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The Resource The Comet connection : escape from Hitler's Europe, George Watt

The Comet connection : escape from Hitler's Europe, George Watt

Label
The Comet connection : escape from Hitler's Europe
Title
The Comet connection
Title remainder
escape from Hitler's Europe
Statement of responsibility
George Watt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In November 1943, George Watt, Flying Fortress gunner, parachuted out of his burning bomber and landed in a village in Nazi-occupied Belgium. The villagers risked their lives to hide him in the field, sneaking him past the German patrols, and bringing him safely to Brussels, where he connected with the Comet Line, the rescue arm of the Belgian resistance. While hiding in ""sale houses"" in Brussels, Watt had a ringside view of bold acts of defiance by Belgian patriots against the German occupation. From Brussels he traveled by rail past Gestapo control to Bordeaux, rode a bicycle through southe
Action
digitized
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1913-1994
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watt, George
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Watt, George
  • United States
  • Watt, George
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Watt, George (Ingenieur)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Escapes
  • Flight engineers
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Escapes
  • Flight engineers
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Underground movements, War
  • Belgium
  • United States
  • Widerstand
  • Belgien
Label
The Comet connection : escape from Hitler's Europe, George Watt
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Maps and Figure; My Thanks; Prologue; Part I: Walking Out; 1. Happy Birthday at Happy Valley; 2. Here Comes the Flak; 3. No Regrets, No Regrets; 4. ""Ici Belgique?""; Illustrations; 5. The Ditch and the Outhouse; 6. Birthday Party in Hamme; 7. The Policeman and the Parachute; 8. On the Tram; 9. The War within the War; 10. All That Glitters; 11. I Meet the French Resistance; 12. The Gestapo Looks Me Over; 13. Spain Again; 14. Over and Out; Part II: Going Back; 15. Reunion in Hamme; 16. Homage to the Comet Line; Epilogue. Debriefing; Index; A; B; C; D
Control code
ocn645327155
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (158 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813155227
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
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/ctt129ftbb
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645327155
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
The Comet connection : escape from Hitler's Europe, George Watt
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Maps and Figure; My Thanks; Prologue; Part I: Walking Out; 1. Happy Birthday at Happy Valley; 2. Here Comes the Flak; 3. No Regrets, No Regrets; 4. ""Ici Belgique?""; Illustrations; 5. The Ditch and the Outhouse; 6. Birthday Party in Hamme; 7. The Policeman and the Parachute; 8. On the Tram; 9. The War within the War; 10. All That Glitters; 11. I Meet the French Resistance; 12. The Gestapo Looks Me Over; 13. Spain Again; 14. Over and Out; Part II: Going Back; 15. Reunion in Hamme; 16. Homage to the Comet Line; Epilogue. Debriefing; Index; A; B; C; D
Control code
ocn645327155
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (158 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813155227
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
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/ctt129ftbb
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645327155
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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