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The Resource Beetle : the life of general Walter Bedell Smith, D.K.R. Crosswell

Beetle : the life of general Walter Bedell Smith, D.K.R. Crosswell

Label
Beetle : the life of general Walter Bedell Smith
Title
Beetle
Title remainder
the life of general Walter Bedell Smith
Statement of responsibility
D.K.R. Crosswell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first full biography of Smith, a fascinating American soldier and diplomat who began his career in 1911 as a private in the Indiana National Guard, and retired as a four-star general
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crosswell, D. K. R.
Dewey number
355.0092
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E745.S57
LC item number
C75 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American warriors
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smith, Walter Bedell
  • United States
  • Smith, Walter Bedell
  • United States
  • Generals
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States. Army
  • Military Science
  • History
  • HISTORY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Generals
  • Statesmen
  • United States
Label
Beetle : the life of general Walter Bedell Smith, D.K.R. Crosswell
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1045-1052) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Epilogue as prologue : soldier, diplomat, spymaster. Soldier turned diplomat ; Expecting the worse ; Dulles's number two ; The Geneva Conference ; "Ike's prat boy" -- Officership in the army of the "long generation," 1917-1939. Born to be a soldier ; The summons to war ; "They don't make 'em any better than Smith" ; "Expunge the bunk, complications, and ponderosities" ; The other class stars fell on ; "No one ever graduates" -- The towering figure : George C. Marshall. The chief's apprentice ; Forging the mold ; "Exceptionally qualified for service as Chief of Staff" -- The Mediterranean campaign. "Smith will save Ike" ; "We are on the threshold of a magnificent success" ; "Thank God you are in London" ; "We shall continue to flounder" ; "Allies are very difficult people to fight with" ; The many travails of an Allied Chief of Staff ; The road to Messina ; The Italian job ; "A feeling of restrained optimism" ; "We conduct our wars in a most curious way" -- France 1944. The Supreme Command ; "Enough to drive you mad" ; "It's go" ; Normandy deadlock ; What has the Supreme Command amounted to? ; End the War in '44 ; "The logistical bottleneck now dictates strategy" ; Après le déluge -- The victory campaign. One desperate blow ; Déjà vu all over again ; The German is a whipped enemy ; Mission fulfilled -- Appendixes. Marshall's reorganized War Department General Staff ; AFHQ command and staff structure ; SHAEF command and staff structure
Control code
ocn703156118
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 1070 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813126500
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hg5xc
  • 5106E674-9F58-4781-A88D-D8E3099ED189
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o703156118
  • (OCoLC)703156118
Label
Beetle : the life of general Walter Bedell Smith, D.K.R. Crosswell
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1045-1052) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Epilogue as prologue : soldier, diplomat, spymaster. Soldier turned diplomat ; Expecting the worse ; Dulles's number two ; The Geneva Conference ; "Ike's prat boy" -- Officership in the army of the "long generation," 1917-1939. Born to be a soldier ; The summons to war ; "They don't make 'em any better than Smith" ; "Expunge the bunk, complications, and ponderosities" ; The other class stars fell on ; "No one ever graduates" -- The towering figure : George C. Marshall. The chief's apprentice ; Forging the mold ; "Exceptionally qualified for service as Chief of Staff" -- The Mediterranean campaign. "Smith will save Ike" ; "We are on the threshold of a magnificent success" ; "Thank God you are in London" ; "We shall continue to flounder" ; "Allies are very difficult people to fight with" ; The many travails of an Allied Chief of Staff ; The road to Messina ; The Italian job ; "A feeling of restrained optimism" ; "We conduct our wars in a most curious way" -- France 1944. The Supreme Command ; "Enough to drive you mad" ; "It's go" ; Normandy deadlock ; What has the Supreme Command amounted to? ; End the War in '44 ; "The logistical bottleneck now dictates strategy" ; Après le déluge -- The victory campaign. One desperate blow ; Déjà vu all over again ; The German is a whipped enemy ; Mission fulfilled -- Appendixes. Marshall's reorganized War Department General Staff ; AFHQ command and staff structure ; SHAEF command and staff structure
Control code
ocn703156118
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 1070 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813126500
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hg5xc
  • 5106E674-9F58-4781-A88D-D8E3099ED189
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o703156118
  • (OCoLC)703156118

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