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The Resource On war : the best military histories, from the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Award-winning authors Rick Atkinson, Carlo D'Este, Max Hastings, James M. McPherson, Allan R. Millett, Tim O'Brien, Gerhard L. Weinberg

On war : the best military histories, from the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Award-winning authors Rick Atkinson, Carlo D'Este, Max Hastings, James M. McPherson, Allan R. Millett, Tim O'Brien, Gerhard L. Weinberg

Label
On war : the best military histories
Title
On war
Title remainder
the best military histories
Statement of responsibility
from the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Award-winning authors Rick Atkinson, Carlo D'Este, Max Hastings, James M. McPherson, Allan R. Millett, Tim O'Brien, Gerhard L. Weinberg
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D25
LC item number
.O65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Atkinson, Rick
  • D'Este, Carlo
  • Hastings, Max
  • McPherson, James M
  • Millett, Allan Reed
  • O'Brien, Tim
  • Weinberg, Gerhard L
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military history
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • War
  • Military art and science
  • United States
Label
On war : the best military histories, from the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Award-winning authors Rick Atkinson, Carlo D'Este, Max Hastings, James M. McPherson, Allan R. Millett, Tim O'Brien, Gerhard L. Weinberg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • All contributing authors are recipients of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing
  • "The trade edition of On War: The Best Military Histories was preceded by a limited leather-bound edition of 26 lettered copies signed by each of the authors, as well as 100 numbered copies, each housed in a clamshell case, accompanied by a sterling silver commemorative coin and signed by each of the authors"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Patton's finest hour," adapted from Patton: a genius for war
  • Carlo D'Este
  • "The British fight," from Catastrophe 1914: Europe goes to war
  • Max Hastings
  • "How to tell a true war story," from The things they carried
  • Tim O'Brien
  • "We are all Americans," from Battle cry of freedom
  • James M. McPherson
  • "Assault from the sea," from Military innovation in the interwar period
  • Allan R. Millett
  • "Adolf Hitler" and "Franklin D. Roosevelt," from Visions of victory
  • Gerhard L. Weinberg
  • Prologue, from An army at dawn
  • Rick Atkinson
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
x, 253 pages
Isbn
9780989792820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Peggy V. Helmerich Gift Plate.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)865495192
  • (OCoLC)ocn865495192
Label
On war : the best military histories, from the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Award-winning authors Rick Atkinson, Carlo D'Este, Max Hastings, James M. McPherson, Allan R. Millett, Tim O'Brien, Gerhard L. Weinberg
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • All contributing authors are recipients of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing
  • "The trade edition of On War: The Best Military Histories was preceded by a limited leather-bound edition of 26 lettered copies signed by each of the authors, as well as 100 numbered copies, each housed in a clamshell case, accompanied by a sterling silver commemorative coin and signed by each of the authors"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Patton's finest hour," adapted from Patton: a genius for war
  • Carlo D'Este
  • "The British fight," from Catastrophe 1914: Europe goes to war
  • Max Hastings
  • "How to tell a true war story," from The things they carried
  • Tim O'Brien
  • "We are all Americans," from Battle cry of freedom
  • James M. McPherson
  • "Assault from the sea," from Military innovation in the interwar period
  • Allan R. Millett
  • "Adolf Hitler" and "Franklin D. Roosevelt," from Visions of victory
  • Gerhard L. Weinberg
  • Prologue, from An army at dawn
  • Rick Atkinson
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
x, 253 pages
Isbn
9780989792820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Peggy V. Helmerich Gift Plate.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)865495192
  • (OCoLC)ocn865495192

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