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Alone : Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk : defeat into victory, Michael Korda

Label
Alone : Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk : defeat into victory
Title
Alone
Title remainder
Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk : defeat into victory
Statement of responsibility
Michael Korda
Title variation
Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk, defeat into victory
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Combines history with the author's family story to chronicle the outbreak of World War II and the events that led to the heroic evacuation of more than three hundred thousand British and Allied forces from Dunkirk over a nine-day period
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Korda, Michael
Dewey number
940.54/21428
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D756.5.D8
LC item number
K67 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Korda, Michael
  • Dunkirk, Battle of, Dunkerque, France, 1940
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
Alone : Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk : defeat into victory, Michael Korda
Instantiates
Publication
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
Prologue: "The past is a foreign country" -- Part one. The Second Great War -- To the brink -- The failure of diplomacy -- "Speak for England!" -- The phoney war -- Operation Pied Piper -- Case Yellow -- "Gad, gentlemen, here's to our greatest victory of the war" -- Hitler "missed the bus" -- "In the name of God, go" -- Part two. The Battle of France -- "The top of the greasy pole" -- Rommel crosses the Meuse -- "We are beaten; we have lost the battle" -- "The mortal gravity of the hour" -- May 20, 1940: "a pretty fair pig of a day" -- "The fatal slope" -- "Hard and heavy tidings" -- The sharp end of the stick -- The Battle of Arras: "we may be foutu" -- "Their zest and delight in shooting Germans was most entertaining" -- Part three. Dunkirk -- The burghers of Calais -- "Fight it out to the bitter end" -- Flag officer, Dover -- The home front -- "Presume troops know they are cutting their way home to Blighty" -- Dynamo -- "Fight it out, here or elsewhere" -- Holding the line -- "The little ships" -- "The best mug of tea I have ever had in my life" -- "Arm in arm" -- "We are going to beat them" -- The Dunkirk spirit -- At sea
Control code
ocn982465233
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 525 pages
Isbn
9781631491320
Lccn
2017017244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
940.5421 K841 ; XX-N ; [A17BP018, #7, 15@29.95, LAP/TKG]
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 982465233
  • (OCoLC)982465233
Label
Alone : Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk : defeat into victory, Michael Korda
Publication
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
Prologue: "The past is a foreign country" -- Part one. The Second Great War -- To the brink -- The failure of diplomacy -- "Speak for England!" -- The phoney war -- Operation Pied Piper -- Case Yellow -- "Gad, gentlemen, here's to our greatest victory of the war" -- Hitler "missed the bus" -- "In the name of God, go" -- Part two. The Battle of France -- "The top of the greasy pole" -- Rommel crosses the Meuse -- "We are beaten; we have lost the battle" -- "The mortal gravity of the hour" -- May 20, 1940: "a pretty fair pig of a day" -- "The fatal slope" -- "Hard and heavy tidings" -- The sharp end of the stick -- The Battle of Arras: "we may be foutu" -- "Their zest and delight in shooting Germans was most entertaining" -- Part three. Dunkirk -- The burghers of Calais -- "Fight it out to the bitter end" -- Flag officer, Dover -- The home front -- "Presume troops know they are cutting their way home to Blighty" -- Dynamo -- "Fight it out, here or elsewhere" -- Holding the line -- "The little ships" -- "The best mug of tea I have ever had in my life" -- "Arm in arm" -- "We are going to beat them" -- The Dunkirk spirit -- At sea
Control code
ocn982465233
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 525 pages
Isbn
9781631491320
Lccn
2017017244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
940.5421 K841 ; XX-N ; [A17BP018, #7, 15@29.95, LAP/TKG]
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 982465233
  • (OCoLC)982465233

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