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The Resource Betrayal at Little Gibraltar : a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I, William Walker

Betrayal at Little Gibraltar : a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I, William Walker

Label
Betrayal at Little Gibraltar : a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I
Title
Betrayal at Little Gibraltar
Title remainder
a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I
Statement of responsibility
William Walker
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This painstakingly researched account of World War I's violent Meuse-Argonne Offensive and the 100-year-old cover-up at its center traces the efforts of AEF Commander-in-Chief John J. Pershing to capture the near-impregnable German Montfaucon and the inside betrayal that cost untold lives
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walker, William T.
Dewey number
940.4/36
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D545.A63
LC item number
W35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bullard, Robert Lee
  • United States
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Argonne, Battle of the, France, 1918
  • Montfaucon (Meuse, France)
Target audience
adult
Label
Betrayal at Little Gibraltar : a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I, William Walker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-429) 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: words tongued with fire -- Part I. The stakes -- "Horrors from the abyss" -- Major Harry Parkin's affidavit -- Little Gibraltar of the Western Front -- "Do you wish to take part in the battle?" -- "This appalling proposition" -- "Feeling like crusaders" -- Training for disaster -- "An ominous, dread-inspiring place" -- Part II. Battle and betrayal -- Toward Montfaucon and into a trap -- "The 79th is holding up the entire First Army" -- "Bayonet and rifle butt, pistol and trench knife" -- "All America is behind us" -- "Regardless of cost" -- The cost of "regardless" -- Relief and disgrace -- Into the cyclone ... once again -- Redemption on Corn Willy Hill -- Making good ... at last -- Part III. The war after the war -- Controlling the narrative -- Bullard, Bjornstad, and Booth -- Betrayal at Little Gibraltar -- Denkmal: remembering the doughboys -- Epilogue: "Some could, some could not, shake off misery."
Control code
ocn930059088
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 447 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501117893
Lccn
2015044665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
940.43 W154 ; XX-N ; [A15BP015, #172, 4@28.00, ES/DDG]
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 930059088
  • (OCoLC)930059088
Label
Betrayal at Little Gibraltar : a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I, William Walker
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-429) 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: words tongued with fire -- Part I. The stakes -- "Horrors from the abyss" -- Major Harry Parkin's affidavit -- Little Gibraltar of the Western Front -- "Do you wish to take part in the battle?" -- "This appalling proposition" -- "Feeling like crusaders" -- Training for disaster -- "An ominous, dread-inspiring place" -- Part II. Battle and betrayal -- Toward Montfaucon and into a trap -- "The 79th is holding up the entire First Army" -- "Bayonet and rifle butt, pistol and trench knife" -- "All America is behind us" -- "Regardless of cost" -- The cost of "regardless" -- Relief and disgrace -- Into the cyclone ... once again -- Redemption on Corn Willy Hill -- Making good ... at last -- Part III. The war after the war -- Controlling the narrative -- Bullard, Bjornstad, and Booth -- Betrayal at Little Gibraltar -- Denkmal: remembering the doughboys -- Epilogue: "Some could, some could not, shake off misery."
Control code
ocn930059088
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 447 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501117893
Lccn
2015044665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
940.43 W154 ; XX-N ; [A15BP015, #172, 4@28.00, ES/DDG]
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 930059088
  • (OCoLC)930059088

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