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Book:Battling the elements : weather and terrain in the conduct of war / Harold A. Winters ... [et al.].:1998. Book Battling the elements : weather and terrain in the conduct of war / Harold A. Winters ... [et al.].
Battling the elements : weather and terrain in the conduct of war / Harold A. Winters ... [et al.].
Associated Name: Winters, Harold A.
Associated Name: Center for American Places.
Publication year: 1998.
Language: English
Call Number UA990 .B38 1998
Media class: Book
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 080185850X
Notes:
"Published in cooperation with the Center for American Places, Harrisonburg, Virginia"--P. facing t.p.
Extent: ix, 317 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
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Description:
War and geography : introduction -- Storms, fair weather, and chance : Kamikazes, Dunkirk, and Normandy -- Too much and too wet : the Civil War mud march and Flanders' Fields -- Clouds and fog : the Bulge and Khe Sanh -- Invading another climate as seasons change : Napoleon and Hitler in Russia -- Forests and jungles : the Wilderness and the Ia Drang Valley -- Terrains and corridors : the American Civil War's eastern theater and World War I Verdun -- Troubled waters : River crossings at Arnhem and Remagen -- Glaciers shape the land : Alpine fighting and the road to Moscow -- Peninsulas and sea coasts : Anzio and Inchon -- Island battles : Tarawa and Iwo Jima -- Hot, wet, and sick : New Guinea and Ddien Bien Phu -- Heat, rock, and sand : the Western Desert and the Sinai -- Conclustion.

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