přejít na obsah
Armor and blood : the Battle of Kursk, the turning point of World War II Náhled dokumentu
ZavřítNáhled dokumentu
Probíhá kontrola...

Armor and blood : the Battle of Kursk, the turning point of World War II

Autor Dennis E Showalter
Vydavatel: New York : Random House, [2013]
Vydání/formát:   book_printbook : English : First editionZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
Databáze:WorldCat
Shrnutí:
"One of America's most distinguished military historians offers the definitive account of the greatest tank battle of World War II-- an epic clash of machines and men that matched the indomitable will of the Soviet Red Army against the awesome might of the Nazi Wehrmacht. While the Battle of Kursk has long captivated World War II aficionados, it has been unjustly overlooked by historians. Drawing on the masses of  Přečíst více...
Hodnocení:

(ještě nehodnoceno) 0 zobrazit recenze - Buďte první.

Předmětová hesla:
Více podobných

 

Najít online exemplář

Odkazy na tento dokument

Vyhledat exemplář v knihovně

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Vyhledávání knihoven, které vlastní tento dokument...

Detaily

Typ materiálu: Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu: Book, Internet Resource
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Dennis E Showalter
ISBN: 9781400066773 1400066778
OCLC číslo: 821271469
Popis: xvi, 345 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Obsahy: Order of battle, Operation Citadel --
Genesis --
Preparations --
Strike --
Grapple --
Decisions --
Hard pounding --
Crossovers --
Watersheds.
Odpovědnost: Dennis E. Showalter.

Anotace:

"One of America's most distinguished military historians offers the definitive account of the greatest tank battle of World War II-- an epic clash of machines and men that matched the indomitable will of the Soviet Red Army against the awesome might of the Nazi Wehrmacht. While the Battle of Kursk has long captivated World War II aficionados, it has been unjustly overlooked by historians. Drawing on the masses of new information made available by the opening of the Russian military archives, Dennis Showalter at last corrects that error. This battle was the critical turning point on World War II's Eastern Front. In the aftermath of the Red Army's brutal repulse of the Germans at Stalingrad, the stakes could not have been higher. More than three million men and eight thousand tanks met in the heart of the Soviet Union, some four hundred miles south of Moscow, in an encounter that both sides knew would reshape the war. The adversaries were at the peak of their respective powers. On both sides, the generals and the dictators they served were in agreement on where, why, and how to fight. The result was a furious death grapple between two of history's most formidable fighting forces-- a battle that might possibly have been the greatest of all time. In Armor and Blood, Showalter re-creates every aspect of this dramatic struggle. He offers expert perspective on strategy and tactics at the highest levels, from the halls of power in Moscow and Berlin to the battlefield command posts on both sides. But it is the author's exploration of the human dimension of armored combat that truly distinguishes this book. In the classic tradition of John Keegan's The Face of Battle, Showalter's narrative crackles with insight into the unique dynamics of tank warfare-- its effect on men's minds as well as their bodies. Scrupulously researched, exhaustively documented, and vividly illustrated, this book is a chilling testament to man's ability to build and to destroy. When the dust settled, the field at Kursk was nothing more than a wasteland of steel carcasses, dead soldiers, and smoking debris. The Soviet victory ended German hopes of restoring their position on the Eastern Front, and put the Red Army on the road to Berlin"--Publisher's web site.

Recenze

Recenze vložené uživatelem
Nahrávání recenzí GoodReads...
Přebírání recenzí DOGO books...

Štítky

Buďte první.
Potvrdit tento požadavek

Tento dokument jste si již vyžádali. Prosím vyberte Ok pokud chcete přesto v žádance pokračovat.

Propojená data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/821271469> # Armor and blood : the Battle of Kursk, the turning point of World War II
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "821271469" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Place/russia_fast_ocolc_fst01207312> ; # Russia / fast / (OCoLC)fst01207312.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207312> ; # Russia.
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85073485> ; # Kursk, Battle of, Russia, 1943
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Organization/kursk_battle_of_russia_1943_fast_ocolc_fst00989444> ; # Kursk, Battle of (Russia : 1943) / fast / (OCoLC)fst00989444.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Topic/tank_warfare_fast_ocolc_fst01142710> ; # Tank warfare / fast / (OCoLC)fst01142710
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Event/1939_1945> ; # 1939 - 1945
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Topic/kursk_schlacht> ; # Kursk--Schlacht
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Organization/world_war_1939_1945_fast_ocolc_fst01180924> ; # World War (1939-1945) / fast / (OCoLC)fst01180924.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_tank_warfare> ; # World War, 1939-1945 / Tank warfare
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1142710> ; # Tank warfare
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/989444> ; # Kursk, Battle of (Russia : 1943)
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/940.542735/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Topic/kursk_battle_of_russia_1943> ; # Kursk, Battle of, Russia, 1943
    schema:bookEdition "First edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/199606398> ; # Dennis E. Showalter
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description ""One of America's most distinguished military historians offers the definitive account of the greatest tank battle of World War II-- an epic clash of machines and men that matched the indomitable will of the Soviet Red Army against the awesome might of the Nazi Wehrmacht. While the Battle of Kursk has long captivated World War II aficionados, it has been unjustly overlooked by historians. Drawing on the masses of new information made available by the opening of the Russian military archives, Dennis Showalter at last corrects that error. This battle was the critical turning point on World War II's Eastern Front. In the aftermath of the Red Army's brutal repulse of the Germans at Stalingrad, the stakes could not have been higher. More than three million men and eight thousand tanks met in the heart of the Soviet Union, some four hundred miles south of Moscow, in an encounter that both sides knew would reshape the war. The adversaries were at the peak of their respective powers. On both sides, the generals and the dictators they served were in agreement on where, why, and how to fight. The result was a furious death grapple between two of history's most formidable fighting forces-- a battle that might possibly have been the greatest of all time. In Armor and Blood, Showalter re-creates every aspect of this dramatic struggle. He offers expert perspective on strategy and tactics at the highest levels, from the halls of power in Moscow and Berlin to the battlefield command posts on both sides. But it is the author's exploration of the human dimension of armored combat that truly distinguishes this book. In the classic tradition of John Keegan's The Face of Battle, Showalter's narrative crackles with insight into the unique dynamics of tank warfare-- its effect on men's minds as well as their bodies. Scrupulously researched, exhaustively documented, and vividly illustrated, this book is a chilling testament to man's ability to build and to destroy. When the dust settled, the field at Kursk was nothing more than a wasteland of steel carcasses, dead soldiers, and smoking debris. The Soviet victory ended German hopes of restoring their position on the Eastern Front, and put the Red Army on the road to Berlin"--Publisher's web site."@en ;
    schema:description "Order of battle, Operation Citadel -- Genesis -- Preparations -- Strike -- Grapple -- Decisions -- Hard pounding -- Crossovers -- Watersheds."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1188767392> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Armor and blood : the Battle of Kursk, the turning point of World War II"@en ;
    schema:productID "821271469" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400066773> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/821271469> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Organization/kursk_battle_of_russia_1943_fast_ocolc_fst00989444> # Kursk, Battle of (Russia : 1943) / fast / (OCoLC)fst00989444.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Kursk, Battle of (Russia : 1943) / fast / (OCoLC)fst00989444." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Organization/world_war_1939_1945_fast_ocolc_fst01180924> # World War (1939-1945) / fast / (OCoLC)fst01180924.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945) / fast / (OCoLC)fst01180924." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Place/russia_fast_ocolc_fst01207312> # Russia / fast / (OCoLC)fst01207312.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Russia / fast / (OCoLC)fst01207312." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Topic/kursk_battle_of_russia_1943> # Kursk, Battle of, Russia, 1943
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Kursk, Battle of, Russia, 1943"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Topic/tank_warfare_fast_ocolc_fst01142710> # Tank warfare / fast / (OCoLC)fst01142710
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Tank warfare / fast / (OCoLC)fst01142710"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1188767392#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_tank_warfare> # World War, 1939-1945 / Tank warfare
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945 / Tank warfare"@en ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Tank warfare"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85073485> # Kursk, Battle of, Russia, 1943
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Kursk, Battle of, Russia, 1943"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1142710> # Tank warfare
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Tank warfare"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207312> # Russia.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Russia." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/989444> # Kursk, Battle of (Russia : 1943)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Kursk, Battle of (Russia : 1943)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/199606398> # Dennis E. Showalter
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Showalter" ;
    schema:givenName "Dennis E." ;
    schema:name "Dennis E. Showalter" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400066773>
    a pto:Acid-free_paper, schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "alk. paper" ;
    schema:isbn "1400066778" ;
    schema:isbn "9781400066773" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Zavřít okno

Prosím přihlaste se do WorldCat 

Nemáte účet? Můžete si jednoduše vytvořit bezplatný účet.