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The Resource Citizen soldiers : the U.S. Army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945, Stephen E. Ambrose

Citizen soldiers : the U.S. Army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945, Stephen E. Ambrose

Label
Citizen soldiers : the U.S. Army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945
Title
Citizen soldiers
Title remainder
the U.S. Army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945
Statement of responsibility
Stephen E. Ambrose
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes maps indicating the Normandy Beachhead expansion, July 1-24, 1944; the pursuit to the Siegfried Line, Aug. 26-Sept. 14, 1944; the Ardennes Campaign, Dec. 16-25, 1944, Dec. 26, 1944-Jan. 16 1945, and Jan. 17-Feb. 7, 1945; the Battle of the Rhineland, Feb.8-Mar. 28, 1945; and the drive to the Elbe, Apr. 4-May 7, 1945
Summary
Citizen Soldiers opens on June 7, 1944, on the Normandy beaches, and ends on May 7, 1945. From the high command on down to the enlisted men, Stephen E. Ambrose draws on hundreds of interviews and oral histories from men on both sides who were there. He recreates the experiences of the individuals who fought the battles, the women who served, and the Germans who fought against us
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 1998
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157108
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/21
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D756
LC item number
.A52 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the U.S. Army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945
Label
Citizen soldiers : the U.S. Army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945, Stephen E. Ambrose
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-498) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The battle for France. Expanding the beachhead, June 7-30, 1944 -- Hedgerow fighting, July 1-24, 1944 -- Breakout and encirclement, July 25-August 25, 1944 -- To the Siegfried line, August 26-September 30, 1944 -- The Siegfried line, October 1944 -- pt. 2. At the German border. Metz and the Hurtgen Forest, November 1-December 15, 1944 -- The Ardennes, December 16-19, 1944 -- The Ardennes, December 20-23, 1944 -- The holiday season, December 24-31, 1944 -- pt. 3. Life in ETO. Night on the line -- Replacements and reinforcements, Fall 1944 -- The air war -- Medics, nurses, and doctors -- Jerks, sad sacks, profiteers, and Jim Crow -- Prisoners of war -- pt. 4. Overrunning Germany. Winter war, January 1945 -- Closing to the Rhine, February 1-March 6, 1945 -- Crossing the Rhine, March 7-31, 1945 -- Victory, April 1-May 7, 1945 -- Epilogue : The GIs and modern America
Control code
77717
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
512 p.
Isbn
9780684815251
Lccn
97023876
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37201388
  • (OCoLC)37201388
Label
Citizen soldiers : the U.S. Army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945, Stephen E. Ambrose
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-498) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The battle for France. Expanding the beachhead, June 7-30, 1944 -- Hedgerow fighting, July 1-24, 1944 -- Breakout and encirclement, July 25-August 25, 1944 -- To the Siegfried line, August 26-September 30, 1944 -- The Siegfried line, October 1944 -- pt. 2. At the German border. Metz and the Hurtgen Forest, November 1-December 15, 1944 -- The Ardennes, December 16-19, 1944 -- The Ardennes, December 20-23, 1944 -- The holiday season, December 24-31, 1944 -- pt. 3. Life in ETO. Night on the line -- Replacements and reinforcements, Fall 1944 -- The air war -- Medics, nurses, and doctors -- Jerks, sad sacks, profiteers, and Jim Crow -- Prisoners of war -- pt. 4. Overrunning Germany. Winter war, January 1945 -- Closing to the Rhine, February 1-March 6, 1945 -- Crossing the Rhine, March 7-31, 1945 -- Victory, April 1-May 7, 1945 -- Epilogue : The GIs and modern America
Control code
77717
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
512 p.
Isbn
9780684815251
Lccn
97023876
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37201388
  • (OCoLC)37201388

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