The Resource The grey goose of Arnhem, Leo Heaps, (electronic resource)

The grey goose of Arnhem, Leo Heaps, (electronic resource)

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The grey goose of Arnhem
Title
The grey goose of Arnhem
Statement of responsibility
Leo Heaps
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of heroism and courage in one of the Allies' biggest military catastrophes of the Second World War. Ideal for fans of James Holland, Anthony Beevor and Cornelius Ryan. Ten thousand Allied troops landed in the Netherlands in September 1944. This was the largest airborne invasion ever undertaken and it ended in utter disaster. Eight thousand men were killed, wounded, or captured during the Battle of Arnhem. Yet, what of those who escaped? And how did they manage it when surrounded by German troops? Leo Heaps's remarkable book The Grey Goose of Arnhem charts the activities of two hundred and fifty men who, with the aid of Dutch Resistance, made it back across the Rhine to Allied lines. As a member of the First Airborne, Heaps draws from his own experiences as a soldier who fought, evaded capture, and then returned to work with the Dutch Resistance, for which he was awarded the Military Cross, as well as using material from private diaries, letters, and interviews with about forty paratroopers and Dutch Resistance leaders to record a thorough account of the most amazing mass escape of World War Two
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1923-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heaps, Leo
Dewey number
940.54/81/71
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Chris MacDonnell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Macdonnell, Chris
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heaps, Leo
  • Heaps, Leo
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Escapes
  • Arnhem, Netherlands, Battle of, 1944
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The grey goose of Arnhem, Leo Heaps, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 39 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781705280973
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13638393
Publisher number
MWT13638393
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The grey goose of Arnhem, Leo Heaps, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 39 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781705280973
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13638393
Publisher number
MWT13638393
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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