The Resource In Rommel's backyard : a memoir of the Long Range Desert Group, by Alastair Timpson ; with Andrew Gibson-Watt ; foreword by David Lloyd Owen

In Rommel's backyard : a memoir of the Long Range Desert Group, by Alastair Timpson ; with Andrew Gibson-Watt ; foreword by David Lloyd Owen

Label
In Rommel's backyard : a memoir of the Long Range Desert Group
Title
In Rommel's backyard
Title remainder
a memoir of the Long Range Desert Group
Statement of responsibility
by Alastair Timpson ; with Andrew Gibson-Watt ; foreword by David Lloyd Owen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alastair Timpson belonged to that generation of young men who were propelled straight from public school into the maelstrom of the Second World War. Inured as they had become from quite an early age to discomfort, discipline, indifferent food and absence from home, many appeared to make an effortless transition from peace of their upbringing to the dangers of front line soldering. Thompson had the good fortune to find this way, via the Scots Guards, into the Long Range Desert Group, the most romantic of special force units. In Rommel's Backyard describes the threefold roles of the LRDG, all of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
940.54/231
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D760.L6
LC item number
T56 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
In Rommel's backyard : a memoir of the Long Range Desert Group, by Alastair Timpson ; with Andrew Gibson-Watt ; foreword by David Lloyd Owen
Publication
Note
Originally published: Barnsley : Leo Cooper, 2000
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-175) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Dedication; Titlepage; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Editor's Preface; Glossary; Introduction; Chapter One IN THE BEGINNING; Chapter Two HARD-WON SUCCESS IN CYRENAICA; Chapter Three INTERLUDE AT EL AGHEILA; Chapter Four ROMMEL STRIKES BACK; Chapter Five THE LULL BEFORE THE STORM; Chapter Six ROMMEL TRIUMPHANT; Chapter Seven DEADLOCK AT THE GATES TO EGYPT; Chapter Eight VICTORY AT ALAMEIN; Chapter Nine AT THE END; Epilogue; Editor's Bibliographical Note; Index
Control code
ocn877868900
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 182 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473817777
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b37245582
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)877868900
  • pebc1473817773

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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