Algiers -- A blue flag over Oran -- "An orgy of disorder" -- Battle for the Kasbah -- "It's all over for now" -- Pushing East: "We live in tragic hours" -- A cold country with a hot sun -- Medjez-el-Bab -- Fat geese on a pond -- Primus in Carthago: "Go for the swine with a blithe heart" -- "The dead salute the gods" -- "Jerry is counterattacking!" -- A country of defiles: Longstop -- "They shot the little son of a bitch" -- "This is the hand of God" -- Casablanca: The ice-cream front -- Speedy Valley -- "The touch of the world" -- The sinners' concourse -- A Bits and pieces war: "Goats set out to lure a tiger" -- "This can't happen to us" -- "The mortal dangers that beset us" -- "A good night for a mass murder" -- Kasserine: A hostile debouchment -- None returned -- "Sometimes that is not good enough" -- "This place is too hot" -- Order, counter-order, and disorder" -- "Lay roughly on the tanks" -- The world we knew is a long time dead: vigil in Red Oak -- "We know there'll be troubles of every sort" -- "One needs luck in war" -- "The devil is come down" -- Over the top: "Give them some steel!" -- "Search your soul" -- Night closes down -- "I had a plan ...Now I have none" -- The inner keep: Hell's corner -- Hammering home the cork -- "Count your children now, Adolf!" -- Tunisgrad -- Epilogue
Control code
8ocm49822665
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
987 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463210
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013024466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps

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