The Resource Commander in chief : FDR's battle with Churchill, 1943, Nigel Hamilton, (electronic resource)

Commander in chief : FDR's battle with Churchill, 1943, Nigel Hamilton, (electronic resource)

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Commander in chief : FDR's battle with Churchill, 1943
Title
Commander in chief
Title remainder
FDR's battle with Churchill, 1943
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Nigel Hamilton
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Language
eng
Summary
In the next installment of the "splendid memoir Roosevelt didn't get to write" (New York Times), Nigel Hamilton tells the astonishing story of FDR's year-long, defining battle with Churchill, as the war raged in Africa and Italy. Nigel Hamilton's Mantle of Command, long-listed for the National Book Award, drew on years of archival research and interviews to portray FDR in a tight close up, as he determined Allied strategy in the crucial initial phases of World War II. Commander in Chief reveals the astonishing sequel - suppressed by Winston Churchill in his memoirs - of Roosevelt's battles with Churchill to maintain that strategy. Roosevelt knew that the Allies should take Sicily but avoid a wider battle in southern Europe, building experience but saving strength to invade France in early 1944. Churchill seemed to agree at Casablanca - only to undermine his own generals and the Allied command, testing Roosevelt's patience to the limit. Churchill was afraid of the invasion planned for Normandy, and pushed instead for disastrous fighting in Italy, thereby almost losing the war for the Allies. In a dramatic showdown, FDR finally set the ultimate course for victory by making the ultimate threat. Commander in Chief shows FDR in top form at a crucial time in the modern history of the West
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technical information on music
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Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
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MdPfRBL
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Hamilton, Nigel
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other
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Narrated by Shaun Grindell
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  • Grindell, Shaun
  • Recorded Books, LLC
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BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
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adult
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Commander in chief : FDR's battle with Churchill, 1943, Nigel Hamilton, (electronic resource)
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https://denverco.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781501911224
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
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unknown
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (14 hr., 47 min.)
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online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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9781501911224
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Z12077
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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  • (MdPfRBL)rbdZ12077
  • 1645228
  • 1645228
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
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Label
Commander in chief : FDR's battle with Churchill, 1943, Nigel Hamilton, (electronic resource)
Link
https://denverco.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781501911224
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (14 hr., 47 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781501911224
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z12077
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (MdPfRBL)rbdZ12077
  • 1645228
  • 1645228
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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