Most widely held works by Laurence Thompson
The world at war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 874 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.
Tough old gut ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Winston Churchill describes Italy to Stalin as "the soft underbelly of the crocodile". It is his arguments that persuade the American to join the Allies--reluctantly on the road to home. In November 1942, 11 months after Pearl Harbor, they meet the Wehrmacht for the first time. And in Tunisia they suffer what is to be their worst defeat of the war at the hands of the better equipped, more experienced Afrika Korps.
Distant war 1939-40 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Summarizes Britain's attempts to accustom herself to the idea of war. Recounts the incident of the Graf Spec, the fall of Finland and the story of how the decision was made between Halifax and Churchhill.
The World at war. 2, Distant war, September 1939-May 1940 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
A documentary on the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and the entrance of England into the war. Also focuses on Winston Churchill's rise as prime minister.
It's a lovely day tomorrow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Monsoon conditions for five months of every year with the attendant problems of disease make the lot of the Burma Army "just a nightmare". Europeans find jungle conditions alien, and the Japanese ability not only to endure but to thrive in the same circumstance helps build a "superman" myth among the allied soliders.
The world at war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
An historical collection in words and film of World War II.
1940 : year of legend, year of history by Laurence Thompson ( Book )
4 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 libraries worldwide
1940: year of legend, year of history by Laurence Thompson ( Book )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and Danish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Colorado, Anthracite sheet by Geological Survey (U.S.) ( )
5 editions published between 1889 and 1912 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A new Germany, 1933-1939 Distant war, 1939-1940 ( Visual )
in Undetermined and held by 4 libraries worldwide
1. Germany, stricken by humiliating defeat and deep economic depression, begins to respond to the hopes of regained national pride offered by Hitler and National Socialism. As Europe looks on apprehensively, Germany threatens to invade Poland. -- 2. Germany invades Poland and Prime Minister Chamberlain is forced to bring an unprepared Britain into the war. Following the failure of British forces in Norway, Chamberlain is replaced by Churchill as the Nazi war machine rolls into the Netherlands and France.
Colorado, (Gunnison County) Anthracite sheet by Geological Survey (U.S.) ( )
4 editions published between 1918 and 1956 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Portrait of England : News from somewhere by Laurence Thompson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The challenge of change by Laurence Thompson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Colorado, Crested Butte sheet by Geological Survey (U.S.) ( )
9 editions published between 1889 and 1956 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Alone: Britain, May 1940-May 1941 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Nearly 350,000 Allied troops are dramatically rescued at Dunkirk. British morale plummets, but Churchill inspires his nation to fight on alone. The RAF heroically battles the Luftwaffe in the skies over London, and Britain gains a reprieve as Hitler's offensive turns to Russia.
Und singen in der Wildnis by Laurence Thompson ( Book )
2 editions published between 1953 and 1955 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
1940. Det historiske år. Overs. af Arne Herløv Petersen : (Overs. fra engelsk efter: "1940 year of legend - year of history") ( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The boy's book of Scotland Yard by Laurence Thompson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
France falls, May-June 1940 Alone, Britan, May 1940-June 1941 ( Visual )
in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
1. The French Army is humiliated as France is invaded and Paris falls. The British Expeditionary Force is pushed back and Hitler stands poised and ready to invade Britain. -- 2. Under the leadership of Winston Churchill, Britain fights on alone. Nearly 350,000 Allied troops are rescued from Dunkirk, in retreat, and morale has never been lower. Britain is saved when Hitler diverts his forces to the Russian front.
Crested Butte sheet : topography by W. H Leffingwell ( )
1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Africa, North Ambrose, Stephen E Bombardment of Hiroshima-shi (Japan : 1945) Britain, Battle of (Great Britain : 1940) Churchill, Winston,--1874-1965 Colorado--Gunnison County Colorado--Pitkin County Commonwealth of Nations Conference proceedings Documentary films Documentary television programs Documentary television programs England France Genocide Germany Great Britain Hawaii Historical television programs History History, Modern Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Interviews Italy Japan Japan--Hiroshima-shi Junge, Gertraud Maps Massachusetts Massachusetts--Franklin County Massachusetts--Plymouth County Massachusetts--Worcester County Military campaigns Narvik, Battle of (Norway : 1940) New Hampshire New Hampshire--Cheshire County Nonfiction television programs Norway Norway--Narvik Occupation of Poland (1939-1945) Pacific Ocean Pearl Harbor, Attack on (Hawaii : 1941) Poland Russia (Federation)--Volgograd Social history Stalingrad, Battle of (Volgograd, Russia : 1942-1943) Topographic maps Vermont--Windham County Videocassettes World War (1939-1945)
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