WorldCat Identities

Leasor, James

Overview
Works: 178 works in 668 publications in 8 languages and 11,076 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Military history  Biography  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Manuscripts  Personal narratives‡vGerman 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PR6062.E24, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about James Leasor
 
Most widely held works by James Leasor
Green Beach by James Leasor( Book )

36 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of one man's courageous mission that changed the course of World War II. - cover
Singapore : the battle that changed the world by James Leasor( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fall of Singapore to the Japanese on February 15, 1942
Boarding party by James Leasor( Book )

24 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In late 1942, eighteen volunteers from the Calcutta Light Horse unit were engaged by the British secret service for a dangerous mission. A cargo ship in the neutral waters off the Indian coast had been broadcasting Allied shipping information to Nazi submarines. The story of how these brave civilians, mostly middle-aged businessmen and part-time soldiers, posed as a band of drunks playing a prank on the cargo ship is one of the most unique tales from WWII
The plague and the fire by James Leasor( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Code name Nimrod by James Leasor( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the spy who ensured the success of the Normandy Invasion. - cover
The Red Fort; the story of the Indian mutiny of 1857 by James Leasor( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1982 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who killed Sir Harry Oakes? by James Leasor( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frozen assets by James Leasor( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The one that got away by Kendal Burt( Book )

37 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in English and German and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Franz von Werra, a German fighter pilot of 2 Gruppe, Third Fighter Geschwader, captured in England after a forced landing and his escape
Follow the drum, a novel by James Leasor( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1982 in English and Dutch and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passport for a pilgrim by James Leasor( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The uninvited envoy by James Leasor( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and Finnish and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandarin gold; a novel by James Leasor( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and Dutch and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passport to oblivion by James Leasor( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een plattelandsdokter raakt bij toeval betrokken bij contra-spionage
The clock with four hands : based on the experiences of General Sir Leslie Hollis by James Leasor( Book )

4 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the underground nerve center from which the war was conducted in London. One hundred and fifty feet below Whitehall covering six acres of ground were the hidden chambers for meetings of the War Cabinet and staff officials. They also housed the secret documents and war maps on which most of the important decisions were made. Here also was the secret room where Winston Churchill had a direct line to the White House and on the wall was "the clock with four hands" showing the time in Washington as well as in London. This book also tells in part the story of General Leslie Hollis who was for six years Secretary of the Joint Planning Committee of the Chiefs of Staff and who sat in on all the important meetings of the War Cabinet and attended all the international conferences during the entire war. These underground chambers known as "the Hole in the Ground" were to be Hollis' home during that period and although there were many significant meetings held in different parts of London and for that matter different parts of the world, "the Hole" and "the clock with four hands" became symbolical of the secret organization by which the war was conducted and important decisions reached. In this book we are given a fresh view not only of the great war leaders such as Roosevelt, Churchill, Eisenhower and Alanbrooke but many other major figures including Lord Beaverbrook and General Lord Ismay who played key roles in all that was happening. --from inside jacket flap
Rudolf Hess : the uninvited envoy by James Leasor( Book )

31 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nationalsozialismus : Flug nach Grossbritannien - Hess, Rudolf
They don't make them like that any more by James Leasor( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1982 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War at the top; based on the experiences of General Sir Leslie Hollis by James Leasor( Book )

17 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love down under by James Leasor( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spylight by James Leasor( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1978 in Dutch and English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Engelse plattelandsarts, op wintersport-vakantie in Zwitserland, vindt het lijk van een dienaar van de heerser van Shanagar, een klein land in de Himalaya
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityMacAllan, Andrew

James Leasor Brits schrijver van misdaadromans (1923-2007)

Leasor, James, 1923-

Leasor, Thomas James.

Leasor, Thomas James 1923-2007

MacAllan, Andrew.

ジェームズ・リーザー

リーサー, J.

リーサー, ジェイムズ

リーザー, ジェームズ

リーソー, ジェイムズ

Languages
English (242)

German (14)

French (11)

Dutch (9)

Italian (4)

Finnish (4)

Japanese (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Boarding partyThe plague and the fireWho killed Sir Harry Oakes?The one that got awayRudolf Hess : the uninvited envoyLove down under