The Resource A bridge too far : [the classic history of the greatest battle of World War II], Cornelius Ryan, (electronic resource)

A bridge too far : [the classic history of the greatest battle of World War II], Cornelius Ryan, (electronic resource)

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A bridge too far : [the classic history of the greatest battle of World War II]
Title
A bridge too far
Title remainder
[the classic history of the greatest battle of World War II]
Statement of responsibility
Cornelius Ryan
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eng
Summary
A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshaled the greatest armada of troop-carrying aircraft ever assembled and cost the Allies nearly twice as many casualties as D-day. In this compelling work of history, Ryan narrates the Allied effort to end the war in Europe in 1944 by dropping the combined airborne forces of the American and British armies behind German lines to capture the crucial bridge across the Rhine at Arnhem. Focusing on a vast cast of characters--from Dutch civilians to British and American strategists to common soldiers and commanders--Ryan brings to life one of the most daring and ill-fated operations of the war. A Bridge Too Far superbly recreates the terror, suspense, heroism, and tragedy of this epic operation, which ended in bitter defeat for the Allies
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TEFOD
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Ryan, Cornelius
Dewey number
940.54/219218
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LC call number
D763.N42
LC item number
A738 2012ab
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history
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Read by Clive Chafer
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Chafer, Clive
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  • Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • HISTORY / Military / World War II
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adult
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A bridge too far : [the classic history of the greatest battle of World War II], Cornelius Ryan, (electronic resource)
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  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 18:11:38
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online resource
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1 sound file (18 hr., 11 min., 38 sec.)
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online
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9781455157129
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(electronic audio bk.)
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computer
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sound
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  • other
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(OCoLC)811060547
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  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 261485 KB; MP3 file size: 511860 KB)
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Label
A bridge too far : [the classic history of the greatest battle of World War II], Cornelius Ryan, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 18:11:38
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 sound file (18 hr., 11 min., 38 sec.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455157129
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)811060547
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 261485 KB; MP3 file size: 511860 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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