The Resource From war to peace in 1945 Germany : a GI's experience, (ebook)

From war to peace in 1945 Germany : a GI's experience, (ebook)

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From war to peace in 1945 Germany : a GI's experience
Title
From war to peace in 1945 Germany
Title remainder
a GI's experience
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eng
Summary
As an Official Army Photographer, "Mac" Fleming's assignment was to take motion pictures of significant wartime events for the US Army. In the pouch intended to carry his first-aid kit on his belt, he instead carried a small personal camera, which he used to take pictures of the people and places that interested him, capturing in his field notes details of the life he observed. From these records, Fleming has assembled this absorbing private chronicle of war and peace. Assigned to the European Theater in February 1945, he filmed the action from the battle for the Remagen Bridge across the Rhine, to the fighting in the Hartz Mountains, on to the linkup with the Russian forces at the Elbe River. After the armistice, Fleming helped document how the Allied Expeditionary Force established a military government in Germany to cope with masses of POWs, establish control of the country, deal with the atrocities committed by the German army, and help thousands of newly released slave laborers return home to Poland, France, and Russia. He also recorded how the army provided rest, recreation, and rehabilitation to the remaining US soldiers and sent them home by truck, train, and ship. Awaiting shipment home, Fleming explored postwar German town and country life and toured some famous castles and historic spots. The foreword by historian James H. Madison describes the important role of photography in war and the special contribution of Fleming's photographic diary
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Midwest
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Fleming, Malcolm L
Dewey number
940.53/140943
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Fleming, Malcolm L
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • War photographers
  • Cinematographers
  • War photography
  • Military cinematography
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951)
  • Electronic books
  • Germany
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adult
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From war to peace in 1945 Germany : a GI's experience, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780253019615
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12107433
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remote
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12107433
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MWT12107433
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
From war to peace in 1945 Germany : a GI's experience, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253019615
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12107433
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12107433
System control number
MWT12107433
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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