The Resource D-Day : 24 hours that saved the world, by the editors of Time

D-Day : 24 hours that saved the world, by the editors of Time

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
Title variation
Time
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book tells the story of D-Day by dividing the events of June 6, 1944, into 24 hour-by-hour chapters, covering the troops, the beaches, and the leaders of the Allied forces as they invaded occupied France
Member of
Cataloging source
KLL
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Time
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D756.5.N6
LC item number
D19 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military campaigns
  • Normandy (France)
  • France
Label
D-Day : 24 hours that saved the world, by the editors of Time
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "70th anniversary tribute."--Cover
  • "Reissue of the 2004 Time classic."--Cover
  • 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
  • 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 : the 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 : the greatest fleet ever assembled sets off to cross the channel
  • 0500-0600:
  • Imagine if : considering the unthinkable : if operation overlord had failed
  • 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:
  • Tom Hanks
  • 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
  • Fortress Europe : Allies' challenge : pry Adolf Hitler's grip from the continent
  • airmen : roaring across the channel, allied bombers strike the Germans
  • 1600-1700: The
  • Quartermasters : 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
  • Marching orders : operation overlord is a complex blueprint for invasion
  • 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
  • Ike's invasion : real Dwight Eisenhower was more than a big wide grin
  • Index
  • The
  • buildup : troops, tanks and tension : the allies count down to D-day
  • 0000-0100: The
Control code
935929955
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 154 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)935929955
Label
D-Day : 24 hours that saved the world, by the editors of Time
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "70th anniversary tribute."--Cover
  • "Reissue of the 2004 Time classic."--Cover
  • 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
  • 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 : the 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 : the greatest fleet ever assembled sets off to cross the channel
  • 0500-0600:
  • Imagine if : considering the unthinkable : if operation overlord had failed
  • 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:
  • Tom Hanks
  • 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
  • Fortress Europe : Allies' challenge : pry Adolf Hitler's grip from the continent
  • airmen : roaring across the channel, allied bombers strike the Germans
  • 1600-1700: The
  • Quartermasters : 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
  • Marching orders : operation overlord is a complex blueprint for invasion
  • 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
  • Ike's invasion : real Dwight Eisenhower was more than a big wide grin
  • Index
  • The
  • buildup : troops, tanks and tension : the allies count down to D-day
  • 0000-0100: The
Control code
935929955
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 154 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)935929955

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