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Gilbert, Martin 1936-2015

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Churchill : a life by Martin Gilbert( Book )

93 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the hard facts of Churchill's public life and the intimate details of the private man
Atlas of the Holocaust by Martin Gilbert( )

125 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas of the Holocaust, the product of seven years' research, is a comprehensive record of the Nazi attempt to annihilate the Jews of Europe during World War II. World-renowned historian Martin Gilbert has drawn each of the 316 maps especially for this atlas. All are fully annotated and are based on documentary evidence from a wide range of sources. The atlas traces each phase of the Holocaust, beginning with the anti-Semitic violence of prewar Germany and leading to the
Winston S. Churchill by Randolph S Churchill( Book )

69 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 3-<8> by Martin Gilbert. v. 1. Youth, 1874-1900.--v. 2. Young statesman, 1901-1914. Companion. pt. 1. 1901-1907. pt. 2. 1907-1911. pt. 3. 1911-1914.--v. 3. 1914-1916, the challenge of war. Companion. pt. 1. July 1914-April 1915. pt. 2. May 1915-December 1916. --Companion v. 5 <pt. 1-2>--v. 6. Finest hour, 1939-1941.--v. 7 Road to victory, 1941-1945 -- v. 8. 'Never despair', 1945-1965
The Second World War : a complete history by Martin Gilbert( Book )

76 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the global war, weaving together all its aspects--political, military, diplomatic, and civilian
The First World War : a complete history by Martin Gilbert( Book )

59 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At 11:15 on the morning of June 28, 1914, in an outpost of the Austro-Hungarian Empire called Sarajevo, the twentieth century could be said to have been born. The repercussions of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand -- Emperor Franz Josef's nephew and heir apparent -- by a Bosnian Serb are with us to this day. The immediate aftermath of that act was war. Global in extent, it would last almost five years and leave five million civilian casualties and more than nine million military dead. On both the Allied and Central Powers sides, losses -- missing, wounded, dead -- were enormous. After the war, barely a town or village in Europe was without its monument to the dead. The war also left us with new technologies of death: tanks, planes, and submarines; reliable rapid-fire machine guns and artillery; motorized cavalry. It ushered in new tactics of warfare: shipping convoys and U-boat packs, dog fights and reconnaissance air support. And it bequeathed to us terrors we still cannot control: poison gas and chemical warfare, strategic bombing of civilian targets, massacres and atrocities against entire population groups. But most of all, it changed our world. In its wake, empires toppled, monarchies fell, whole political systems realigned. Instabilities became institutionalized, enmities enshrined. Revolution swept to power ideologies of the left and right. And the social order shifted seismically. Manners, mores, codes of behavior; literature and the arts; education and class distinctions: all underwent a vast sea change. In all these ways, the twentieth century could be said to have been born on the morning of June 28, 1914. Now, in a companion volume to his acclaimed The Second World War, Martin Gilbert weaves together all of these elements to create a stunning, dramatic, and informative narrative. The First World War is everything we have come to expect from the scholar the Times Literary Supplement placed "in the first rank of contemporary historians."
The Holocaust : a history of the Jews of Europe during the Second World War by Martin Gilbert( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 2,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sets the scene with a brief history of anti-Semitism prior to Hitler, and documents the horrors of the Holocaust from 1933 onward, in an incisive, interpretive account of the genocide of World War II
Atlas of British history by Martin Gilbert( )

103 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Informative atlas charts the history of Britain, from the days of the Celts and the Roman Conquest to the present, offering coverage of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, as well as the rise and decline of the overseas empire
A history of the twentieth century by Martin Gilbert( Book )

95 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 2,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This history of the 20th century provides a narrative covering the critical eighteen years surrounding World War II
Atlas of World War I by Martin Gilbert( )

103 editions published between 1070 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This outstanding historical atlas from Martin Gilbert offers a definitive visual history of World War I. In 164 finely detailed, easy-to-read maps, it covers the origins of the war, the quarrels of the great European powers and the mobilization of 1914, plus the major battles and all the individual campaigns -- including the war at sea and in the air --putting them in the wider context of strategy. Beyond its thorough and precise military coverage, the atlas also explores the diplomatic, economic, and social aspects of the conflict, and many of the maps -- such as a map of German food riots in 1916, a state-by-state map of opposition to the war in the United States in April, 1917, or a map analyzing India's manpower contribution to war -- have put together normally scattered and diverse information with exceptional clarity. A final section of maps explores the political, economic, and human aftermath of the war. This fully revised Second Edition of The Atlas of World War I features new maps, including maps that detail the creation of Yugoslavia, and the Leipzig War Crimes Trials, and a map analyzing the manpower contribution of American soldiers, state-by-state"--Publisher's description
Israel : a history by Martin Gilbert( Book )

48 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Martin Gilbert traces Israel's history from the struggles of its pioneers in the nineteenth century up to the present day. Along the way, he describes the defining moments in the history of the Jewish people, among them the Balfour Declaration of 1917; the United Nations Partition Resolution of 1947; and the founding of the State of Israel in 1948"--Jacket
Winston Churchill, the wilderness years by Martin Gilbert( Book )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1928, Winston Churchill seemed to be at the very height of his career. He was Chancellor of the Exchequer and when he spoke in the House of Commons, MPs of every party flocked to hear his oratory. The leadership of the all-powerful Conservative party seemed within his grasp. A year later, however, all had changed. The Conservatives themselves were defeated, and out of office, Churchill found himself at odds with the leadership, especially over the future of India. When the National Government was formed in 1931, Churchill was not asked to join it. Thereafter, though out on his own, Churchill's acute political sense, foresight and courage were undiminished. Fed with secret inside information by a small, brave band of men - some of them risking their careers to help him - Churchill consistently warned of the Nazi danger, even before the rise of Hitler. And once Hitler came to power, he stepped up his attacks on Britain's failure to rearm. His message was belittled by the Government, which fought him at every turn, even refusing him the right to broadcast. But Churchill never gave up. Despite all the Government's efforts, and as a result of Churchill's courage and perseverance, the British public came to realize the truth of his warnings; the bond was formed that was to be so vital in the years that followed, when Britain and Churchill stood together, but alone. -- Amazon
Auschwitz and the Allies by Martin Gilbert( Book )

58 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and German and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A devastating account of how the Allies responded to the news of Hitler's mass murder"--Cover
Kristallnacht : prelude to destruction by Martin Gilbert( Book )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kristallnacht - the night of broken glass - saw the destruction in a single night of more than a thousand synagogues, the ransacking of tens of thousands of Jewish shops and homes, and more than 30,000 Jewish men rounded up and taken to concentration camps. No other attack on Jews during the course of the Second World War was as widely reported by contemporary observers. Drawing on personal correspondence with more than fifty eyewitnesses and on vivid newspaper and diplomatic reports, pre-eminent historian Martin Gilbert has produced a meticulously researched account of the event."--Jacket
Jewish history atlas by Martin Gilbert( )

94 editions published between 1967 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This atlas traces the world wide Jewish migration from ancient Mesopotamia to modern Israel. It seeks to follow the divers-and sometimes obscure-path of far ranging people, and to map their strange experiences in good times and bad. (Take from preface.)
The righteous : the unsung heroes of the Holocaust by Martin Gilbert( Book )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert re-creates the stories of hundreds of non-Jews who, during the Holocaust, risked their lives to help save Jews from deportation and death. Drawing on twenty-five years of original research, Gilbert takes us through Germany and every occupied country from Norway to Greece, from the Atlantic to the Baltic, where the Righteous, by their lifesaving actions, challenged Nazi barbarism. The Greek Orthodox Princess Alice, who hid Jewish families in her Athens home; a Polish woman, "the Angel of Lvov," who worked closely with the Roman Catholic Church to obtain false certificates of baptism for those in imminent danger; and Albanian Muslims, who disguised Jews as their own brethren in order for them to be saved, are just a few of the Righteous whom we encounter within these pages. Others were priests and nuns, teachers and diplomats, colleagues and neighbors: above all, "ordinary" men and women, decent human beings. According to Jewish tradition, "Whoever saves one life; it is as if he saved the entire world." The Righteous of Martin Gilbert's book certainly upheld that ideal, as they inspire us with their righteous acts to this day
The appeasers by Martin Gilbert( Book )

56 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pre-war administration of Neville Chamberlain pursued a policy of appeasement with Germany in the mistaken belief that it would cause Hitler to cease his belligerent plans. This is an account of how this foreign policy was developed, how it was carried out and how it was misconceived
American history atlas by Martin Gilbert( )

50 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American history, from its original prehistoric settlements to present day, is depicted in this important atlas. These maps provide a wealth of historical and statistical information and cover a wide range of subjects. They show changes in the political, social, religious, and economic development of America as well as major wars, battles, explorations, alliances, and the growth and expansion of various aspects of American life, such as transportation, trade, agriculture, and industry. Each map and the accompanying legend are carefully planned and designed to provide a graphic, visual narrative of the wide sweep of American history, and depict specific events or developments in such a way that all relevant data can be easily understood."--Jacket flap
The Routledge atlas of American history by Martin Gilbert( )

55 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition presents a series of clear and detailed maps, accompanied by informative captions, facts, and figures, updated with additional maps and text. The complete history of America is unrolled through vivid representations of all the significant landmarks
The day the war ended : May 8, 1945--victory in Europe by Martin Gilbert( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated history provides both personal and public accounts of May 8, 1945, the day World War II ended in Europe
Churchill and America by Martin Gilbert( Book )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert tells the intensely human story of Winston Churchill's profound connection to America, a relationship that resulted in an Anglo-American alliance that has stood at the center of international relations for more than a century
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The Holocaust : a history of the Jews of Europe during the Second World War
Atlas of the HolocaustWinston S. ChurchillThe Second World War : a complete historyThe First World War : a complete historyThe Holocaust : a history of the Jews of Europe during the Second World WarAtlas of British historyA history of the twentieth centuryAtlas of World War I
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