The Resource The last full measure : how soldiers die in battle, Michael Stephenson

The last full measure : how soldiers die in battle, Michael Stephenson

Label
The last full measure : how soldiers die in battle
Title
The last full measure
Title remainder
how soldiers die in battle
Statement of responsibility
Michael Stephenson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Considers how soldiers through the ages have met their deaths in times of war, covering such subjects as weapons and battlefield strategies while offering insight into cultural differences and the nature of military combat
Has edition
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Index
index present
LC call number
D25.5
LC item number
.S74 2012b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The last full measure : how soldiers die in battle, Michael Stephenson
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Crown Publishers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [441]-452) and index
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  • CPL-MAIN
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
First blood : Death and the Heroic in ancient combat -- Te deum and non nobis : death on the medieval battlefield -- A terrible thunder : combat death in the black powder era -- All glory, all hell : dying for the cause : the American Civil War -- An investment of blood : death and honor in colonial warfare -- This high place of sacrifice : "going west" in World War I -- A confraternity of ghosts : how soldiers died in World War II -- Diamonds in the mire : death and the heroic in modern combat -- Appendix. For pity's sake : a brief history of battlefield medicine
Control code
ocn809029610
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First editon
Extent
xvi, 464 pages
Isbn
9780307395856
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u6577611
System control number
(OCoLC)809029610

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