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The Resource Battle diary : from D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and VE, Charles Cromwell Martin with Roy Whitsed

Battle diary : from D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and VE, Charles Cromwell Martin with Roy Whitsed

Label
Battle diary : from D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and VE
Title
Battle diary
Title remainder
from D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and VE
Statement of responsibility
Charles Cromwell Martin with Roy Whitsed
Creator
Qh341IicWHM
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fast-paced account by a soldier who was twice decorated. Charlie Martin, company sergeant-major in the Queen's Own, was with his beloved A Company in all of the significant Normandy actions
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CaOTU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1918-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Charles Cromwell
Dewey number
940.54/8171
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
D811
LC item number
.M34545 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Whitsed, Roy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Martin, Charles Cromwell
  • Canada
  • Martin, Charles Cromwell
  • Canada
  • Martin, Charles Cromwell
  • Canada
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Martin, Charles C
  • Kanada
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Guerre, 1939-1945 (Mondiale, 2e)
  • Guerre, 1939-1945 (Mondiale, 2e)
  • Canada
  • Erlebnisbericht
  • Normandie
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Battle diary : from D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and VE, Charles Cromwell Martin with Roy Whitsed
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover13; -- Contents -- List of Maps -- Foreword -- Preface -- Prologue: A Profile of Charlie Martin and the Times That Were -- D-Day: Bernières-sur-Mer -- Le Mesnil-Patry: A Price to Pay -- Bray and Bretteville-l'Orgueilleuse: Reinforcements Arrive -- Patrols: The Silent Stalkers of A Company -- Battle for Carpiquet Airport: Five Days of Bombardment -- In-ground Living: Foxholes and Slit Trenches -- Gaimanche: Hot Water and Clean Underwear -- Battles of Colombelles and Giberville: An Objective Too Far -- Grentheville, Bourguébus Ridge and Fontaine Henry: Beaches 8211; This Time Friendly -- Quesnay Wood on the Road to Falaise: Hedgerow -- Robert-Mesnil and Maizières on the Falaise Road -- Maizières: Scenes of Total War -- After Normandy: The Changes Sink In -- The Pursuit across France -- Boulogne: The First Port -- Calais: Bombs Dug In and Wired -- The Scheldt Estuary, Bresken's Pocket and the Battle of Oostburg -- The Last Pillbox at Bresken: And Joe Meagher's Wound -- Support: Mortars, Carriers and Anti-tanks -- The Nijmegen Bridgehead: Taking Over from the 82nd Airborne -- The Day Bert Shepherd Kept Quiet -- The Waal Flats at Nijmegen: A Minefield in the Dark -- In the Rhineland: Teacups and Rum -- The Calcar-Udem Road: Mooshof and Steeg, the Rhineland's Toughest Fighting -- Hochwald-Balberger Wald Road -- Rest Periods: Another Version -- Crossing the Rhine -- The Bridge at Rha and Its Buildings: First War Mud -- The Village of Sneek: The Last Battle -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Appendices -- A: Letters -- B: The Big Two Bugle Newsletter of the Queen's Own -- C: Signed Recommendations for DCM and MM Awarded to Charles Cromwell Martin with Letters of Congratulation -- D: Honours Awarded to Members of A Company, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada -- E: Members of A Company, The Queen's Own Rifles, as of June 38211;6, 1944 -- F: Nominal Role of A Company, The Queen's Own Rifles, after Reinforcement and before the Battle of the Scheldt
Control code
ocm30360669
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 191 pages
Isbn
9781550022148
Lccn
94197246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Battle diary : from D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and VE, Charles Cromwell Martin with Roy Whitsed
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover13; -- Contents -- List of Maps -- Foreword -- Preface -- Prologue: A Profile of Charlie Martin and the Times That Were -- D-Day: Bernières-sur-Mer -- Le Mesnil-Patry: A Price to Pay -- Bray and Bretteville-l'Orgueilleuse: Reinforcements Arrive -- Patrols: The Silent Stalkers of A Company -- Battle for Carpiquet Airport: Five Days of Bombardment -- In-ground Living: Foxholes and Slit Trenches -- Gaimanche: Hot Water and Clean Underwear -- Battles of Colombelles and Giberville: An Objective Too Far -- Grentheville, Bourguébus Ridge and Fontaine Henry: Beaches 8211; This Time Friendly -- Quesnay Wood on the Road to Falaise: Hedgerow -- Robert-Mesnil and Maizières on the Falaise Road -- Maizières: Scenes of Total War -- After Normandy: The Changes Sink In -- The Pursuit across France -- Boulogne: The First Port -- Calais: Bombs Dug In and Wired -- The Scheldt Estuary, Bresken's Pocket and the Battle of Oostburg -- The Last Pillbox at Bresken: And Joe Meagher's Wound -- Support: Mortars, Carriers and Anti-tanks -- The Nijmegen Bridgehead: Taking Over from the 82nd Airborne -- The Day Bert Shepherd Kept Quiet -- The Waal Flats at Nijmegen: A Minefield in the Dark -- In the Rhineland: Teacups and Rum -- The Calcar-Udem Road: Mooshof and Steeg, the Rhineland's Toughest Fighting -- Hochwald-Balberger Wald Road -- Rest Periods: Another Version -- Crossing the Rhine -- The Bridge at Rha and Its Buildings: First War Mud -- The Village of Sneek: The Last Battle -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Appendices -- A: Letters -- B: The Big Two Bugle Newsletter of the Queen's Own -- C: Signed Recommendations for DCM and MM Awarded to Charles Cromwell Martin with Letters of Congratulation -- D: Honours Awarded to Members of A Company, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada -- E: Members of A Company, The Queen's Own Rifles, as of June 38211;6, 1944 -- F: Nominal Role of A Company, The Queen's Own Rifles, after Reinforcement and before the Battle of the Scheldt
Control code
ocm30360669
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 191 pages
Isbn
9781550022148
Lccn
94197246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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