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Neillands, Robin 1935-2006

Overview
Works: 99 works in 329 publications in 2 languages and 10,294 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Personal narratives  Military history  Juvenile works  Fiction  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: D786, 944.025
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Most widely held works by Robin Neillands
The Hundred Years War by Robin Neillands ( Book )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Hundred Year War was the longest war in European history, a quarrel between cousins, Plantagenet and Valois, that embroiled two great nations in decades of blood and violence in the struggle for the French throne and the battle for control of French territory. Robin Neillands takes an even-handed view of the struggle, featuring French victories as well as English triumphs.--[book jacket]
The conquest of the Reich : D-Day to VE-Day, a soldierʼs history by Robin Neillands ( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bomber War : the Allied air offensive against Nazi Germany by Robin Neillands ( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bomber campaign against Germany is one of the most contentious of World War II. Was anything achieved by the deaths of thousands of German civilians-many of them women and children? Or were all means justified against Nazi Germany? Acclaimed military historian Robin Neillands examines every detail of the allied campaign led by British Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur "Bomber" Harris: the strengths and fundamental flaws, the technical difficulties and developments and, above all, the day-to-day, night-by-night endurance of the crews flying to the limit in discomfort and danger, facing flak and enemy fire. Personal experiences of British, American, Canadian, Australian and other ally fliers play a key part in this account, along with those of German airmen and civilians. Though The Bomber War discusses Guernica and the destruction of Tokyo, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it concentrates on the European theater, on Germany's air war against the allies - over Warsaw, Rotterdam, London and Coventry-which led the fierce allied raids carried out against Cologne, Hamburg, Berlin and the Ruhr and-most notorious of all-the tremendous destruction of Dresden in the last months of the war. Robin Neillands also examines the complex moral issues involved in the air war, and of the case made against "Bomber" Harris. This is a timely addition to the history of conflict; the age of free-fall bombs has passed, but many veterans-on both sides-are still alive to state their case, and to tell a knew generation what their war was like
The Wars of the Roses by Robin Neillands ( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wars between the English noble houses of York and Lancaster marked the end of medieval England and the birth of the Renaissance. The end of that 30-year period of strife and bloodshed, called the Wars of the Roses, saw the collapse of the Plantagenet dynasty and the rise of the Tudors
D-Day, 1944 : voices from Normandy by Robin Neillands ( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The battle for the Rhine : the Battle of the Bulge and the Ardennes campaign, 1944 by Robin Neillands ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Robin Neillands takes on one of the most integral moments of the most significant war in our recent history. The battles of the Ardennes campaign - The Battle of the Bulge - decided the war in western Europe, and in The Battle for the Rhine, Neillands tells us the large-scale story of how this fight altered the course of the war." "Who was really responsible for the failure at Nijmegen, the destruction of the British 1st Airborne Division at Arnhem and the failure of Operation Market Garden? Why was Montgomery threatened with the sack when he had just retrieved Bradley's failure in the Battle of the Bulge? Was General Eisenhower's command strategy either workable or wise, and did Bradley and Patton undermine it? Even after sixty years, the questions remain. With superb battle narratives, and clear analysis of success and failure at every point, Neillands casts a new and informed light on the costly struggle for the Rhine--the gateway to the heart of Europe. Would this be the beginning of the end? It did not seem so. In The Battle for the Rhine, Robin Neillands has pulled off a triumph of military and political narrative."--BOOK JACKET
Eighth Army : the triumphant desert army that held the Axis at bay from North Africa to the Alps, 1939-1945 by Robin Neillands ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn downhill skiing in a weekend by Konrad Bartelski ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides in one clear handbook a concentrated, highly structured program that shows the novice -- step by step, hour by hour -- how to master the fundamental skills of downhill skiing in one weekend
The Dieppe Raid : the story of the disastrous 1942 expedition by Robin Neillands ( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Dieppe Raid is one of World War II's most controversial episodes. In 1942, a full two years before D-Day, thousands of men, mostly Canadian troops eager for their first taste of battle, were sent across the English Channel in a raid on the French port town of Dieppe. Air supremacy was not secured; the topography - a town hemmed in by tall cliffs and reached by steep beaches - meant any invasion was improbably difficult. The result was carnage: the beaches were turned into killing grounds even as the men came ashore, and whole battalions were cut to pieces. In this book, Robin Neillands has traced numerous surviving veterans of the Dieppe Raid, in the U.K. and Canada, to tell the harrowing story of what actually took place, hour by hour, as disaster unfolded. He has also exhaustively explored all the archival evidence to establish as far as possible the paper trail of command, of who knew - or should have known - what was happening, and whether the whole debacle could have been prevented. The result is the definitive account of one of the Allies' darkest hours."--BOOK JACKET
In the combat zone : special forces since 1945 by Robin Neillands ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bomber war : Arthur Harris and the Allied bomber offensive, 1939-1945 by Robin Neillands ( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this book, Robin Neillands examines every detail of the campaign: the strengths and fundamental flaws in doctrine, the technical difficulties and developments from night-time navigation through bomb-aiming to fighter escort, and above all the day-by-day, night-by-night endurance of the crews, flying to the limit in discomfort and danger, facing flak and enemy fighters, and well aware of their likely fate if shot down. Oral history plays a key part in this account; it is illuminated throughout by the personal experiences not only of British but of American, Australian, Canadian and other Allied fliers as well, and also of German aircrew and civilians."--BOOK JACKET
The Battle of Normandy, 1944 by Robin Neillands ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analysen rekapitulerer de krav og vanskeligheder ved gennemførelsen af Slaget ved Normandiet i 1944. Med bistand af veteraner fra begge sider af fronten kastes nyt lys over kamphandlingerne. Caen. Cherbourg. Operation Epsom. Charnwood. Jupiter. St-Lô. Goodwood. Cobra. Bluecoat.Falaise
Grant : the man who won the Civil War by Robin Neillands ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighth Army : from the Western Desert to the Alps, 1939-1945 by Robin Neillands ( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This is the story of the Desert Army, following it through thousands of miles of hard campaigning from the Nile delta to Tunis, Sicily, and up the rugged spine of Italy to the foothills of the Alps. No army in the Second World War marched so far or fought for so long." "This book is built on the memories of Eighth Army veterans, collected from all over the world. It includes personal accounts of the battles fought at Sidi Rezegh, Alamein, in Sicily and at Cassino - and all the way to the Gothic Line - and of the end of Eighth Army's 3,000-mile march to victory. It is a story that deserves to be told, about an army that deserves to be remembered."--BOOK JACKET
The Old Contemptibles : the British Expeditionary Force, 1914 by Robin Neillands ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his robust re-examination of the onset of war, Robin Neillands reviews the exploits and character of the BEF, revealing how it came to be both the focus of British hopes and, in the tragedy of its defeat, the catalyst for a policy shift without which the war would surely have been lost
The Battle for the Rhine 1944 by Robin Neillands ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn to ski in a weekend by Konrad Bartelski ( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in Polish and English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winston Churchill : statesman of the century by Robin Neillands ( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of Winston Spencer Churchill, a man who a huge majority in England believe to be the greatest Briton of them all. Churchill was a soldier, journalist, author, public speaker, member of Parliament and Cabinet minister in a variety of posts, including two stints as prime minister. His fame comes primarily from his role as wartime leader of Great Britain during World War II, but the roots of his courage, statesmanship, and breadth of vision can be found in a long life of service to his country and to the ideals of western liberty and democracy. Historian Robin H. Neillands traces the remarkable journey of a man who raised the alarm and rallied the Allies to victory over evil. - Jacket
Wellington and Napoleon : clash of arms, 1807-1815 by Robin Neillands ( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skeeter's awesome adventure by Robin Neillands ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skeeter is playing in his sandbox when Husky Hydrogen Oxygen, a water adventurer, drops by in his hydro-machine and offers Skeeter a trip through the water cycle
 
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