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The Resource Battling the elements : weather and terrain in the conduct of war, Harold A. Winters ... [et al.]

Battling the elements : weather and terrain in the conduct of war, Harold A. Winters ... [et al.]

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Battling the elements : weather and terrain in the conduct of war
Title
Battling the elements
Title remainder
weather and terrain in the conduct of war
Statement of responsibility
Harold A. Winters ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Throughout history, from Hannibal's crossing of the Alps to Rommel's desert warfare, military operations have succeeded or failed on the ability of commanders to incorporate environmental conditions into their tactics. In Battling the Elements, geographer Harold A. Winters and former U.S. Army officers Gerald E. Galloway Jr., William J. Reynolds, and David W. Rhyne examine the connections between major battles in world history and their geographic components, revealing what role factors such as weather, climate, terrain, soil, and vegetation have played in combat
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355.47
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
UA990
LC item number
.B35 1998
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Winters, Harold A
  • Center for American Places
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  • Military geography
  • Military geography
Label
Battling the elements : weather and terrain in the conduct of war, Harold A. Winters ... [et al.]
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Publication
Note
"Published in cooperation with the Center for American Places, Harrisonburg, Virginia"--P. facing t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-306) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
War and geography : introduction -- Storms, fair weather, and chance : Kamikazes, Dunkirk, and Normandy -- Too much and too wet : the Civil War mud march and Flanders' Fields -- Clouds and fog : the Bulge and Khe Sanh -- Invading another climate as seasons change : Napoleon and Hitler in Russia -- Forests and jungles : the Wilderness and the Ia Drang Valley -- Terrains and corridors : the American Civil War's eastern theater and World War I Verdun -- Troubled waters : River crossings at Arnhem and Remagen -- Glaciers shape the land : Alpine fighting and the road to Moscow -- Peninsulas and sea coasts : Anzio and Inchon -- Island battles : Tarawa and Iwo Jima -- Hot, wet, and sick : New Guinea and Dien Bien Phu -- Heat, rock, and sand : the Western Desert and the Sinai -- Conclusion
Control code
08b126718362
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ix, 317 p
Isbn
9780801866487
Lccn
98005983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Battling the elements : weather and terrain in the conduct of war, Harold A. Winters ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
"Published in cooperation with the Center for American Places, Harrisonburg, Virginia"--P. facing t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-306) 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
War and geography : introduction -- Storms, fair weather, and chance : Kamikazes, Dunkirk, and Normandy -- Too much and too wet : the Civil War mud march and Flanders' Fields -- Clouds and fog : the Bulge and Khe Sanh -- Invading another climate as seasons change : Napoleon and Hitler in Russia -- Forests and jungles : the Wilderness and the Ia Drang Valley -- Terrains and corridors : the American Civil War's eastern theater and World War I Verdun -- Troubled waters : River crossings at Arnhem and Remagen -- Glaciers shape the land : Alpine fighting and the road to Moscow -- Peninsulas and sea coasts : Anzio and Inchon -- Island battles : Tarawa and Iwo Jima -- Hot, wet, and sick : New Guinea and Dien Bien Phu -- Heat, rock, and sand : the Western Desert and the Sinai -- Conclusion
Control code
08b126718362
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ix, 317 p
Isbn
9780801866487
Lccn
98005983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps

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