The Resource A bridge too far : The Classic History of the Greatest Battle of World War II., Cornelius Ryan, (downloadable audiobook)

A bridge too far : The Classic History of the Greatest Battle of World War II., Cornelius Ryan, (downloadable audiobook)

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A bridge too far : The Classic History of the Greatest Battle of World War II.
Title
A bridge too far
Title remainder
The Classic History of the Greatest Battle of World War II.
Statement of responsibility
Cornelius Ryan
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Language
eng
Summary
The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War IIA Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshaled the greatest armada of troop-carrying aircraft ever assembled and cost the Allies nearly twice as many casualties as D-day.In this compelling work of history, Ryan narrates the Allied effort to end the war in Europe in 1944 by dropping the combined airborne forces of the American and British armies behind German lines to capture the crucial bridge across the Rhine at Arnhem. Focusing on a vast cast of characters—from Dutch civilians to British and American strategists to common soldiers and commanders—Ryan brings to life one of the most daring and ill-fated operations of the war. A Bridge Too Far superbly recreates the terror, suspense, heroism, and tragedy of this epic operation, which ended in bitter defeat for the Allies
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Ryan, Cornelius
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Narrator: Clive Chafer
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  • Chafer, Clive
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  • Nonfiction
  • History
  • Military
Target audience
adult
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A bridge too far : The Classic History of the Greatest Battle of World War II., Cornelius Ryan, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=722580
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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E3DED4C7-F85B-471F-A152-60DA8F54BA31
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9781483076836
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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  • s
  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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unknown
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E3DED4C7-F85B-471F-A152-60DA8F54BA31
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
A bridge too far : The Classic History of the Greatest Battle of World War II., Cornelius Ryan, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=722580
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
E3DED4C7-F85B-471F-A152-60DA8F54BA31
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483076836
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
E3DED4C7-F85B-471F-A152-60DA8F54BA31
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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