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Ryan, Cornelius

Overview
Works: 153 works in 974 publications in 21 languages and 19,769 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Biography  Historical films  Personal narratives  Commentaries  Military history  Sources 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Author of introduction, Other, Conceptor, Contributor, Translator
Classifications: D756.5.N6, 940.5421
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The longest day : June 6, 1944 by Cornelius Ryan( Book )

286 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 5,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operation Overlord the Allied invasion of Europe, began at fifteen minutes after midnight on June 6, 1844-in the first hour of a day that would be forever known as D Day. The pathfinders jumped out of their planes over Normandy, the men who were to light the dropping zones for the paratroopers and infantry
A bridge too far by Cornelius Ryan( Book )

193 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 4,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the greatest armada of troop-carrying aircraft ever assembled for a single battle -- culminating in the most grandiose and devastatingly tragic struggle of World War II. Now in a new edition for the 50th anniversary of VE Day, A Bridge Too Far tells the classic story of the battle of Arnhem, one of the most dramatic battles of World War II, which cost the Allies nearly twice as many casualties as D-Day. In this compelling work of history, Cornelius Ryan narrates the Allied effort to end the war in 1944 by dropping the combined airborne forces of the American and British armies behind German lines to capture the crucial bridge across the Rhine at Arnhem. Focusing on a vast cast of characters, from Dutch civilians to British and American strategists, to common soldiers and commanders, Ryan brings to life one of the most daring and ill-fated operations of the war. A Bridge Too Far superbly recreates the terror and suspense, the heroism and the tragedy of this epic operation, which marshalled some of the greatest resources of the war yet ended in bitter defeat
The last battle by Cornelius Ryan( Book )

75 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 3,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic account of the final offensive against Hitler's Third Reich -- newly in print for the 50th anniversary of VE Day. The Battle for Berlin was the culminating struggle of World War II in the European theater, the last offensive against Hitler's Third Reich, which devastated one of Europe's historic capitals and brought the Nazi leviathan to its downfall. It was also one of the war's bloodiest and most pivotal moments, whose outcome would play a part in determining the complexion of international politics for decades to come. The Last Battle is the compelling account of this final battle, a story of brutal extremes, of stunning military triumph alongside the stark conditions that the civilians of Berlin experienced in the face of the Allied assault. As always, Ryan delves beneath the military and political forces that were dictating events to explore the more immediate questions of survival, where, as the author describes it, "to eat had become more important than to love, to burrow more dignified than to fight, to exist more militarily correct than to win." The Last Battle is the story of ordinary people, both soldiers and civilians, caught up in the despair, frustration, and terror of defeat. It is history at its best, a masterful illumination of the effects of war on the lives of individuals, and one of the enduring works on World War II
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

58 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De invasie van de geallieerden in Normandië op D-Day (6 juni 1944)
Across the space frontier by Joseph A Kaplan( Book )

16 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MacArthur: man of action by Frank Kelley( Book )

17 editions published between 1950 and 1970 in English and Dutch and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En biografi om general Douglas MacArthur og hans deltagelse i 1. verdenskrig (Rainbow Division), 2. verdenskrig og Korea
Conquest of the moon by Wernher Von Braun( Book )

9 editions published between 1953 and 1970 in English and German and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bridge too far [the classic history of the greatest battle of World War II] by Cornelius Ryan( Recording )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Market-Garden, the massive combined airborne and ground divisions operation planned by Field Marshal Montgomery to take the strategic bridge at Arnhem and insure the defeat of the Third Reich during World War II
Star-spangled mikado by Frank Kelley( Book )

5 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The longest day June 6, 1944 by Cornelius Ryan( )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic account of the Allied invasion of Normandy, The Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan's unsurpassed account of D-day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history. In this compelling tale of courage and heroism, glory and tragedy, Ryan painstakingly re-creates the fateful hours that preceded and followed the massive invasion of Normandy to retell the story of an epic battle that would turn the tide against world fascism and free Europe from the grip of Nazi Germany. This book, first published in 1959, is a must for anyone who loves history, as well as for anyone who wants to better understand how free nations prevailed at a time when darkness enshrouded the earth
The last battle the classic history of the battle for Berlin by Cornelius Ryan( )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic account of the final offensive against Hitler's Third ReichThe Battle for Berlin was the culminating struggle of World War II in the European theater. The last offensive against Hitler's Third Reich, it devastated one of Europe's historic capitals and marked the final defeat of Nazi Germany. It was also one of the war's bloodiest and most pivotal battles, whose outcome would shape international politics for decades to come
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An epic retelling of World War II's most tragic blunder, A bridge too far meticulously depicts the ambitious plan which resulted in more Allied casualties than the entire Normandy landing."--Container
The longest day [June 6, 1944] by Cornelius Ryan( Recording )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornelius Ryan painstakingly re-creates the fateful hours that preceded and followed the massive invasion of Normandy to retell the story of an epic battle that would turn the tide against world Fascism and free Europe from the grip of Nazi Germany
The war stories of life and death from World War II by William Manchester( Recording )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one knew it was going to be that bad. World War II killed 60 million people--20 million of them soldiers--and inflicted wounds, bereavment, poverty and suffering on countless others. The War delivers gripping tales of men and women bearing witness to history's most destructive conflict
Man on the moon by Wernher Von Braun( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Epistles of the Sundays and festivals with an introduction, notes, and moral reflections by Cornelius Ryan( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il giorno più lungo by Ken Annakin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il 6 giugno 1944 fu il D-Day, il giorno dello sbarco anglo-americano in Normandia che colse di sorpresa l'agguerrita Wehrmacht della Germani nazista. Varie fasi dell'impresa: l'occupazione di Saint-Mére Eglise e l'avanzata sulla spiaggia. (Mymovies)
Den længste dag : 6. juni 1944 by Cornelius Ryan( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1994 in Danish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private life by Cornelius Ryan( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den längste dagen : D-dagen tisdagen den sjätte juni 1944 by Cornelius Ryan( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 1983 in Swedish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The longest day : June 6, 1944
Alternative Names
Cornelius Ryan amerykański dziennikarz i pisarz

Cornelius Ryan giornalista, scrittore e storico irlandese

Cornelius Ryan irisch-US-amerikanischer Journalist und Schriftsteller

Cornelius Ryan journalist uit Ierland (1920-1974)

Raiens, Kornēlijs 1920-1974

Raijens, Kornelijs 1920-1974

Ryan C. 1920-1975

Ryan, Cornelius

Ryan, Cornelius 1920-...

Ryan, Cornelius 1920-1974

Ryan, Cornelius John 1920-1974

Корнелиъс Райън

Райан К. 1920-1975

Райэн, Корнелиус

ريان، كورنيلوس

کورنلیوس رایان

라이언, 코넬리어스 1920-1974

라이언, 코넬리우스 1920-1974

コーネリアス・ライアン

ライアン, コ-ネリアス 1920-1974

ライアン, コーネリアス

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