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Terraine, John

Works: 163 works in 647 publications in 6 languages and 12,062 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Biography  Personal narratives  Naval history  Illustrated works  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Records and correspondence  Military history  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Other, Author of introduction, win, Contributor
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Most widely held works by John Terraine
To win a war : 1918, the year of victory by John Terraine( Book )

24 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the weary Allies 1918 was truly a year of victory. First came the defensive victories of the British and the French against the last desperate offensive launched by the Germans in the Spring. Then came the turning point of Foch's counter-offensive on the Marne followed by Haig's great attack on 8 August, the black day of the German Army, the breaking of the Hindenburg Line and the pursuit of the defeated German Army across the wasteland of war. This challenging and perceptive book gives honour where it is due: to a victorious British Army in 1918. Originally published: London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1978
Business in great waters : the U-boat wars, 1916-1945 by John Terraine( )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twice within 25 years Britain was threatened with starvation by the menace of the U-boat. In this study of submarine warfare, the author concentrates on the combatants themselves, both German and Allied
The Great War, 1914-1918; a pictorial history by John Terraine( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronologically arranged with a thread of narrative running it. through it
The Western Front, 1914-1918 by John Terraine( Book )

30 editions published between 1964 and 2003 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the conditions and casualties of trench warfare, and questions the strategy of Field-Marshall's Haig and Plumer and the leadership of Lloyd George
A time for courage : the Royal Air Force in the European War, 1939-1945 by John Terraine( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mons, the retreat to victory by John Terraine( Book )

40 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and French and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphic reconstruction of the first action of the British expeditionary Force in World War I, and analysis of the characters and conduct of the commanders and strategists of the German, French, and British armies
The mighty continent : a view of Europe in the twentieth century by John Terraine( Book )

20 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1900 Europe dominated the world. After 75 years and two world wars the continent may perhaps be rising agian. But as John Terraine points out, it has many adjustments to make. It is a complementary to a BBC television series of the same title. It charts the troubled story of Europe from the days of the Habsburgs until the rise of the EEC
Trafalgar by John Terraine( Book )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This ... book describes one of the most famous naval battles of all time, which shattered Napoleon's dreams of invading England. Amplifying the details of the battle is a lengthy selection of contemporary eye-witness accounts ... This is the story of not just the morning and afternoon in which Nelson and Collingwood smashed the combined fleets of France and Spain, but also that of a complex campaign of which Trafalgar was the climax. It shows that the protagonists were not Admirals Villeneuve and Nelson, but Napoleon and the British naval tradition"--Page 4 of cover
The U-boat wars, 1916-1945 by John Terraine( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A definitive account of the development of submarine warfare during and between two world wars. Examines U-boat campaigns in World Wars I and II, particularly the Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1945
Douglas Haig, the educated soldier by John Terraine( Book )

28 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The war diaries of Douglas Haig, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army on the Western Front for the final three years of the First World War, begin with the early, tentative days of the British Expeditionary Force in July-August 1914. They end after the Armistice, in November 1918, with the Allied forces finally victorious." "Here are his day-by-day accounts of the key battles of the war, not least the Somme, Passchendaele and the victorious offensives of 1918. His diaries also illustrate Haig's dealing with the politicians and cast light on both of the wartime British Prime Ministers - he records Asquith's stupendous capacity for alcohol, and, on Lloyd George, he is succinct: 'I have no great opinion of L.G. as a man or leader.' He abhorred political double-speak and found a ready supporter in the King, where there was a mutual trust." "Douglas Haig: War Diaries and Letters: 1914-1918 brings to modern readers a contemporary account of the First World War written by the soldier who ensured Allied victory."--Jacket
The life and times of Lord Mountbatten by John Terraine( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Life and Times of Lord Mountbatten is a vivid and intimate portrait of a man whose tragic death robbed the world of an accomplished leader as well as one of the most popular members of Britain's royal family
Ordeal of victory by John Terraine( Book )

6 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Field-Marshal Douglas Haig as Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force in World War I
White heat : the new warfare 1914-18 by John Terraine( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and Portuguese and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Verdenskrig; Teknologi; Teknik; Masseudryddelsesvåben; Taktik; Strategi; Våbenudvikling; Våbenfabrikation; Krigsproduktion; Massehære; Undervandsbåde; Kemisk Krigsførelse; Giftgas; Militær Brug af Gas; Skyttegravskrigsførelse; Trenches; Luftkrigen; Luftkampe; Flyvemaskiner; Flystøtte; Udmattelseskrig; Udmattelseskampe; Undergrundsoffensiv; Mekanisk Offensiv; Underwater Offensive; Afgørende Slag; Balloner; Luftforsvar; Krigsskbe; Østrig-Ungarske Hær; Tyske Hær; Engelske Hær; Franske Hær; Allierede Styrker; Airships; Luftskibe; Schlieffen Planen; Shells; Cambrai; Tanks; Kampvogne; Tabstal; Churchill; Dardanellerne; von Hötzendorff; Kommunikation; Wireless Telegraphy; Telegrafen; Telefonen; Signalering; Signaler; Destroyers; U-både; Foch; Fly; Flandern; Nordfrankrig; Deadlock; BEF; Fastlåst Stillingskrig; Falkenhayen; Entente Cordiale; Manøvrer; Mobilisering; Gallipoli; Joffre; Gorlice; Haig, D.; Heste; indenburg; Italien; Efterretningsvirksomhed; Spioner; Spionage; Lord Kitchener; Industrieller Revolution; Krupp; Logistik; Forsyningstjenesten; Ludendorff; Lloyd George; Zeppeliner; Maskingeværer; von Mackensen; Marne; Ypres; Miner; Landminer; Søminer; Naval Warfare; RAF; Jernbaner; Neuve Chapelle; Rusland; Submarines; Somme; Serbien; Rifler; Rifelmodeller; Skarpskytter; Verdun; Vimy Ridge; US Army; Vestfronten; Østfronten; Open Warfare; Tyrkiet; Smoke; Røgslør; Røg; Petain; Loos; Bayonetter; Byng, J.; Sårbarhed; Bombardementer; Dreadnoughts
The right of the line : the Royal Air Force in the European war, 1939-1945 by John Terraine( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beskriver det engelske flyvevåben, RAF og dets rolle under 2. verdenskrig
Impacts of war, 1914 & 1918 by John Terraine( Book )

16 editions published between 1948 and 1993 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impacts of war are limitless, and in many respects unfathomable. In the First World War, four broad levels of impact upon Britain may be discerned: impact upon the soldiers and sailors in the battle line - the most severe; impact upon the military leaders (the generals above all) who directed them - this also could be severe; impact upon politicians who directed the generals and admirals - and here the severities begin to change their substance; impact upon the people whom the politicians represented - this is where generalisation must always be taken with large pinches of salt
The smoke and the fire : myths and anti-myths of war, 1861-1945 by John Terraine( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I bogen analyseres en række myter og ofte gentagne "sandheder" og forestillinger om krige og krigsførelse og forskellige aspekter af krigshistorien i årene fra 1861 til 1945. Titlen refererer til det gamle mundheld: No Smoke Without Fire, og er her brugt i sammenhængen med hvor meget sandhed, eller kendsgerninger, der egentlig er i disse mange forskellige, ofte hårdnakkede fortsat fremførte forestillinger, eller myter, legender, beretninger, etc. Bogen er disponeret under overskrifterne og er rigt krydret med historiske, krigshistoriske og militærhistoriske eksempler, især fra 1. og 2. Verdenskrig
The road to Passchendaele : the Flanders offensive of 1917 : a study in inevitability by John Terraine( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogen beskriver 1. Verdenskrig, specielt offensiven i Flandern, på Vestfronten, i 1917. Bygger delvist på Lord Haig's dagbøger og de papirer og dokumenter forfatteren havde adgang til i forbindelse med udarbejdelsen af en af hans andre bøger: Douglas Haig, the Educated Soldier
The life and times of Lord Mountbatten: an illustrated biography based on the television history by John Terraine( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical sketches by Lord Mountbatten, with connecting paragraphs by John Terraine
General Jack's diary, 1914-1918; the trench diary of Brigadier-General J.L. Jack, D.S.O by J. L Jack( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War I in photographs by Adrian Gilbert( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Business in great waters : the U-boat wars, 1916-1945
Business in great waters : the U-boat wars, 1916-1945The Western Front, 1914-1918Mons, the retreat to victoryTrafalgarDouglas Haig, the educated soldierWhite heat : the new warfare 1914-18The right of the line : the Royal Air Force in the European war, 1939-1945Impacts of war, 1914 & 1918
Alternative Names
John Terraine British historian

John Terraine historiador británico

Terraine, J. 1921-2003

Terraine, John 1921-

Terraine, John Alfred 1921-2003

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