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Collier, Richard 1924-1996

Works: 135 works in 796 publications in 13 languages and 17,014 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Military history  Pictorial works  Personal narratives‡vGerman  Personal narratives‡vBritish 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: D766.82, 940.5423
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Most widely held works about Richard Collier
Most widely held works by Richard Collier
The war in the desert by Richard Collier( Book )

45 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 2,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the military leaders, campaigns, battles, tactics and strategy of the African theater of war during World War II
Duce! A biography of Benito Mussolini by Richard Collier( Book )

13 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the rise and fall of Mussolini from 1922 to 1945 based on interviews with 454 persons and extensive research
Eagle Day; the Battle of Britain, August 6-September 15, 1940 by Richard Collier( Book )

62 editions published between 1966 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full account of the German campaign to destroy the Royal Air Force prior to an invasion of England, and the heroics that thwarted German victory, based on 400 eyewitness accounts
The great Indian Mutiny; a dramatic account of the Sepoy Rebellion by Richard Collier( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Makes use of letters, diaries, and memoirs
The general next to God; the story of William Booth and the Salvation Army by Richard Collier( Book )

28 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of William Booth, who began the Army's work in 1865 in the London slums and of the non-sectarian, non-political organization which today spreads the Gospel throughout the world and helps people in day nurseries, neighborhood centers, marriage guidance clinics, and wherever necessary
The road to Pearl Harbor--1941 by Richard Collier( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative history based on the experiences and memories of hundreds of participants in the dramatic events of 1941
The sands of Dunkirk by Richard Collier( Book )

58 editions published between 1961 and 2022 in 8 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of one of the great evacuations in military history
Bridge across the sky : the Berlin blockade and airlift, 1948-1949 by Richard Collier( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and German and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Berlin blockade (24 June 1948? 12 May 1949) was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. During the multinational occupation of post?World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies' railway, road, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin under Allied control. Their aim was to force the western powers to allow the Soviet zone to start supplying Berlin with food and fuel, thereby giving the Soviets practical control over the entire city. In response, the Western Allies organized the Berlin airlift to carry supplies to the people in West Berlin.[1][2] Aircrews from the United States Air Force, the British Royal Air Force, the Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal New Zealand Air Force, and South African Air Force :338 flew over 200,000 flights in one year, providing up to 4700 tons of daily necessities such as fuel and food to the Berliners. By the spring of 1949, the effort was clearly succeeding and, by April, the airlift was delivering more cargo than had previously been transported into the city by rail. The success of the Berlin Airlift brought embarrassment to the Soviets who had refused to believe it could make a difference. The blockade was lifted in May 1949 and resulted in the creation of two separate German states.[4] The Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) and the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) split up Berlin. In remembrance of the airlift, three airports in the former western zones of the city served as the primary gateways to Germany for another fifty years."--Wikipedia
The plague of the Spanish lady : the influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 by Richard Collier( Book )

19 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in English and German and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on years of intensive research, The Plague of the Spanish Lady vividly recounts those seventeen apocalyptic weeks (October 19, 1918, through the final week of February, 1919) in which the Spanish Flu destroyed twenty million lives and affected perhaps a hundred times that number."--Inside jacket
The city that would not die; the bombing of London, May 10-11, 1941 by Richard Collier( Book )

36 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and French and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blended from the accounts of 596 eyewitnesses by a veteran reporter
The freedom road, 1944-1945 by Richard Collier( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and German and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The river that God forgot; the story of the Amazon rubber boom by Richard Collier( Book )

14 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten thousand eyes by Richard Collier( Book )

45 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the French resistance network that played a vital role in helping locate and map the German fortifications along the Norman invasion coast, 1941-1944
Fighting words : the war correspondents of World War Two by Richard Collier( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giving a taste of the foreign journalist's life during World War II, a war correspondent divulges firsthand accounts of stories that were originally deemed likely to cause "alarm and despondency" and therefore never came to press until now
1940, the avalanche by Richard Collier( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The tumultuous events of 1940 shattered the old world order... Richard Collier has given us a detailed account of this pivotal year. The stage extends from the North Cape to the shores of the Mediterranean, from Washington to Berlin, from China and Japan to the scene of that grim 'little war,' the arctic silence of Finland"--from jacket flap
Make-believe : the magic of international theatre by Richard Collier( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D-Day, June 6, 1944 : the Normandy landings by Richard Collier( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the events of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of German-occupied France from the beaches of Normandy, which took place on June 6, 1944
Their finest hour : the Battle of Britain remembered by Philip Kaplan( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duce! the rise and fall of Benito Mussolini by Richard Collier( Book )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1940 : the world in flames by Richard Collier( Book )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2022 in 6 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this brilliant reconstruction of that momentous year, courage is the highlight: courage in victory as in the Battle of Britain, in defeat as at Dunkirk and in the streets as flames raged round St. Paul's Cathedral in Christmas week. Hitler's mounting triumphs provide the sombre background, the darkness lifting only faintly towards the end of the year when the United States, still far from direct participation, recognizes its role as the great arsenal of democracy."--Inside jacket flap
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The war in the desert
Eagle Day; the Battle of Britain, August 6-September 15, 1940Ten thousand eyesD-Day, June 6, 1944 : the Normandy landingsDuce! the rise and fall of Benito Mussolini
Alternative Names
Collier, Richard, 1924-

Collier, Richard Hugheson.

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Колье, Ричард 1924-

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