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Warner, Philip 1914-2000

Works: 75 works in 463 publications in 1 language and 11,897 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Military history  Juvenile works  Fiction  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Chronologies  Sources  Personal narratives‡vFrench 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other
Classifications: GT3550, 947.07
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Most widely held works about Philip Warner
Most widely held works by Philip Warner
The medieval castle; life in a fortress in peace and war by Philip Warner( Book )

29 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book illustrates how and why castles were built in the middle ages, and why they were such a dominant influence on medieval life, especially in times of war. It recreates in vivid detail a complete picture of daily life in a medieval castle: how the nobles and peasantslived; how men fought in tournaments and trained in combat; howcastles were sited, designed, managed, attached, and defended; and what the people who lived in them ate, drank, and wore
Kitchener : the man behind the legend by Philip Warner( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kitchener is one of the most successful, and controversial, generals in the history of the British Empire. Uncovering new material, this title is the definitive biography of the iconic general. Originally published: London: Hamilton, 1985
The Crimean War; a reappraisal by Philip Warner( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passchendaele : the tragic victory of 1917 by Philip Warner( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes the military, political and social background leading up to the battle of Passchendale and comments on the remarkable courage of the allied soldiers during the four months from July to November 1917
Dervish; the rise and fall of an African empire by Philip Warner( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the ... story of a remarkable episode in the 'High Empire' period of British history. The Mahdi's rising in the Sudan in the 1880s, which started as a localized holy war against the 'decadent' Turkish/Egyptian overlords, was soon to engulf a million square miles of arid territory and force the hand of the British Liberal Government ... The narrative makes full use of diaries and first-hand reports, including those of celebrated novelist Rider Haggard's brother Andrew and of Father Ohrwalder (the Austrian missionary who spent ten years of captivity in the Mahdi's camp). These ... describe the growth and strength of the Mahdist movement and the extraordinary devotion and discipline of the Dervish troops"--Jacket
World War II : the untold story by Philip Warner( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baseret på nedklassificerede, tidligere lukkede kilder, herunder ULTRA-informationer, har Warner skrevet denne noget sammentrængte historie om 2. Verdenskrig, som den foreligger ud fra engelske/amerikanske kilder
World War One : a chronological narrative by Philip Warner( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret forces of World War II by Philip Warner( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En fremstilling og vurdering af de hemmelige, uortodokse, allierede styrker: SAS , SBS, SOE, LDRG, PPA, osv. under 2. verdenskrig
Sieges of the Middle Ages by Philip Warner( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Middle Ages the castle was an important military and administrative centre, essentially utilitarian in its design and in the purposes it served. Because it played so central a role in medieval history, and because the wealth of material is so great, the author has concentrated on English seiges undertaken in the period from the Norman Conquest to the War of the Roses. This includes many dramatic actions fought on the continental dominions of the English Crown such as Chateau Gaillard and Rouen. Drawing from contemporary records and his own inpsection of sites, Philip Warner's narrative
Panzer by Philip Warner( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the "Panzer" developments within the German Army before, during, and after World War II
Auchinleck, the lonely soldier by Philip Warner( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfatteren, som er lektor på Sandhurst, biograferer feltmarskal Claude John Eyre Auchinleck på grundlag af interviews, familiepapirer, arkiver, m.v. Auchinleck var chef for et af de britiske armekorps i Frankrig i 1939 og for ekspeditionskorpset til Narvik i 1940. Derefter øverstbefalende for de allierede styrker i mellemøsten, og ledelse af ottende britiske arme, som hindrede Rommel i at nå frem til Alexandria sommeren 1942. I en anmeldelse i TLS 29.1.82 påpeger Field-Marchal Michael Carver en række unøjagtigheder i bogen, og betegner den som for ukritisk
British battlefields : the definitive guide to warfare in England and Scotland ; where battles were fought, why they were fought, how they were won and lost by Philip Warner( Book )

38 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krigshistorisk gennemgang af engelske slag i grænseområderne mellem England og Skotland samt England og Wales, begyndende med slaget ved Stirling Bridge 1297 og sluttende med slaget ved Culloden 1746
Horrocks, the general who led from the front by Philip Warner( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Brian Horrocks var en af de allieredes mest fremgangsrige generaler under 2. verdenskrig, højt respekteret af undergivne, ligestillede og foresatte. Her berettes om hans indsats i Nordafrika, hvor han såres alvorligt, og senere som chef for 30. korps i Nordafrika, Belgien og Holland
The soldier : his daily life through the ages by Philip Warner( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much has been written by military historians concerning the skill of generals and the dash of officers, but they are largely silent about the brave deeds of the private soldier. In consequence it is easy to forget that ordinary soldiers are the most important part of the army: if there are no soldiers there is no place for officers, however dashing, or for brilliant generals. In this very readable book Phillip Warner gives the humblest member of the army his rightful pride of place. Covering the period from 3000 BC to the Second World War and ranging over many nationalities, he shows us a day in the life of the ordinary soldier by means of a series of skilfully connected pen portraits. With penetrating insight into the military mind he makes the soldier of each period, be he English, Roman, Viking, Mongol, Italian, Spanish, French or American, a living and vivid figure. By looking at the world through that soldier's eyes he is able to create a clear picture of his routines, training and skills and a deep impression of the man's problems, fears and failures, ideals and triumphs, underlining the fact that, throughout history, certain experiences, attitudes and beliefs have remained common to the soldier whatever his nationality, cause or weapon. Philip Warner was a former senior lecturer at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst and the author of forty books in the field of military history and biography. He joined the army after graduating from Cambridge in 1939 and served in the Far East throughout Would War II. The book includes an extensive author biography and bibliography
The Battle of Loos by Philip Warner( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On 25th September 1915, and for a few days afterward, the small town of Loos, between Lens and La Bass?e in Northern France, became the centre of one of the most intense and bloody battles of the First World War ... Philip Warner's narrative is vividly brought to life through the words of survivors from all parts of the line: the infantry, the gunners, the officers, and including extracts from the letters and diaries of Sir John French ... Through their accounts and diaries of the time, they reveal one of the most horrific tales of war yet told as well as the heroism and determination that in the end tipped the scales to victory"--Page 4 of cover
The Special Air Service by Philip Warner( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Det engelske Special Air Service regiment i årene 1941-1971
The D-Day landings by Sean Connolly( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warner har indsamlet talrige beretninger fra personer af alle grader og af alle værn og våben, som deltog i invasionen i Normandiet 1944
Field-Marshal Earl Haig by John Charteris( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografi af P. Warner 1991 om Douglas Haig (1861-1926) engelsk feltmarskal, udnævnt til 1. Jarl af Haig 1919. Han deltog i krigene i Sudan 1883-98, Boerkrigen 1899-1902 og 1. Verdenskrig
The battle of France : 10 May-22 June 1940 : six weeks which changed the world by Philip Warner( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the long winter of the Phoney War, the invasion of the low countries and France by Hitler's rampaging armies threw the world into crisis. In just 40 days Chamberlain's government fell, Churchill became Prime Minister, France, Belgium and Holland were crushed. The British Expeditionary Force was only saved by the miracle of Dunkirk but many men and huge amounts of equipment were lost to the Blitzkrieg. England trembled but the invasion never came. Philip Warner graphically recounts the momentous events of that terrible period. He demonstrates how the under-trained and ill-equipped British forces gallantly but futilely resisted the German land and air onslaught. He emphasises the understated contribution of the French"--Jacket
Cavalryman in the Crimea, A : The Letters of Temple Godman, 5th Dragoon Guards by Philip Warner( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Secret forces of World War II
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Kitchener : the man behind the legendThe Crimean War; a reappraisalPasschendaele : the tragic victory of 1917Dervish; the rise and fall of an African empireWorld War II : the untold storyWorld War One : a chronological narrativeSecret forces of World War IISieges of the Middle Ages