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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

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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
Language
eng
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1970-
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Holland, James
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940
  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The Battle of Britain : five months that changed history, May-October 1940, James Holland
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This book was purchased with funds raised during the 2010/2011 Community Partners Campaign. Thank you, George Maloney. 39341010826629
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [615]-651) and index
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
Control code
16488586
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
677 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312675004
Lccn
2010040646
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Label
The Battle of Britain : five months that changed history, May-October 1940, James Holland
Publication
Note
This book was purchased with funds raised during the 2010/2011 Community Partners Campaign. Thank you, George Maloney. 39341010826629
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [615]-651) and index
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
Control code
16488586
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
677 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312675004
Lccn
2010040646
Other physical details
ill., maps.

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