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Most widely held works by Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
World War II by Simon Adams ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,450 libraries worldwide
World War II was one of the most destructive episodes in human history. Never before, or since, has the world witnessed such widespread bloodshed. Beginning with the events that led to its outbreak, World War II goes on to introduce the main leaders and highlight the decisive moments. From Pearl Harbor, Midway, and the Atlantic to fighting in Russia and in the desert, outstanding and original photography provides a unique glimpse of the tragedies that led to the loss of more than 50 million lives.--From publisher description.
The Great War and the shaping of the 20th century ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
Explores the effect of World War I on the twentieth century. The World War of 1914-1918, the Great War, was the first of the man-made disasters of the twentieth century. In many ways it was without precedent. Never had the battlefield been so vast, whether in the trenches, in the sky, or on and in the seas. Never had a war reached so deeply into the lives of people so far away from the battlefield. The shock waves generated by this cataclysmic event are felt to this day, as this dramatic narrative makes vividly clear. Here is. presented a history of world war in a new way. The military flow of the conflict - from the invasion of Belgium in the summer of 1914 to the collapse of Germany in the autumn of 1918 - is followed throughout. But these epic events are rendered with fresh insights by the interweaving of the cultural history of the time - the hopes and dreams, the ideas and aspirations, the exhilaration and despair, both of those remote from power and of those who led them. This is a. journey into the intense personal experiences of people trying to make sense of war on a scale the world had never seen. Like the acclaimed television series that it accompanies, The Great War pays special attention to the troubling aftermath of the war: the emergence of new nations amid old and festering problems; how the victims and survivors dealt with loss and disfigurement, guilt and hatred; and the terrible legacy of brutality that has marked so much of the. twentieth century.
The world at war ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container.
War posters : weapons of mass communication by James Aulich ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
A wide selection of the most eye-catching examples from the internationally renowned poster collection at London's Imperial War Museum. It encompasses iconic images such as Alfred Leete's "Your Country Needs You" as well as additional material drawn from the world of advertising and documentary photographs of posters in situ. Through posters, the author examines the social, political, ethnic, and cultural aspirations of America, Britain, Ireland, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, Austria, Hungary, and the Czech Republic. Covering topics as diverse as advertising in World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution, the Spanish Civil War, Germany and Occupied Europe in World War II, anti-nuclear campaigns, and Vietnam, the book is comprehensive and highly analytical, yet accessible.--From publisher description.
The First World War in posters, from the Imperial War Museum, London by Joseph Darracott ( Book )
6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
Memory of the camps ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
"When allied troops invaded Germany and liberated Nazi death camps at the end of World War II, they found unspeakable horrors that still haunt the world's conscience. In 1945, British and American film crews accompanying the troops liberating the camps captured these atrocities firsthand. The resulting film directed in part by Alfred Hitchcock but never finished, was discovered by Frontline in 1984 in the archives of the Imperial War Museum. Sixty years after the war ended, Frontline now re-broadcasts this powerful memorial in its entirety"--Container.
Lawrence of Arabia : the life, the legend by Malcolm Brown ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
"T. E. Lawrence was the first modern celebrity. From the moment, not long after his death in 1935, that Alexander Korda set out make a film of his life - a dream that only became a reality in the hands of David Lean in the 1960s through Peter O'Toole's riveting performance - the almost mythic figure of the man on a camel enacting a heroic dream has captured the imagination of each succeeding generation." "Now seventy years from Lawrence's death, this visual biography takes us inside the mind of a man of extraordinary energy, ability and charisma who seemed to have everything in his hands only to throw it away, turning the rest of his life into an obsessive quest for anonymity and sanctuary." "In Lawrence's own atmospheric photographs, haunting paintings of the desert and its peoples, evocative drawings and ephemera, all supported by quotations from his personal account of his experiences, we are able to enjoy the unfolding drama at first hand." "Fiercely ambitious, yet fatally ambivalent about recognition, Lawrence made a brilliant academic career at Oxford before the First World War with a thesis on Crusader castles, before excavating at Carchemish while learning Arabic. Army intelligence work in Egypt in the early years of the war was the prelude to his participation in the great Arab Revolt against the Ottomans, fame at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 and work with Winston Churchill in the war's aftermath. But then came a relentless, restless, self-abasing search for obscurity under assumed names, culminating in a motorbike crash and death at the age of only forty six." "This book, and the major exhibition at the Imperial War Museum that it accompanies, combine to shed new light on this enigmatic, contradictory and troubled man - a character of universal appeal who lived on the edge in all that he did."--BOOK JACKET.
The battlefields of the First World War : the unseen panoramas of the Western front by Peter Barton ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
"Here are the great battlefields of the First World War as you have never seen them before, from the sites of the first cavalry skirmishes, through the horrors of the Somme and Passchendaele, to the final weeks of conflict. This unique collection of panoramic photographs covers each of the British sectors of the Western Front, end to end. The vast battlescapes are interspersed with poignant individual photographs and the recollections of the soldiers caught in the action." "This expanded new edition includes a recently discovered trove of 60 German panoramas - not seen for almost 90 years. Some of these extraordinary images are reproduced in detail in the printed book, while the full complement of 350 German and British panoramas is made available on the accompanying DVD-Rom in interactive, zoomable form."--BOOK JACKET.
The Second World War in photographs by Richard Holmes ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
The Usborne introduction to the First World War by Ruth Brocklehurst ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
This book outlines how the First World War affected every corner of the globe, provoked revolutions, developed new weapons, and changed the political map of Europe forever.
Artillery by Simon Adams ( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
"Describes several models of guns and howizters used in World War I and World War II, including specifications and statistics"--Provided by publisher.
The Second World War in color by Stewart Binns ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
True stories of D-Day by Henry Brook ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
D-Day. The Allied nations shipped an army across the English Channel and stormed into Nazi-occupied Europe. Millions of people were caught up in the struggle for the Normandy beaches, but victory or defeat came down tothe bravery of individuals. From commanders to paratroopers, commando raiders to French Resistance fighters, they all have D-Day stories to tell.
Overlord ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Drafted into the British army, young Tom Beddows leaves his parents and his beloved cocker spaniel and reports for military duty, arriving late because of a German air raid. In training camp, he makes friends with Jack and Arthur. They all wish the war would go away, so they could return to their parents and girlfriends. Finally ordered into combat, a sense of impending doom prompts Tom to write a consoling letter to be delivered to his parents instead of the official military notice. Stoic and fatalistic, he will be among the first troops to land in Normandy at the launch of Operation Overlord, the Allied offensive to push the Nazis out of France.
War photographs, 1939-45 by Cecil Beaton ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Corsets to camouflage : women and war by Kate Adie ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Warplanes by Simon Adams ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
"Describes several models of military aircraft used in World War I and World War II, including specifications and statistics"--Provided by publisher.
The Imperial War Museum book of the Somme by Malcolm Brown ( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Warships by Simon Adams ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
"Describes several models of battleships and submarines used in World War I and World War II, including specifications and statistics"--Provided by publisher.
Anthem for doomed youth : twelve soldier poets of the First World War by Jon Stallworthy ( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
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