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The Resource D-Day: : 24 hours that saved the world, by the editors of Time ; [introduction by Tom Hanks]

D-Day: : 24 hours that saved the world, by the editors of Time ; [introduction by Tom Hanks]

Label
D-Day: : 24 hours that saved the world
Title
D-Day:
Title remainder
24 hours that saved the world
Statement of responsibility
by the editors of Time ; [introduction by Tom Hanks]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Personal eyewitness accounts of soldiers who participated combine with memorable combat photographs to provide an hour-by-hour look at the events of June 6, 2004, to celebrate a pivotal battle in the history of World War II
Cataloging source
VNTRA
Dewey number
940.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D756.5.N6
LC item number
D184 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Label
D-Day: : 24 hours that saved the world, by the editors of Time ; [introduction by Tom Hanks]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes 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
Imagine if: Considering the unthinkable: if Operation Overlord had failed / Tom Hanks -- Fortress Europe: Allies' challenge: pry Adolf Hitler's grip from the Continent -- Marching orders: Operation Overlord is a complex blueprint for invasion -- Ike's invasion: The real Dwight Eisenhower was more than a big wide grin -- The Buildup: Troops, tanks and tension: the Allies count down to D-day -- 0000-0100: The Paratroopers: Overlord is off the ground, as allied paratroopers land in France -- 0100-0200: The Gliders: Courageous infantrymen soar into Normandy in "flying coffins" -- 0200-0300: The Germans: Germans brace for the invasion--but Hitler holds the reins -- 0300-0400: Night raids: From mighty bombers to piper cubs, a look at allied airplanes -- 0400-0500: The Armada: Greatest fleet ever assembled sets off to cross the channel-- 0500-0600: Crossing the channel: Aboard the landing boats, a time for prayers - and poker -- 0600-0700: Omaha beach: Heroes face horror in a grim day's most deadly landing -- 0700-0800: Pointe du Hoc: Army rangers swarm up daunting cliffs to take a key position -- 0800-0900: Sword/Gold beaches: British troops capture beaches, towns and bridges with flair -- 0900-1000: Utah beach: The landing is off-target, but a heads-up decision wins the day -- 1000-1100: Juno beach: Canadians weather a deadly start and earn revenge for Dieppe -- 1100-1200: The Medics: Warriors of healing, they are the day's greatest heroes -- 1200-1300: The Engineers: D-day succeeds thanks to ingenuity as well as the infantry -- 1300-1400: The Machines: "Hobart's funnies" and other armaments flail the Germans -- 1400-1500: The Chaplains: At the front lines, D-day's padres bestow grace under pressure -- 1500-1600: The Airmen: Roaring across the channel, allied bombers strike the Germans -- 1600-1700: The Quartermasters: An army travels on its stomach--and a few million other things -- 1700-1800: The French: Resistance fighters pitch in to help the allies subvert the Germans -- 1800-1900: The Fallen: A salute to those who gave the last full measure of devotion -- 1900-2000: The Enigma machine: Inside the Germans' secret code--and how the allies broke it -- 2000-2100: The Leaders: Outplanned and outfoxed, Adolf Hitler takes too long to respond -- 2100-2200: The Journalists: From Ernie Pyle to Robert Capa, how they got the story -- 2200-2300: The Reaction: The world holds its breath as the long-awaited landings proceed -- 2300-2400: Digging in: With a beachhead established, the allies gear up for Round 2 -- Next stop: Paris: Allies (finally) break out of Normandy to rout the Germans -- Merci! Merci! Jeeps are chariots as Paris hails its liberators in a victory parade -- Looking back: Bittersweet return to sands consecrated by soldiers' blood -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 154 pages
Isbn
9781932273229
Lccn
2003114085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)793424004
Label
D-Day: : 24 hours that saved the world, by the editors of Time ; [introduction by Tom Hanks]
Publication
Note
Includes 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
Imagine if: Considering the unthinkable: if Operation Overlord had failed / Tom Hanks -- Fortress Europe: Allies' challenge: pry Adolf Hitler's grip from the Continent -- Marching orders: Operation Overlord is a complex blueprint for invasion -- Ike's invasion: The real Dwight Eisenhower was more than a big wide grin -- The Buildup: Troops, tanks and tension: the Allies count down to D-day -- 0000-0100: The Paratroopers: Overlord is off the ground, as allied paratroopers land in France -- 0100-0200: The Gliders: Courageous infantrymen soar into Normandy in "flying coffins" -- 0200-0300: The Germans: Germans brace for the invasion--but Hitler holds the reins -- 0300-0400: Night raids: From mighty bombers to piper cubs, a look at allied airplanes -- 0400-0500: The Armada: Greatest fleet ever assembled sets off to cross the channel-- 0500-0600: Crossing the channel: Aboard the landing boats, a time for prayers - and poker -- 0600-0700: Omaha beach: Heroes face horror in a grim day's most deadly landing -- 0700-0800: Pointe du Hoc: Army rangers swarm up daunting cliffs to take a key position -- 0800-0900: Sword/Gold beaches: British troops capture beaches, towns and bridges with flair -- 0900-1000: Utah beach: The landing is off-target, but a heads-up decision wins the day -- 1000-1100: Juno beach: Canadians weather a deadly start and earn revenge for Dieppe -- 1100-1200: The Medics: Warriors of healing, they are the day's greatest heroes -- 1200-1300: The Engineers: D-day succeeds thanks to ingenuity as well as the infantry -- 1300-1400: The Machines: "Hobart's funnies" and other armaments flail the Germans -- 1400-1500: The Chaplains: At the front lines, D-day's padres bestow grace under pressure -- 1500-1600: The Airmen: Roaring across the channel, allied bombers strike the Germans -- 1600-1700: The Quartermasters: An army travels on its stomach--and a few million other things -- 1700-1800: The French: Resistance fighters pitch in to help the allies subvert the Germans -- 1800-1900: The Fallen: A salute to those who gave the last full measure of devotion -- 1900-2000: The Enigma machine: Inside the Germans' secret code--and how the allies broke it -- 2000-2100: The Leaders: Outplanned and outfoxed, Adolf Hitler takes too long to respond -- 2100-2200: The Journalists: From Ernie Pyle to Robert Capa, how they got the story -- 2200-2300: The Reaction: The world holds its breath as the long-awaited landings proceed -- 2300-2400: Digging in: With a beachhead established, the allies gear up for Round 2 -- Next stop: Paris: Allies (finally) break out of Normandy to rout the Germans -- Merci! Merci! Jeeps are chariots as Paris hails its liberators in a victory parade -- Looking back: Bittersweet return to sands consecrated by soldiers' blood -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 154 pages
Isbn
9781932273229
Lccn
2003114085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)793424004

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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