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The Resource The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945, by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns

The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945, by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns

Label
The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945
Title
The war
Title remainder
an intimate history, 1941-1945
Statement of responsibility
by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As companion to his PBS series airing in September 2007, "The War" focuses on the citizens of four towns--Luverne, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama, following more than forty people from 1941 to 1945. Maps and hundreds of photographs enrich this compelling, unflinching narrative
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Summary
Chronicles the American experience of World War II, both on the battlefields and on the home front, as chronicled in the voices and experiences of ordinary men and women from four towns across the country, from 1941 to 1945
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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189364
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.53/73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
D769
LC item number
.W345 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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an intimate history, 1941-1945
Label
The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945, by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip079/2007003640.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a Ken Burns film directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
  • Lining papers decorated with photographs depicting the men and women who were citizens of the four towns featured in "The War."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 436-440) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A necessary war, December 1941-December 1942 -- When things get tough, January - November 1943 -- A deadly calling, November 1943-June 1944 -- Pride of our nation, June-August 1944 -- Fubar, August-December 1944 -- A world without war, March-August 1945
Control code
13981565
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 451 pages
Isbn
9780307262837
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007003640
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color),, fascims., color maps, portraits
System control number
  • (InCu)B513E4345A5E4ED8AEADFC44B284745D
  • (OCoLC)ocm80461210
  • (OCoLC)80461210
Label
The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945, by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip079/2007003640.html
Publication
Note
  • Based on a Ken Burns film directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
  • Lining papers decorated with photographs depicting the men and women who were citizens of the four towns featured in "The War."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 436-440) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A necessary war, December 1941-December 1942 -- When things get tough, January - November 1943 -- A deadly calling, November 1943-June 1944 -- Pride of our nation, June-August 1944 -- Fubar, August-December 1944 -- A world without war, March-August 1945
Control code
13981565
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 451 pages
Isbn
9780307262837
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007003640
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color),, fascims., color maps, portraits
System control number
  • (InCu)B513E4345A5E4ED8AEADFC44B284745D
  • (OCoLC)ocm80461210
  • (OCoLC)80461210

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