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Forty, George

Overview
Works: 114 works in 406 publications in 2 languages and 9,455 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Personal narratives  Handbooks and manuals  Pictorial works  Chronologies  Military history 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: UG446.5, 358.18
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Most widely held works about George Forty
 
Most widely held works by George Forty
At war in Korea by George Forty( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A candid look at the three-year confrontation between North and South Korea pesented through a blend of personal reminiscences and photographs
Patton's Third Army at war by George Forty( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the triumphal progress of General George S. Patton's magnificent Third Army across Nazi-occupied Europe and into Hitler's redoubt in the last year of World War II. Their actions gave a new dimension to the term "fluid warfare". Only one order was needed: seek out the enemy, trap and destroy him. From logistics to planning, from battle winning ideas to sheer drive, the Armour, Infantry and Aircraft worked together to meet every challenge that amazed even the Germans who considered themselves the masters of the Blitzkreig
U.S. Army handbook, 1939-1945 by George Forty( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organisatie, structuur en uitrusting van het Amerikaanse leger in de Tweede Wereldoorlog
United States tanks of World War II in action by George Forty( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reich's last gamble : the Ardennes Offensive, December 1944 by George Forty( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last major German offensive of World War II, commonly known as The Battle of the Bulge
Tank warfare in the Second World War : an oral history by George Forty( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: The tank is only as good as its crew, who are required to fight in a noisy, jarring, explosive-filled "box," knowing that, at any moment, they could be blown to bits. Lieutenant Colonel George Forty, who himself served for 32 years in Britain's Royal Tank Regiment, has gathered a vast range of firsthand accounts from the crewmen of both Allied and Axis powers, covering every theater of the war. The accounts are sometimes deceptively humorous, typifying the bravado shown by soldiers in the face of danger; almost all are revealing and deeply affecting. Illustrated with many previously unpublished photographs, Tank Warfare in the Second World War is essential reading for those interested in military history
Women war heroines by George Forty( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The armies of George S. Patton by George Forty( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: See how Patton created and manipulated his armies for the challenging tasks at hand, how he structured his forces and kept them supplied with arms and food, worked with his own subordinates, and secured the men he needed from his superiors. General George S. Patton dominated two major military theaters, proving himself a master planner, strategist, tactician and charismatic leader
German tanks of World War Two in action by George Forty( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Udviklingen før og under 2. verdenskrig af tyske pansrede bæltekøretøjer, især kampvogne, gennemgås i enkeltheder, herunder pansring, bevæbning, motorer, ophæng, m.v
Japanese Army handbook, 1939-1945 by George Forty( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den japanske hærs uniformer under den anden verdenskrig
A photo history of tanks in two world wars by George Forty( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captioned photographs and text trace the use of the tanks and related vehicles in the world from 1915 to the present
Afrika Korps at war by George Forty( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The armies of Rommel by George Forty( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M4 Sherman by George Forty( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Army handbook, 1939-1945 by George Forty( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a series of detailed appendices to support the main text, this volume presents a balanced and comprehensive account of the British Army's involvement in the Second World War
Germany at war : unique color photographs of the Second World War by George Forty( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tank action : from the Great War to the Gulf by George Forty( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land warfare by George Forty( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Czech and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Militærhistorie, krigshistorie i det 20. århundrede, i 1900-tallet til og med 1996 - bredt engelsk reference- og opslagsværk fra 1997 om krige og krigsførelse, landkrigsførelse, landekrig, hærstyrker, våben, våbenhistorie, våbenudvikling, etc. Informative, komprimerede oplysninger og informationer om krige og krigsførelse, væbnede konflikter, m.v. i 1900-tallet. Ordnet efter følgende hovedafsnit: Kronologisk oversigt: Principal military events of the 20th century. Emnemæssig alfabetisk ordnet beskrivelser, A - Z: Alphabetic list of military topics, events, weapons, vehicles and other items. Nationale hærstyrker: Survey of the world's foremost military powers during the century: Great Britain and the British Commonwealth, USA, France, Germany, Other European Armies, Japan, China, Russia, the USSR and the Russian Federation, Asia and the Far East, The Middle East, Africa, South and Central America. Biografier over militære personligheder, generaler, hærførere, feltherrer, politikere, statsmænd, etc
Channel Islands at war : a German perspective by George Forty( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En beskrivelse af den tyske besættelse af de britiske kanaløer 1940 (Jersey, Alderney, Guernsey og Sark) under 2. Verdenskrig. I bogen omtales endvidere, hvorledes den tyske værnemagt befæstede øerne som en del af "FESTUNG EUROPA" og det daglige liv på øerne for såvel besættelsesstyrkerne som den indfødte civile befolkning samt de britiske operationer mod øerne
The world encyclopedia of tanks by George Forty( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An illustrated history and comprehensive directory of tanks from around the world, with over 500 photographs of historical and modern machines"--Cover
 
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The Reich's last gamble : the Ardennes Offensive, December 1944
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English (153)

Czech (2)

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U.S. Army handbook, 1939-1945The Reich's last gamble : the Ardennes Offensive, December 1944Tank warfare in the Second World War : an oral historyWomen war heroinesThe armies of George S. PattonJapanese Army handbook, 1939-1945Afrika Korps at warThe armies of Rommel