WorldCat Identities

Collier, Basil

Overview
Works: 71 works in 348 publications in 4 languages and 7,474 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Other, Compiler, Photographer
Classifications: D767, 940.5425
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Basil Collier
The war in the Far East, 1941-1945 : a military history by Basil Collier( Book )

17 editions published in 1969 in English and Spanish and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author briefly discusses prewar traditions and the opening of Japan to the West as influential factors on political developments before he chronicles the Japanese offensive and Allied response
The Second World War: a military history; from Munich to Hiroshima by Basil Collier( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lion and the eagle; British and Anglo-American strategy, 1900-1950 by Basil Collier( Book )

18 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The airship : a history by Basil Collier( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of air power by Basil Collier( Book )

13 editions published in 1974 in English and Italian and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barren victories: Versailles to Suez; the failure of the Western Alliance, 1918-1956 by Basil Collier( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of Britain by Basil Collier( Book )

37 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproductions of newspaper articles, military documents, a German propaganda leaflet, combat reports, and other materials help recreate the Battle of Britain
The defence of the United Kingdom by Basil Collier( Book )

23 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes plans for home defense by all military services, including accounts of the German invasion plans, the "Blitz" and the development of the V-1 and V-2 rockets
The battle of the V-weapons, 1944-45 by Basil Collier( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1976 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En detaljeret beskrivelse af V-1 og V-2 offensiven 1944-45
Arms and the men : the arms trade and governments by Basil Collier( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden weapons : allied secret or undercover services in World War II by Basil Collier( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his Foreword, Professor Jones writes 'Mr Collier takes the opportunity to review the contributions of all forms of Intelligence, and the use and misuse that was made of them, in all the major phases of World War II. His task has required very wide reading of the great volume of original documents and derivative literature now available, and I admire the judgement that is evident throughout the book. Within the limits of treating the widest aspects of Intelligence in World War II in a small compass, Mr Collier has told the whole truth, fortunately without it turning out to be very unfavorabl
Japan at war : an illustrated history of the war in the Far East, 1931-45 by Basil Collier( Book )

9 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De allieredes kampe i Østen og Stillehavsområdet: Pearl Harbor, Japan, Solomomøerne, Papua, New Guinea, Burma
Brasshat; a biography of Field-Marshal Sir Henry Wilson by Basil Collier( Book )

10 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese aircraft of World War II by Basil Collier( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short history of the Second World War by Basil Collier( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barren victories; Versailles to Suez, 1918-1956 by Basil Collier( Book )

17 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leader of the few; the authorised biography of Air Chief Marshall, the Lord Dowding of Bentley Priory, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., C.M.G by Basil Collier( Book )

13 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heavenly adventurer : Sefton Brancker and the dawn of British aviation by Basil Collier( Book )

9 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Second World War, a military history : from Munich to Hiroshima--in one volume by Basil Collier( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalan France by Basil Collier( Book )

6 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hidden weapons : allied secret or undercover services in World War II
Alternative Names
Basil Collier britischer Autor

Basil Collier British military historian

Basil Collier Brits auteur

Collier, Basil 1908-

Collier, John Basil.

Collier, John Basil 1908-

Languages
English (250)

Italian (6)

Spanish (1)

Polish (1)

Covers
Hidden weapons : allied secret or undercover services in World War II