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Dear, Ian

Overview
Works: 43 works in 262 publications in 2 languages and 7,121 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Chronology  Dictionaries  History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Terminology  Directories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other
Classifications: D740, 940.5303
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ian Dear
The Oxford companion to World War II by Ian Dear( Book )

63 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 3,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite Korea, despite Vietnam, despite a dozen smaller conflicts, a generation of Americans refers to World War II simply as "the War." Indeed, there has been nothing like it in human history: a single war that spanned three continents - a war which saw more men and women under arms, more deaths, and more destruction than any other. Now Oxford University Press provides the definitive one-volume reference to this cataclysmic event
Oxford English : a guide to the language by Ian Dear( Book )

40 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten Commando, 1942-1945 by Ian Dear( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten commando var under 2.verdenskrig en inter-allieret enhed sammensat af polske, belgiske og norske soldater.I bogen beskrives opstilling af enheder og disses anvendelse og aktioner
Escape and Evasion : POW breakouts in world war two by Ian Dear( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford companion to ships & the sea by Ian Dear( Book )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This completely revised and updated edition offers more than 2600 entries as well as over 260 illustrations - on a wide range of topics, from aerodynamics, shipbuilding, marine engineering, and climate change to electric propulsion, marine pollution, and piracy. This ed. originally published: 2005
The America's Cup : an informal history by Ian Dear( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enterprise to Endeavour : the J-Class yachts by Ian Dear( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An A-Z of sailing terms by Ian Dear( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pocket Oxford guide to sailing terms( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabotage & subversion : stories from the files of the SOE and OSS by Ian Dear( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabotage and subversion : the SOE and OSS at war by Ian Dear( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

13 operationer under 2. verdenskrig varetaget af SOE (Special Operations Executive), der blandt andet varetog propaganda og sabotage og dannedes efter Churchill's ordre juli 1940 og OSS (Office of Strategic Services) der dannedes af amerikenerne juli 1942
The complete book of canoeing and kayaking by Gordon Richards( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Champagne Mumm book of ocean racing : an illustrated history by Ian Dear( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Yacht Squadron, 1815-1985 by Ian Dear( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spy and counterspy : secret agents and double agents from the Second World War to the Cold War by Ian Dear( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shadowy world of supposedly legalized spying has an enduring fascination for us all. This book reveals the web of spies that spanned the globe during and after the Second World War, working for organizations like MI5 & MI6, the CIA & OSS, Soviet Smersh & NKVD, Japanese Tokko and the German Gestapo
Great ocean liners : the heyday of luxury travel by Ian Dear( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early challenges of the America's Cup, 1851-1937 by Anthony John( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The America's Cup : an illustrated history by Ian Dear( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fastnet : the story of a great ocean race by Ian Dear( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwreck! by Ian Dear( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford companion to World War II
Alternative Names
Dear, I. C.

Dear, I. C. B.

Dear, I. C. B. 1935-

Dear, I. C. B. (Ian Colthurst Blake)

Dear, I. C. B. (Ian Colthurst Blake), 1935-

Dear, Ian

Dear, Ian 1935-

Dear, Ian C. 1935-

Dear, Ian C. B.

Dear, Ian C. B. 1935-

Dear, Ian Colthurst Blake 1935-

Languages
English (221)

Turkish (5)

Covers
Ten Commando, 1942-1945Escape and Evasion : POW breakouts in world war twoThe Oxford companion to ships & the seaEnterprise to Endeavour : the J-Class yachtsAn A-Z of sailing termsSabotage & subversion : stories from the files of the SOE and OSSSabotage and subversion : the SOE and OSS at war