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With wings like eagles : a history of the Battle of Britain, Michael Korda

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With wings like eagles : a history of the Battle of Britain
Title
With wings like eagles
Title remainder
a history of the Battle of Britain
Statement of responsibility
Michael Korda
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Michael Korda traces the entire complex web of political, diplomatic, scientific, industrial, and human decisions during the 1930s that led to the world's first, greatest, and most decisive air battle
Summary
An in-depth history of the Battle of Britain draws on the firsthand perspectives of pilots, ground crews, and commanders on both sides, and places the campaign against a backdrop of the political forces that shaped it
Tone
Writing style
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286437
Cataloging source
DLC
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1933-
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Korda, Michael
Dewey number
940.54/211
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D756.5.B7
LC item number
K67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Great Britain
  • Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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a history of the Battle of Britain
Label
With wings like eagles : a history of the Battle of Britain, Michael Korda
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-310) and index
Contents
"The bomber will always get through" -- "To England, all eyes were turned. All that has gone now. Nothing has been done in 'the years that the locust hath eaten.'" -- "I can't understand why Chicago gangsters can have bulletproof glass in their cars, and I can't get it in my Spitfires!" -- "The other side of the hill" -- The first act : Dunkirk and the Dowding letter -- Round One : "Der Kanalkampf" -- Round Two : Sparring -- Adlerangriff, August 1940 -- The hardest days : August 16 through September 15 -- The turning point
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
322 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061125355
Lccn
2008009293
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
System control number
  • ocn212893654
  • (OCoLC)212893654
Label
With wings like eagles : a history of the Battle of Britain, Michael Korda
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-310) and index
Contents
"The bomber will always get through" -- "To England, all eyes were turned. All that has gone now. Nothing has been done in 'the years that the locust hath eaten.'" -- "I can't understand why Chicago gangsters can have bulletproof glass in their cars, and I can't get it in my Spitfires!" -- "The other side of the hill" -- The first act : Dunkirk and the Dowding letter -- Round One : "Der Kanalkampf" -- Round Two : Sparring -- Adlerangriff, August 1940 -- The hardest days : August 16 through September 15 -- The turning point
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
322 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061125355
Lccn
2008009293
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
System control number
  • ocn212893654
  • (OCoLC)212893654

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