Engineers of Victory

Engineers of Victory

The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War

eBook - 2013
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"Engineers of Victory" is a new account of how the tide was turned against the Nazis by the Allies in the Second World War, the focus being on the problem-solvers: Major-General Perry Hobart, who invented the "funny tanks" which flattened the curve on the D-Day beaches; Flight Lieutenant Ronnie Harker "the man who put the Merlin in the Mustang"; and Captain "Johnny" Walker, the convoy captain who worked out how to sink U-boats with a "creeping barrage".
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781588368980
158836898X
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 436 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill., maps

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