The longest battle
Read Online

The longest battle the war atsea, 1939-45 by Richard Alexander Hough

  • 111 Want to read
  • ·
  • 54 Currently reading

Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRichard Hough.
LC ClassificationsD770
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,371p.,(24)p. of plates :
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22527767M
ISBN 10029778983X

Download The longest battle


The Longest Battle book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the early afternoon of Septem , an American patrol /5. The Longest Battle book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For those who served on shipboard during World War II, danger lur 4/5.   A gripping true life saga and one that belongs in every World War II Military History collection, The Longest Winter: The Battle Of The Bulge And The Epic Story Of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon is an impressively written military history by author Alex Kershaw, and published on the 60th anniversary of that famous and infamous battle.5/5(5). "Verdun: The Longest Battle Of The Great War (Book Review)" by Paul Jankowski Nathaniel L. Moir This Book Review is brought to you for free and open access by Scholars Commons @ Laurier. It has been accepted for inclusion in Canadian Military History by an authorized administrator of Scholars Commons @ Laurier.

  The Hardcover of the The Longest Afternoon: The Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo by Brendan Simms at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on 2/5(2).   The Longest Battle: September To February , From Aachen To The Roer And Across by Harry Yeide (a Washington D.C. based international affairs analyst with the American government) is the day by day story of the American and Allied push against the Germans in the European Theatre that began on Septem with an American patrol entering Nazi Germany 5/5(2).   While Verdun was certainly the longest battle of the war, it was far from the bloodiest with French losses in , , and even in having higher fatalities than the Battle of Verdun did. These are issues from the French point of view that Jankowski will need to explain in the course of the book to answer the question on whether or.   The Longest Battle. By Alistair Horne. Feb. 17, ; This is largely because of the character of the battle itself, the longest in any war to date. Its sinister fame also as history's most.

  Jankowski's book offers a model history of warfare." —Philip Jenkins, Books & Culture "Paul Jankowski's Verdun is a great book, truly a masterwork of modern literature. On a much studied event (25 percent of all the many French books on World War I have been about the battle of Verdun), he has given us a work of rare originality and : Oxford University Press. The official website of Nicholas Sparks, American novelist, screenwriter and producer. He has seventeen published novels as of September plus one non-fiction. Eight have been adapted to films, including: Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember, The Notebook, Nights in Rodanthe, Dear John, The Last Song, The Lucky One, Safe Haven, and most recently The Longest Ride. The following list ranks wars and times of war by their duration, including both historical and ongoing wars. ^ Various start dates have been offered for when the civil war in Somalia began. The Central Bank of Somalia, the United Nations, the US Office of the Secretary of Defense, and Necrometrics all assert that the conflict started in The Battle of Verdun (French: Bataille de Verdun [bataj də vɛʁdœ̃]; German: Schlacht um Verdun [ʃlaxt ʔʊm ˈvɛɐ̯dœ̃]), was fought from 21 February to 18 December on the Western Front in France. The battle was the longest of the First World War and took place on the hills north of German 5th Army attacked the defences of the Fortified Region of Verdun (RFV Location: Région Fortifiée de Verdun (RFV) Verdun .