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The Resource Patton at the Battle of the Bulge : how the general's tanks turned the tide at Bastogne, Leo Barron

Patton at the Battle of the Bulge : how the general's tanks turned the tide at Bastogne, Leo Barron

Label
Patton at the Battle of the Bulge : how the general's tanks turned the tide at Bastogne
Title
Patton at the Battle of the Bulge
Title remainder
how the general's tanks turned the tide at Bastogne
Statement of responsibility
Leo Barron
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Hitler's forces had pressed in on the small Belgian town in a desperate offensive designed to push back the Allies, starting the Battle of the Bulge. So far, the US soldiers had managed to repel waves of attackers and even a panzer onslaught, but as their ammunition dwindled, the weary paratroopers of the 101st Airborne could only hope for a miracle--a miracle in the form of General George S. Patton and his Third Army. More than a hundred miles away, Patton, ordered to race his men to Bastogne, was already putting in motion the most crucial charge of his career. Tapped to spearhead his counterstrike against the Wehrmacht was the Fourth Armored Division, a bloodied but experienced unit that had fought and slogged its way across France. But blazing a trail into Belgium meant going up against some of the best infantry and tank units in the German Army. Failure to reach Bastogne in time could result in the overrunning of the 101st--a catastrophic defeat that could turn the tide of the war and secure victory for the Nazis
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barron, Leo
Dewey number
940.54/219348
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D756.5.A7
LC item number
B258 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945
  • Patton, George S.
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
general
Label
Patton at the Battle of the Bulge : how the general's tanks turned the tide at Bastogne, Leo Barron
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-363) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Move all night!" -- The German plan -- The American response -- First contact -- Chaumont -- Flatzbourhof -- Warnach -- Bigonville -- Tintange -- Chaumont II -- Assenois
Control code
ocn881280133
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 422 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780451467874
Lccn
2014019906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)881280133
Label
Patton at the Battle of the Bulge : how the general's tanks turned the tide at Bastogne, Leo Barron
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-363) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Move all night!" -- The German plan -- The American response -- First contact -- Chaumont -- Flatzbourhof -- Warnach -- Bigonville -- Tintange -- Chaumont II -- Assenois
Control code
ocn881280133
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 422 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780451467874
Lccn
2014019906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)881280133

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