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The Resource The battles of Monte Cassino : the campaign and its controversies, Glyn Harper and John Tonkin-Covell ; [foreword by Rhys Jones]

The battles of Monte Cassino : the campaign and its controversies, Glyn Harper and John Tonkin-Covell ; [foreword by Rhys Jones]

Label
The battles of Monte Cassino : the campaign and its controversies
Title
The battles of Monte Cassino
Title remainder
the campaign and its controversies
Statement of responsibility
Glyn Harper and John Tonkin-Covell ; [foreword by Rhys Jones]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Allied forces' actions in and around Monte Cassino in Italy remain some of the most controversial of the Second World War. Adolf Hitler described them as the battles that came closest to the bitter struggles on the Western Front. The name Cassino has become a touchstone for New Zealanders as a result of the crucial role played there by Kiwi forces, and the controversy surrounding the battles refuses to die down. This reappraisal of the battles brings new information about the events at Cassino to light. The Battles of Monte Cassino is not another campaign narrative but a fresh look at some of the key aspects of the battles -- the controversial bombing of the Benedictine monastery, the effectiveness of the commanders involved on both sides, the consequences of the Anzio beachhead, the performance of the Germans -- and why four agonising battles were needed to defeat the Germans at Cassino"--Page 4 of cover
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
940.54215622
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • D763.I8
  • D763.I82
LC item number
C2643 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
general
Label
The battles of Monte Cassino : the campaign and its controversies, Glyn Harper and John Tonkin-Covell ; [foreword by Rhys Jones]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 290 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9781741148794
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)851572610
  • 692259
  • (OCoLC)ocn851572610
  • 692259
Label
The battles of Monte Cassino : the campaign and its controversies, Glyn Harper and John Tonkin-Covell ; [foreword by Rhys Jones]
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 290 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9781741148794
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)851572610
  • 692259
  • (OCoLC)ocn851572610
  • 692259

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