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Cross, Robin 1948-

Works: 164 works in 423 publications in 11 languages and 10,913 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other, Film editor, Photographer, Director, Scenarist
Classifications: D743, 355.0082
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Publications about Robin Cross
Publications by Robin Cross
Most widely held works by Robin Cross
World War II by H. P Willmott( Book )
37 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
This comprehensive overview of the Second World War offers a study of the war's causes and consequences, the objectives and concerns of all combatants, and the events, campaigns, and personalities involved in all theaters of the war
Hell hath no fury : true profiles of women at war from antiquity to Iraq by Rosalind Miles( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
"When you think of war, you think of men, right? Not so fast. In Hell Hath No Fury, Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross prove that although many of their stories have been erased or forgotten, women have played an integral role in wars throughout history." "In biographical essays, Miles and Cross introduce us to war leaders (Cleopatra, Elizabeth I, Margaret Thatcher); combatants (Molly Pitcher, Lily Litvak, Tammy Duckworth); spies (Belle Boyd, Virginia Hall, Noor Inayat Khan); reporters and propaganidists (Martha Gellhorn, Tokyo Rose, Anna Politkovskaya); and more. These are women who have taken action and who challenge our perceived notions of womanhood. Some will be familiar to readers, but most will not, though their deeds during wartime were every bit as important as their male contemporaries' more heralded contributions."--Jacket
Fallen eagle : the last days of the Third Reich by Robin Cross( Book )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 516 libraries worldwide
By the beginning of 1945, the armies of Europe were deeply weary. The Allies were determined to end the war in Europe quickly and with as little bloodshed as possible. But the Germans were by no means prepared to yield - though they could see the war was lost. Thus began one of the most crucial years in the history of the world, and its climax, the desperate battle for Berlin, brought to a close one of the darkest chapters mankind has ever witnessed. The Allied effort pushed on from all fronts. In the east, Stalin's mighty war machine began its great offensive. From out of the swirling fog and snow, the Soviet steamroller crashed through the German lines on the Vistula, 125 miles south of Warsaw. Driving across the Polish plain towards the Oder, Germany's historic frontier with the east, Russia's advancing armored columns created panic in East Prussia. In the west, Eisenhower and Montgomery joined the race to destroy the heart of Nazi Germany - and defend Europe against Stalin's vaulting ambition. Through vivid, firsthand accounts from soldiers and civilians, privates, generals, and refugees, Fallen Eagle chronicles the triumphs and tragedies of the war's closing months - from the devastating, triple air raids on Dresden to "Spring's Awakening," Hitler's last offensive, with which he planned to retake Budapest and retain its oil fields; from the legendary summit in Yalta between Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill to an extraordinary account of Hitler's last days
The bombers : the illustrated story of offensive strategy and tactics in the twentieth century by Robin Cross( Book )
7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Detailed and illustrated analyses of design breakthroughs and flaws, crucial operations and notable disasters is placed in the wider context of moral and practical arguments about the proper use of the bombing arm
The big book of B movies, or, How low was my budget by Robin Cross( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive look at 40 years of low-budget productions in nine categories: thrillers, series and serials, Westerns, horrors, science fiction, B movies at war, musicals and comedies, epics and costume dramas, and teen torment
Citadel : the Battle of Kursk by Robin Cross( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and Czech and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Citadel was the greatest armoured clash in the history of the world and the decisive battle of World War II. Vast armies were engaged, and titanic air battles included the most costly single day of aerial warfare of all time. This was the battle of Kursk which Hitler confessed made his 'stomach turn over'. Citadel was the last great German offensive on the Eastern Front; its aim to claw back the initiative after the surrender of the Sixth Army at Stalingrad in January 1943. The location chosen by Hitler was the Kursk salient in the heartland of the Ukraine. The time was 5 July 1943, the codename 'Citadel'. The Red Army, warned of the German plans by the 'Lucy' spy network in Switzerland, was prepared to defend the salient in massive strength and depth. Against its breakwaters Hitler launched his finest armoured divisions, to see them mangled beyond repair
Children and war by Robin Cross( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
A child in the gulag, a child evacuated to England, a child on the front line, a child in the resistence--children from every walk of life are examined in this history of World War II
Technology of war by Robin Cross( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Examines the technological developments of World War II, including radar, mass production, atomic and other weapons, computers, and more
Movie magic by Robin Cross( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Describes how movies are made, examining such areas as camera work, production design, location shooting, special effects, and animation
Aftermath of war by Robin Cross( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Examines the aftermath of World War II, including the results of the collapse of the German and Japanese governments, the rebuilding of damaged areas, the search for war criminals, and more
Cities at war by Robin Cross( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Originally published: East Sussex, England : Wayland Publishers, 1994. Examines seven of the most prominent cities of World War II
We'll meet again by Vera Lynn( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Skildring af hverdagslivet i Storbritannien under 2. verdenskrig, og af underholdningsindustrien, der var nød til at holde modet oppe hos den menige englænder
Unsung heroines : the women who won the war by Vera Lynn( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Modern military weapons by Robin Cross( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Examines today's modern weapons of land, air, and sea; with special emphasis on the high tech "smart" bombs and missiles
World War II in photographs by Robin Cross( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 libraries worldwide
"World War II was the single most destructive conflict in world history, fought from the icy seas of the North Atlantic to the deserts of North Africa and the jungles of the Far East. It was German bombers fly up the Thames to set London's docklands ablaze and US Marines endure the grimmest of battles to seize tiny specks in the Pacific Ocean from their fanatical Japanese defenders. This spectacular pictorial record of the years 1939 to 1945, and its accompanying text, cover all the principal theatres of war and many of its most significant themes: the roles of strategic bombing and propaganda, the part played by women in war effort, the characters of the warlords Hitler, Stalin, Churchhill and Roosevelt, and the unfold tragedy of the Holocaust."--Back of the book
The Battle of the Bulge, 1944 : Hitler's last hope by Robin Cross( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Roosevelt, and the Americans at war by Robin Cross( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Examines Franklin Roosevelt's military leadership and decisions that led to American victory in World War II and his worldwide popularity
VE day : victory in Europe 1945 by Robin Cross( Book )
10 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Warfare : a chronological history ( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Tells of war stories from the earliest civilization to the Gulf War
J.F.K. : a hidden life by Robin Cross( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 189 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Cross, Robin 1948-
Cross, Robin Wilkinson
English (153)
German (5)
Swedish (4)
Dutch (4)
Hungarian (4)
Czech (4)
Italian (3)
Spanish (3)
Polish (2)
Finnish (1)
Danish (1)
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