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The Resource The Battle of Britain : five months that changed history, May-October 1940, James Holland

The Battle of Britain : five months that changed history, May-October 1940, James Holland

Label
The Battle of Britain : five months that changed history, May-October 1940
Title
The Battle of Britain
Title remainder
five months that changed history, May-October 1940
Statement of responsibility
James Holland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"If Hitler fails to invade or destroy Britain, he has lost the war," Churchill said in the summer of 1940. He was right. The Battle of Britain was a crucial turning point in the history of the Second World War, and now, acclaimed British historian James Holland has written the definitive account of this battle based on extensive new research from around the world, including thousands of new interviews with people on both sides of the fighting
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holland, James
Dewey number
940.54/211
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D756.5.B7
LC item number
H66 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • HISTORY
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Great Britain
Label
The Battle of Britain : five months that changed history, May-October 1940, James Holland
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=49&titleId=532608
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Miracles. First flight ; The eve of battle ; The go-for-broke gamble ; Hook, line and sinker ; The first clash in the air ; Breakthrough ; Inside the Third Reich ; A battle against time ; The battle is lost ; Emergency measure ; Learning the lessons ; What to do for the best ; New appointments ; Decisions ; Fighter command enters the fray ; Crisis ; Black Monday ; Dunkirk : the beginning ; Dunkirk : in the balance ; Dunkirk : the middle ; Dunkirk : the end -- Respite. What next? ; The end in France ; Hitler's dilemma ; All alone ; Getting ready ; Trouble at sea : part 1 ; Bringing it all together ; Trouble at sea : part 2 ; Crooked leg -- Kanalkampf. First combat ; Peace offerings ; The besieged ; Hotting up ; Bombs on Germany, Bomben auf England -- Battle over Britain. The wall of England ; Adlertag ; The biggest air battle ; The hardest day ; Bombs on Berlin ; Tactics and technicalities ; Breaking point ; Black Saturday ; Summer madness ; The crux ; Wolfpack ; Exhaustion ; Last flight
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (677 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780141961132
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Publisher number
EB00095947
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E4DFFF9C-34CF-4B1D-86DC-B7CFCE2ADE96
System control number
(OCoLC)862110243
Label
The Battle of Britain : five months that changed history, May-October 1940, James Holland
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=49&titleId=532608
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Miracles. First flight ; The eve of battle ; The go-for-broke gamble ; Hook, line and sinker ; The first clash in the air ; Breakthrough ; Inside the Third Reich ; A battle against time ; The battle is lost ; Emergency measure ; Learning the lessons ; What to do for the best ; New appointments ; Decisions ; Fighter command enters the fray ; Crisis ; Black Monday ; Dunkirk : the beginning ; Dunkirk : in the balance ; Dunkirk : the middle ; Dunkirk : the end -- Respite. What next? ; The end in France ; Hitler's dilemma ; All alone ; Getting ready ; Trouble at sea : part 1 ; Bringing it all together ; Trouble at sea : part 2 ; Crooked leg -- Kanalkampf. First combat ; Peace offerings ; The besieged ; Hotting up ; Bombs on Germany, Bomben auf England -- Battle over Britain. The wall of England ; Adlertag ; The biggest air battle ; The hardest day ; Bombs on Berlin ; Tactics and technicalities ; Breaking point ; Black Saturday ; Summer madness ; The crux ; Wolfpack ; Exhaustion ; Last flight
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (677 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780141961132
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Publisher number
EB00095947
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E4DFFF9C-34CF-4B1D-86DC-B7CFCE2ADE96
System control number
(OCoLC)862110243

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