The Resource At war on the Gothic Line : fighting in Italy, 1944-45, Christian Jennings

At war on the Gothic Line : fighting in Italy, 1944-45, Christian Jennings

Label
At war on the Gothic Line : fighting in Italy, 1944-45
Title
At war on the Gothic Line
Title remainder
fighting in Italy, 1944-45
Statement of responsibility
Christian Jennings
Title variation
Fighting in Italy, 1944-45
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the autumn of 1944, as Patton's army paraded through Paris, another Allied force was gathering in southern Italy. Spearheaded by over 100,000 American troops, this vast, international army was faced with a grim task: The Gothic Line, a series of interconnected German fortifications that stretched across the mountains of northern Italy. Striving to reach Europe's vulnerable underbelly before the Red Army, these Allied soldiers fought uphill against entrenched enemies in some of the final and most brutal battles of the Second World War
Summary
Documents the lesser-known story of the Allied effort to break the German defenses in Northern Italy, drawing on the firsthand perspectives of 13 men and women from seven different countries
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10480719
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jennings, Christian
Dewey number
940.54/2154
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Italy
  • Italy
  • Gothic Line (Italy)
Target audience
adult
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fighting in Italy, 1944-45
Label
At war on the Gothic Line : fighting in Italy, 1944-45, Christian Jennings
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxv, 357 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250065179
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
At war on the Gothic Line : fighting in Italy, 1944-45, Christian Jennings
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxv, 357 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250065179
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print

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