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Blair, Clay 1925-1998

Overview
Works: 126 works in 471 publications in 11 languages and 17,501 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Military history  History  Fiction  Personal narratives  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Author, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: E745, B
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Most widely held works about Clay Blair
 
Most widely held works by Clay Blair
A general's life : an autobiography by Omar Nelson Bradley( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Bradley's life from birth to 1953, when he stepped down from official government service
The forgotten war : America in Korea, 1950-1953 by Clay Blair( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military history of the Korean War that combines battlefield level detail with command-level history as well as the domestic and international political dimensions of the war
Hitler's U-boat war by Clay Blair( Book )

50 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: :The first volume of Clay Blair's magisterial, highly praised narrative history of the German submarine war against Allied shipping in World War II, The Hunters, 1939-1942, described the Battle of the Atlantic waged first against the British Empire and then against the Americas. This second and concluding volume, The Hunted, 1942-1945, covers the period when the fortunes of the German Navy were completely reversed, and it suffered perhaps the most devastating defeat of any of the German forces. In unprecedented detail and drawing on sources never used before, Clay Blair continues the dramatic and authoritative story of the failures and fortunes of the German U-boat campaign against the United States and Great Britain. All the major patrols and sorties made by the Germans are described in detail and with considerable human interest: the Peleus and Laconia affairs; the capture at sea of U-505; the crisis of German command; the futile operations against the Americas; and the mounting and devastating losses that, in effect, entirely destroyed the German submarine service. Amid the riveting accounts of battles at sea in Volume I, military historian Blair, who served on an American submarine in the Pacific against Japan, postulates that the German U-boat peril in the Atlantic has been "vastly overblown" in previously published histories and memoirs of that naval struggle, as well as in films. As a consequence, Blair writes, a false mythology about the effectiveness of U-boats has taken root, and in order to clearly and fully understand World War II, one must put the U-boat threat into proper perspective. Although neither volume is intended to be"technical" in nature, Blair does not neglect the scientific developments of the U-boat war. These include radar and radar detectors, active and passive sonar, Axis encoding machines and exotic Allied decoding machines, high-frequency direction finding (Huff Duff), Hedgehogs, depth charges, and sophisticated U-boat torpedoes. He describes how these devices worked and how they influenced the course of the naval battle. The remarkable story of Hitler's U-Boat War has been one of the last World War II subjects without a conclusive treatment. Now, thanks to Clay Blair, this has been brilliantly remedied."
Silent victory: the U.S. submarine war against Japan by Clay Blair( Book )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here for the first time is the definitive history of the submarine war against Japan -- the ONLY full-scale submarine war the United States ever fought -- which has for the most part been shrouded in secrecy for three decades. Only recently have the codebreakers who played such a pivotal role in the submarine war been willing to talk about their work. And only recently have the private papers, diaries, and official reports of the submarine admirals and skippers been made available to historians
Return from the River Kwai by Joan Blair( Book )

21 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogen er en faktuel opgørelse over, hvad der under 2. Verdenskrig skete med 2.218 australske og britiske krigsfanger, som overlevede fangenskabet i Bagindien, hvorunder de af japanerne var sat til at bygge jernbanen, som delvist løb langs med floden Kwai i Thailand
Nautilus 90 north by William R Anderson( Book )

45 editions published between 1950 and 1989 in 8 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of trans-polar voyage of U.S. Navy submarine Nautilus, July - August 1957, leader Cmdr. W.R. Anderson
Ridgway's paratroopers : the American airborne in World War II by Clay Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of America's paratroopers in World War II and recounts the achievement of General Matthew Ridgway in successfully implementing the new airborne warfare
The search for JFK by Joan Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hydrogen bomb: the men, the menace, the mechanism by James R Shepley( Book )

11 editions published between 1954 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The menace, the mechanism, and the men
The atomic submarine and Admiral Rickover by Clay Blair( Book )

12 editions published in 1954 in English and French and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MacArthur by Clay Blair( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Japanese and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of General Douglas MacArthur's life during World War II
Always another dawn; the story of a rocket test pilot by A. Scott Crossfield( Book )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1990 in English and German and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografi over den amerikanske testpilot, A. Scott Crossfield, der i 1959 satte hastighedsrekord i det raketdrevne fly, X-15
Beyond courage by Clay Blair( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape stories of airmen in the Korean War
The board room; a novel by Clay Blair( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diving for pleasure and treasure by Clay Blair( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True stories of underwater treasure finds
The archbishop by Clay Blair( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pentagon country; a novel by Clay Blair( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and Russian and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survive! by Clay Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitler's U-boat war by Clay Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange case of James Earl Ray; the man who murdered Martin Luther King by Clay Blair( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Blair, Clay

Blair, Clay 1925-

Blair, Clay Jr

Blėjr, Klėj 1925-1998

Clay Blair US-amerikanischer Historiker und Sachbuchautor

کلی بلیر تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

ブレア, クレイ

ブレア, クレイ, Jr

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