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The Resource 1944 : FDR and the year that changed history, Jay Winik

1944 : FDR and the year that changed history, Jay Winik

Label
1944 : FDR and the year that changed history
Title
1944
Title remainder
FDR and the year that changed history
Statement of responsibility
Jay Winik
Title variation
  • FDR and the year that changed history
  • Nineteen forty-four
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jay Winik brings to life in gripping detail the year 1944, which determined the outcome of World War II and put more pressure than any other on an ailing yet determined President Roosevelt. It was not inevitable that World War II would end as it did, or that it would even end well. 1944 was a year that could have stymied the Allies and cemented Hitler's waning power. Instead, it saved those democracies--but with a fateful cost
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winik, Jay
Dewey number
940.53/73
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
D769
LC item number
.W57 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Political leadership
  • United States
Label
1944 : FDR and the year that changed history, Jay Winik
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prelude: The sphinx -- Part one. Spring 1944: everything all at once -- Tehran -- "I want to sleep and sleep twelve hours a day" -- Escape, part 1 -- Escape, part 2 -- "This is the year 1944" -- "Could we be granted victory this year, 1944?" -- Part two. The road to 1944 -- Beginnings -- Mills of the gods -- Giant cemeteries -- Riegner -- 1943 -- "The acquiescence of this government in the murder of the Jews" -- Part three. The fateful decision -- Trapped between knowing and not knowing -- The wind and the silence -- Part four. 1945 -- Reckoning
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 639 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439114087
Lccn
2015013912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
photographs, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn907811060
Label
1944 : FDR and the year that changed history, Jay Winik
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prelude: The sphinx -- Part one. Spring 1944: everything all at once -- Tehran -- "I want to sleep and sleep twelve hours a day" -- Escape, part 1 -- Escape, part 2 -- "This is the year 1944" -- "Could we be granted victory this year, 1944?" -- Part two. The road to 1944 -- Beginnings -- Mills of the gods -- Giant cemeteries -- Riegner -- 1943 -- "The acquiescence of this government in the murder of the Jews" -- Part three. The fateful decision -- Trapped between knowing and not knowing -- The wind and the silence -- Part four. 1945 -- Reckoning
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 639 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439114087
Lccn
2015013912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
photographs, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn907811060

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