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The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945 / by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns ; picture research by David McMahon.

Ward, Geoffrey C., (author.). Burns, Ken, 1953- (Added Author).

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Available copies

  • 22 of 23 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kershaw County Library System.

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0 current holds with 23 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kershaw - Camden Library 940.53W (Text) 33255002613397 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Kershaw - Overflow 940.53 WAR (Text) 33255003296929 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307262837
  • ISBN: 0307262839
  • Physical Description: xxv, 451 pages : illustrations (some color), , facsimiles, color maps, portraits ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the Ken Burns film.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A necessary war, December 1941-December 1942 -- When things get tough, January - November 1943 -- A deadly calling, November 1943-June 1944 -- Pride of our nation, June-August 1944 -- Fubar, August-December 1944 -- A world without war, March-August 1945.
Summary, etc.:
As companion to the PBS series airing in September 2007, "The War" focuses on the citizens of four towns--Luverne, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama, following more than forty people from 1941 to 1945. Maps and hundreds of photographs enrich this compelling, unflinching narrative.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > United States.
World War, 1939-1945 > Social aspects > United States.

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