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The Resource The Tizard Mission : the top-secret operation that changed the course of World War II, Stephen Phelps

The Tizard Mission : the top-secret operation that changed the course of World War II, Stephen Phelps

Label
The Tizard Mission : the top-secret operation that changed the course of World War II
Title
The Tizard Mission
Title remainder
the top-secret operation that changed the course of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Phelps
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In August 1940, a German invasion of Britain looked inevitable. Churchill gambled on an unorthodox plan: a team would travel under cover to the United States and give the still-neutral Americans the best of Britain's secrets, in hopes that the US would provide financial and manufacturing support--perhaps even entry into the war
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phelps, Stephen
Dewey number
940.548641
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S2
LC item number
P56 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tizard, Henry Thomas
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Technical assistance, American
  • Technical assistance, British
Label
The Tizard Mission : the top-secret operation that changed the course of World War II, Stephen Phelps
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"The bombers will always get through" -- America's first line of defense -- The Tizard Committee -- Bawdsley Manor -- The "special relationship" -- Prime Minister Churchill -- The common cause -- A simple stroke of genius -- Three thousand miles from war -- The mission takes shape -- First contact -- The Duchess of Richmond -- Unparalleled power -- An American mandate -- Radiation laboratory -- A two-ocean war -- Secret weapons -- The mission's legacy -- Appendix. Minutes of the first meeting of the British Technical Mission to the USA
Control code
642846903
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 323 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594161162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)642846903
Label
The Tizard Mission : the top-secret operation that changed the course of World War II, Stephen Phelps
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"The bombers will always get through" -- America's first line of defense -- The Tizard Committee -- Bawdsley Manor -- The "special relationship" -- Prime Minister Churchill -- The common cause -- A simple stroke of genius -- Three thousand miles from war -- The mission takes shape -- First contact -- The Duchess of Richmond -- Unparalleled power -- An American mandate -- Radiation laboratory -- A two-ocean war -- Secret weapons -- The mission's legacy -- Appendix. Minutes of the first meeting of the British Technical Mission to the USA
Control code
642846903
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 323 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594161162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)642846903

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