The Resource D-Day, Rick Atkinson with Kate Waters

D-Day, Rick Atkinson with Kate Waters

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D-Day
Title
D-Day
Statement of responsibility
Rick Atkinson with Kate Waters
Title variation
D-Day
Title variation remainder
the invasion of Normandy, 1944
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Language
eng
Summary
Adapted for young readers from the #1 New York Times-bestselling The Guns at Last Light, D-Day captures the events and the spirit of that day - June 6, 1944 - the day that led to the liberation of western Europe from Nazi Germany's control. They came by sea and by sky to reclaim freedom from the occupying Germans, turning the tide of World War II. Atkinson skillfully guides his younger audience through the events leading up to, and of, the momentous day in this photo-illustrated adaptation. Perfect for history buffs and newcomers to the topic alike!
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Title
D-Day
Creator
Contributor
Summary
June 6, 1944. They came by sea and by sky to reclaim liberty from the occupying Germans. As the Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, they turned the tide of World War II. In clear and accessible prose, Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Rick Atkinson captures the events and the spirit of that day--the day that led to the liberation of western Europe from Nazi Germany's control
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10416169
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/21421
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D756.5.N6
LC item number
A75 2014
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1290
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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the invasion of Normandy, 1944
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the invasion of Normandy, 1944
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Rick Atkinson with Kate Waters
D-Day, Rick Atkinson with Kate Waters
Label
D-Day, Rick Atkinson with Kate Waters
Publication
Note
"Based on the book The Guns at Last Light by Rick Atkinson, published by Henry Holt and Company, LLC"--T.p. verso
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of maps -- Map legend -- Allied countries and chain of command -- Axis countries and chain of command -- World War II timeline -- Key players -- A note to readers -- The plan -- The invasion -- Epilogue: the days that followed -- The United States Declaration of War on Germany -- The five greatest tanks of the war -- The largest battleships of the war -- The most effective bombers of the war -- Weapons carried by U.S., U.K., Canadian, and German ground troops -- Carrier pigeons -- Operations fortitude: the inflatable army -- Caring for the wounded -- Clothing and equipment issued to a new GI in 1943 -- Monthly pay for an American GI in 1940 -- What they carried: U.S. Airborne divisions -- What they carried: U.S. ground assault troops -- Numbers tell part of the story -- Operation overlord timeline
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
202 pages
Isbn
9781627791113
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014005162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
cat24
System control number
  • ocn858896729
  • (OCoLC)858896729

Library Locations

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