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Advance and destroy : Patton as commander in the Bulge, John Nelson Rickard

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Advance and destroy : Patton as commander in the Bulge
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Advance and destroy
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Patton as commander in the Bulge
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John Nelson Rickard
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Language
eng
Summary
In the winter of 1944-1945, Hitler sought to divide Allied forces in the heavily forested Ardennes region of Luxembourg and Belgium. He deployed more than 400,000 troops in one of the last major German offensives of the war, which became known as the Battle of the Bulge, in a desperate attempt to regain the strategic initiative in the West. Hitler's effort failed for a variety of reasons, but many historians assert that Lieutenant General George S. Patton Jr.'s Third Army was ultimately responsible for securing Allied victory. Although Patton has assumed a larger-than-life reputation for his l
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  • maps
  • plates
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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American warriors
Advance and destroy : Patton as commander in the Bulge, John Nelson Rickard
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Advance and destroy : Patton as commander in the Bulge, John Nelson Rickard
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcm5q
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-445) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Key to the Maps; Series Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Studying Patton; 1. Origin of the Ardennes Counteroffensive; 2. The Opposing Armies in December 1944; 3. Onslaught; 4. Enter Patton; 5. The Verdun Conference; 6. The Ninety-Degree Turn; 7. Third Army Attacks, December 22-23; 8. A Rendevous with Eagles, December 24-26; Photo insert; 9. Patton's Alternative Lines of Action; 10. Path to Attrition, December 27-29; 11. Slugging Match, December 30-31; 12. Culmination, January 1-4; 13. The Harlange Pocket, January 5-8
  • 14. No Risk, No Reward, January 9-2515. Assessment; Appendixes; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index of Miliary Units; General Index
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1 online resource (490 pages, [16] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813140513
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations, maps.
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remote

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