The Resource Defeat in the west, Milton Shulman, (electronic resource)

Defeat in the west, Milton Shulman, (electronic resource)

Label
Defeat in the west
Title
Defeat in the west
Statement of responsibility
Milton Shulman
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the collapse of the German armies in the west and a study of the history of World War II, as told from the German point of view. In 1945, the once mighty Wehrmacht was reduced to a pathetic shadow of its former self as the thousand-year Reich lay in ruins. The war in the West had been lost and its protagonists scattered in prisoner of war camps across Europe. Author Milton Shulman joined the Canadian Army HQ three months before D-Day as a major and was promoted to intelligence officer by war's end. As part of his duties, he made close personal contact with the German Army throughout intelligence operations in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. While still in uniform, he also interviewed many of the captured German generals in the following months and years, including Gerd von Rundstedt, 'Sepp' Dietrich and Kurt Meyer-26 in all. From them, Major Shulman learnt why it was that such a superbly armed body of fighting men suffered such a calamitous defeat. This absorbing book is the result of those interviews. First published in 1947, it was the first account to reveal the truth of what happened in the war: how Hitler and his General Staff planned their campaigns, how the discipline and ignorance of the German military machine served Hitler well and Germany badly-and why victory finally slipped from their hands
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1913-2004
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Shulman, Milton
Dewey number
940.54/0943
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Cassell military paperbacks
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
  • Germany
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
Defeat in the west, Milton Shulman, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781789121766
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12110734
Publisher number
MWT12110734
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Defeat in the west, Milton Shulman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781789121766
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12110734
Publisher number
MWT12110734
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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