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Lone and level sands.

Author: C V Whitney
Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Young [1951]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Whitney, C.V. (Cornelius Vanderbilt), 1899-1992.
Lone and level sands.
New York, Farrar, Straus and Young [1951]
(OCoLC)643691325
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C V Whitney
OCLC Number: 1156393
Notes: Autobiographical.
Description: 314 pages illustrations, portraits, maps 22 cm
Contents: I become a soldier again --
An estimate of the situation --
Field trip to the frontier --
A dark episode --
The enemy at the gates --
Lull before the storm --
The Americans at Alamein --
Attack --
The front line --
We break up the Stukas --
The breakthrough --
I go on a bombing mission --
Forward march --
I meet General "Monte" [i.e., Montgomery] --
A few days respite --
The Halfaya Pass --
On to Tobruk --
Martuba --
A narrow escape --
Some reflections and a poker game --
Dust and despair --
Troubles of a lieutenant colonel --
The tension mounts --
Situation all clear --
Behind the beyond --
Headquarters Washington --
To Iwo Jima --
Bronze arrowhead --
The flag is raised --
An historic meeting.

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