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Martin, John 1789-1854

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The art of John Martin by William Feaver( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Martin by Christopher Johnstone( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tet offensive( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tet offensive catches the United States completely off guard
The Paradise lost of Milton by John Milton( Book )

17 editions published between 1827 and 1858 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The raid in Dieppe( Visual )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 6, 1944, in the largest amphibious operation of all time, the Allies assaulted Hitler's much wanted Atlantic Wall on France's Normandy coast. Then the Allies got onto the beaches and were able to advance beyond them was partly due to a disastrous operation, which took place some 70 miles further up the French coast almost two years earlier. The raid on the French port of Dieppe in August 1942 met with the bloody repulse, due to a series of blunders
Firestorm : the bombing of Germany( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pearl Harbor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The series focusing on technological development in the 20th century examines how the Japanese employed new technology to surprise the United States at Pearl Harbor during World War II. The attack spurred the US to create its own new innovations
Fatah and Hamas by John Martin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mau Mau by Nicolas Wright( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March 27, 1953, Lari, Kenya. Shocked British troops search through the charred remains of a village. It had been attacked the night before by terrorists. They trapped the villagers in their huts, poured gasoline on the roofs and set them on fire. Hundreds of people died in the raging inferno. Others were hacked to death as they are tried to escape. Most of them were women and children. The murderous gang were all members of a ruthless organization known as the Mau Mau
The Moluccan Separatists by Nicolas Wright( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

December 2, 1975, Northern Holland. A group of terrorists have seized a train. They are demanding independence for their distant homeland, otherwise everyone onboard will be killed. The Dutch authorities are soon aware that the hostage takers are South Moluccans, but the fanatical and determined group had never actually set foot in the South Moluccas, small, scattered islands half way between New Guinea and Sulawesi in the West Pacific and governed by Indonesia
The Weathermen by Nicolas Wright( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

October 23, 1981, Queens, New York. Following a high speed car chase through New York, a man is shot dead and another one arrested. They are suspected of taking part in a violent robbery on a security truck. The robbery had apparently been staged by a gang of urban terrorists which the U.S. authorities thought had fallen apart in mid 1970s. Does this mean they are on the move again?
The Taliban by Nicolas Wright( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March 2, 2002, Afghanistan. Two thousand U.S. and other coalition troops are caught up in one of the fiercest fire fights since the Vietnam War. They are trying to dislodge a group of terrorists from their remote mountain base. But despite their superior forces, weapons and backup, the U.S. led troops find it very heavy going. They are up against some of the most fanatical terrorists the world has ever known. Who are they and why are they so prepared to die for their cause?
The Anzacs by John Martin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview of the history of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, the "Anzacs," with focus on their role in World War II
Storm at St. Nazaire by John Martin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March 1942, Britain's elite commandos going to action, assaulting one of Adolf Hitler's key installations. Their target is the dry dock at St. Nazaire . Only this could hold Hitler's biggest battleship, the mighty Tirpitz. From this safe haven she could join other Nazi's surface raiders and U-Boats in their deadly attacks on Britain's Atlantic lifeline. Destroying the convoys that sailed from America, bringing vital wartime supplies. Expert seamanship and navigation were needed to get the commandos to their heavily guarded target aboard an explosive packed warship
Stopping Hitler's A-Bomb by John Martin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was Hitler's deadliest secret. His scientists told him that they could make an atomic bomb. If he got it first then victory would be his. To make the Nazi bomb German scientists needed the supply of heavy water and this came from Norway. So in 1943 a group of Norwegian raiders set out to destroy it
Cold war skies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For more than 40 years after 1945, the world was dominated by confrontation between two major power blocks, led by the United States and the Soviet Union. One of the most menacing and potent symbol was of this was the nuclear bomber. During the first phase of the Cold War, this was the dominant weapon. Both sides maintained large fleets of nuclear bombers at a high level of readiness. They also continually probed each other's air defenses, to discover weak points in them
The Tamil Tigers by Nicolas Wright( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 24, 2001, Sri Lanka. Most of the country's civilian and military planes have been destroyed by terrorists. By the time the attack is over, eight of them have been killed by the security forces. But they have dealt yet another devastating blow on a country already reeling from 18 years of unrelenting terrorism - the assassination of leading politicians, the massacre of helpless villagers, massive city center truck bombs, and the bombing of holy temples. The people behind the violence are the Tamil Tigers
The helicopter story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The helicopter is remarkable for its versatility. Its ability to fly almost anywhere and perform many different tasks has helped to revolutionize aviation. The Rotary Wing Aircraft is a crucial part of today's military armor, with light helicopters being invaluable for reconnaissance, through their ability to literally hug the ground
Thames and metropolis improvement plan by John Martin( Book )

5 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John Martin

John Martin artista y grabador británico del siglo XIX

John Martin britischer Maler

John Martin Engels kunstschilder

John Martin I

John Martin livour saoz

John Martin peintre anglais

John Martin pittore e incisore inglese

Martin, J. 1789-1854

Martin, John 1789-1854

Martin, John, I

Τζον Μάρτιν

Джон Мартин

جان مارتین

존 마틴

ジョン・マーティン

マーティン, ジョン

Languages
English (171)

French (4)

Covers
John Martin : visionary printmakerJohn Martin : sketches of my lifeJohn Martin : apocalypse