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The Resource Tank commander : from the fall of France to the defeat of Germany : the memoirs of Bill Close, foreword by Christopher Dunphie

Tank commander : from the fall of France to the defeat of Germany : the memoirs of Bill Close, foreword by Christopher Dunphie

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Tank commander : from the fall of France to the defeat of Germany : the memoirs of Bill Close
Title
Tank commander
Title remainder
from the fall of France to the defeat of Germany : the memoirs of Bill Close
Statement of responsibility
foreword by Christopher Dunphie
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bill Close had a remarkable war. In campaign after campaign, from the defense of Calais in 1940 to the defeat of Germany in 1945, he served as a tank commander in the Royal Tank Regiment - and he survived. His tanks were hit eleven times by enemy shellfire and he bailed out. He was wounded three times. He finished the war as one of the most experienced and resourceful of British tank commanders, and in later life, he set down his wartime experiences in graphic detail. His book is not only an extraordinary memoir - it is also a compelling account of the exploits of the Royal Tank Regiment throu
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Close, Bill
Dewey number
950.541241092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
UA652.R6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Close, Bill
  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Great Britain
  • HISTORY
  • Tank warfare
Label
Tank commander : from the fall of France to the defeat of Germany : the memoirs of Bill Close, foreword by Christopher Dunphie
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Abbreviations; Introduction -- Paderborn: A Time for Reflection; Green Tabs; Chapter One -- 1933: A Call to Arms; Chapter Two -- Fordingbridge: A Time for Counting; Chapter Three -- Calais: A Token Stand; Chapter Four -- A Greek Interlude, Part I; Chapter Five -- A Greek Interlude, Part II; Chapter Six -- A Time for Reorganisation; Chapter Seven -- Operation Crusader; Chapter Eight -- Sidi Rezegh: What a Shambles!; Chapter Nine -- Back to the Delta; Chapter Ten -- The Gazala Battle
  • Chapter Eleven -- The Alamein Battle: Early ProblemsChapter Twelve -- Mareth: The Left Hook; Chapter Thirteen -- Enfidaville: The End of the Desert Campaign; Chapter Fourteen -- Homeward Bound; Chapter Fifteen -- Operation Epsom: The Battle for Hill 112; Chapter Sixteen -- Operation Goodwood, Part I; Chapter Seventeen -- Operation Goodwood, Part II; Chapter Eighteen -- Back to the Bocage: Operation Bluecoat; Chapter Nineteen -- A Continental Tour: Amiens; Chapter Twenty -- On to Antwerp; Chapter Twenty-One -- The Drive to the Baltic; Epilogue; A Wearing Of The Green
Control code
865091647
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unknown
Edition
New edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 164 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783465880
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
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1641ef57-ff39-4098-bd00-283ed60eabbb
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865091647
Label
Tank commander : from the fall of France to the defeat of Germany : the memoirs of Bill Close, foreword by Christopher Dunphie
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Abbreviations; Introduction -- Paderborn: A Time for Reflection; Green Tabs; Chapter One -- 1933: A Call to Arms; Chapter Two -- Fordingbridge: A Time for Counting; Chapter Three -- Calais: A Token Stand; Chapter Four -- A Greek Interlude, Part I; Chapter Five -- A Greek Interlude, Part II; Chapter Six -- A Time for Reorganisation; Chapter Seven -- Operation Crusader; Chapter Eight -- Sidi Rezegh: What a Shambles!; Chapter Nine -- Back to the Delta; Chapter Ten -- The Gazala Battle
  • Chapter Eleven -- The Alamein Battle: Early ProblemsChapter Twelve -- Mareth: The Left Hook; Chapter Thirteen -- Enfidaville: The End of the Desert Campaign; Chapter Fourteen -- Homeward Bound; Chapter Fifteen -- Operation Epsom: The Battle for Hill 112; Chapter Sixteen -- Operation Goodwood, Part I; Chapter Seventeen -- Operation Goodwood, Part II; Chapter Eighteen -- Back to the Bocage: Operation Bluecoat; Chapter Nineteen -- A Continental Tour: Amiens; Chapter Twenty -- On to Antwerp; Chapter Twenty-One -- The Drive to the Baltic; Epilogue; A Wearing Of The Green
Control code
865091647
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
New edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 164 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783465880
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1641ef57-ff39-4098-bd00-283ed60eabbb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865091647

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