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The papers of Dwight David Eisenhower : the war years

Author: Dwight D Eisenhower; Alfred Dupont Chandler
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Press, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taken as a whole, the Eisenhower papers from 1957-61 provide firm documentary evidence of the manner in which Eisenhower dealt with the complex internal and external problems faced by all of our  Read more...

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower; the war years.
Baltimore, Hopkins P., 1970
(OCoLC)762580433
Named Person: Dwight D Eisenhower; Dwight D Eisenhower
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dwight D Eisenhower; Alfred Dupont Chandler
ISBN: 0801810787 9780801810787 0801827205 9780801827204 0801847524 9780801847523 0801866847 9780801866845 0801867185 9780801867187
OCLC Number: 15637013
Description: 5 volumes : facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Vol. 1 --
Part 1: The Operations Division; December 1941 to June 1942 --
1. "All we need is ships!" --
2. Bolero --
Part 2: From London to Gibraltar; June 1942 to November 1942 --
3. From sledgehammer to torch --
4. Defining torch --
5. Full blast for torch --
Vol. 2 --
Part 3: Lighting the Torch; November 1942 to December 1942 --
6. The landings and darlan --
7. The race for tunis --
Part 4: The Tunisian Campaign; December 1942 to June 1943 --
8. The long wet winter --
9. Planning husky: "as always, we have to think in terms of ships." --
Part 5: Husky and "the local political mess"; June 1943 to July 1943 --
10. "A period of tenseness" --
11. Sicily and beyond-"nibbling and jabbing" --
Part 6: Italy; July 1943 to December 1943 --
12. The fall of mussolini and the surrender negotiations --
Vol. 3 --
13. Avalanche --
14. Italy: "the governing factor, of course, is landing craft." --
Part 7: Planning Overlord; December 1943 to June 1944 --
15. Appointment to overlord --
16. "Every obstacle must be overcome, ... every risk run." --
17. Anvil and the transportation plan --
18. Final preparations --
Part 8: Overlord; June 1944 to August 1944 --
19. Invasion: the sixth of june --
20. Stalemate --
Vol. 4 --
21. Breakout --
22. Single thrust versus broad front --
Part 9: The German Recovery; September 1944 to January 1945 --
23. Opening antwerp --
24. "Hammering ... constantly and seriously" --
25. The battle of the bulge --
Part 10: Victory; January 1945 to May 1945 --
26. Plans and preparations --
27. Should it be berlin? --
28. "The mission of this allied force was fulfilled" --
Vol. 5 --
Supplementary Materials
Responsibility: Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., editor ; Stephen E. Ambrose, associate editor [and others].

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