5 edition of longest battle found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-295) and index.
|LC Classifications||D757 .Y45 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||304 p. :|
|Number of Pages||304|
|LC Control Number||2005275590|
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In the early afternoon of September 12,an American patrol entered Nazi Germany southwest of the ancient city of Aachen.
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In every theater and across every ocean, World War Two's naval battles raged ceaselessly. For those who served shipboard/5(5). The Longest Battle book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
For those who served on shipboard during World War II, danger lur 4/5. Nov 26, · Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War is about the significance and the background behind the titular battle. The book explores the reasons behind the battle, perspectives regarding it, and the impact that the battle had on both sides.
The book also gives insight into some of the decisions made by leaders as the battle was happening/5. The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon is a non-fiction book written by Alex Kershaw and published in by Da Capo Press.
It became a New York Times bestseller. The following list ranks wars and times of war by their duration, including both historical and ongoing wars.
Oct 24, · The Longest winter, By Alex Kershaw; a review In my opinion, this is an amazing compilation of many of the stories of American soldiers, who fought at Lanzarath, Belgium during the battle of the Bulge, and held out, against Jochen Peiper, and his forces against all odds/5.
Jankowski's book offers a model history of warfare." —Philip Jenkins, Books & Culture "Paul Jankowski's Verdun is a great book, truly a masterwork of modern literature.
On a much studied event (25 percent of all the many French books on World War I have been about the battle of Verdun), he has given us a work of rare originality and iniinisamoa.com: Oxford University Press. The Longest Battle: September To FebruaryFrom Aachen To The Roer And Across by Harry Yeide (a Washington D.C.
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Feb 17, · The Longest Battle. By Alistair Horne. Feb. 17, ; the 75th anniversary of the battle that has long been regarded as the grim archetype of the Western Front,falls this week. Verdun The Longest Battle of the Great War Paul Jankowski. Jankowski offers a total history of a battle, mixing the old history with the new and the cold calculus of terrain gained and lives lost with the depths of human experience on both sides.
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Most would say the Battle of Verdun, fought between the French and the Germans on the Western Front from February into December,with the Germans attacking for six months and the French counterattacking the rest of the time. The Battle of the Somme was a significant battle for all those who took part, but it was especially important for the British because it was the first time in World War One that they were forced to shoulder the main responsibility for an offensive, and they did not have enough time to fully prepare for the assault.
The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon. Alex Kershaw. As someone who appreciates the history of those who served in WWII, I absolutely enjoyed this book. Alex Kershaw does a great job of telling a story, of a platoon that did it's best to defend a German Read full review/5(7).
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Get this from a library. Verdun: the longest battle of the Great War. [Paul Jankowski] -- At seven o'clock in the morning on February 21,the ground in northern France began to shake. For the next ten hours, twelve hundred German guns showered shells on a salient in French lines.
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Mar 28, · Alex Kershaw scored a popular hit with The Bedford Boys (), and appears to be doing it again with his latest book, The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon.
The historical centerpiece of The Longest Winter is the Battle of Lanzerath (16 December ), in which eighteen soldiers of the Intelligence and Reconnaissance. "Verdun: The Longest Battle Of The Great War (Book Review)" by Paul Jankowski Nathaniel L.
Moir This Book Review is brought to you for free and open access by Scholars Commons @ Laurier. It has been accepted for inclusion in Canadian Military History by an authorized administrator of Scholars Commons @ Laurier. Paul Jankowski offers a fresh look at Verdun, one of the longest and bloodiest battles of the First World War, in a book that will surely become the standard work on the topic.
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permalink. Apr 20, · This highly-praised book is to be recommended in every respect, in my opinion. If youre just looking for a detailed chronological account of the fighting at Verdun, this is not it -- the actual timeline only takes up about the first tenth of its pages.
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Aug 18, · As a WWII and history buff, I can say I have read several accounts of the Battle. However, most books, documentaries and especially movies are either pointed or simply inaccurate in my opinion.
I cant recall the exact website but the most accurate. Jul 17, · Battle of Verdun was fought between German and French armies in during the First World War.
Fought for nearly the entire year, it is the longest battle in human history and one of the bloodiest during World War I. Here are 10 interesting facts about this epic battle.
Later, the French celebrated the battle of Verdun as a victory and many Germans viewed it as a site of noble sacrifice. Paul Jankowski, an expert in French history, recounts and demystifies the battle in his new book Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War (Oxford). Based on extensive research of French and German archival materials, Dr.
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