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The Resource Draftee Division : the 88th Infantry Division in World War II, John Sloan Brown

Draftee Division : the 88th Infantry Division in World War II, John Sloan Brown

Label
Draftee Division : the 88th Infantry Division in World War II
Title
Draftee Division
Title remainder
the 88th Infantry Division in World War II
Statement of responsibility
John Sloan Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The involuntary soldiers of an unmilitary people such were the forces that American military planners had to pit against hardened Axis veterans, yet prewar unpreparedness dictated that whole divisions of such men would go to war under the supervision of tiny professional cadres. Much to his surprise and delight, Army Chief of Staff General George C. Marshall found that the 88th Infantry Division, his first draftee division, ""fought like wildcats"" and readily outclassed its German adversaries while measuring up to the best Regular Army divisions. Draftee Division is at once a history of the 8
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, John Sloan
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Draftees
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Draftees
  • Regimental histories
  • United States
  • Draftees
  • United States. Army. Infantry Division, 88th
Label
Draftee Division : the 88th Infantry Division in World War II, John Sloan Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations and Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Draftee Divisions: The Historical Roots; 2. Personnel and Personnel Utilization: Bureaucratic Roulette; 3. Training: Honing the Edge; 4. Logistics: The Strongest Card; 5. The Movement Overseas: Keeping the Edge; 6. Minturno: Baptism by Fire; 7. Diadem: The First Three Days; 8. Minturno to Rome: The Pursuit; 9. Rome to the Alps -- and Beyond; Appendix 1. Cumulative Personnel-Induced Training Time Losses; Appendix 2. The Mythos of Wehrmacht Superiority: Colonel Dupuy Reconsidered
  • Abbreviations and File NumbersNotes; Bibliographical Essay; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
ocn900345134
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813162263
Lccn
86018990
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt129g40z
  • bae58b89-caa8-4ae2-b1c7-7d315b4f4af4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345134
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Draftee Division : the 88th Infantry Division in World War II, John Sloan Brown
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations and Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Draftee Divisions: The Historical Roots; 2. Personnel and Personnel Utilization: Bureaucratic Roulette; 3. Training: Honing the Edge; 4. Logistics: The Strongest Card; 5. The Movement Overseas: Keeping the Edge; 6. Minturno: Baptism by Fire; 7. Diadem: The First Three Days; 8. Minturno to Rome: The Pursuit; 9. Rome to the Alps -- and Beyond; Appendix 1. Cumulative Personnel-Induced Training Time Losses; Appendix 2. The Mythos of Wehrmacht Superiority: Colonel Dupuy Reconsidered
  • Abbreviations and File NumbersNotes; Bibliographical Essay; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
ocn900345134
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813162263
Lccn
86018990
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt129g40z
  • bae58b89-caa8-4ae2-b1c7-7d315b4f4af4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345134
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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