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The Resource The Polar Bear Expedition : the heroes of America's forgotten invasion of Russia, 1918-1919, James Carl Nelson

The Polar Bear Expedition : the heroes of America's forgotten invasion of Russia, 1918-1919, James Carl Nelson

Label
The Polar Bear Expedition : the heroes of America's forgotten invasion of Russia, 1918-1919
Title
The Polar Bear Expedition
Title remainder
the heroes of America's forgotten invasion of Russia, 1918-1919
Statement of responsibility
James Carl Nelson
Title variation
America's forgotten invasion of Russia
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The extraordinary true story of America's forgotten invasion of Russia: one-thousand miles north of Moscow, five-thousand brave U.S. troops from Michigan fought the Red Army during the winter of 1918-1919 in brutal arctic conditions."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, James Carl
Dewey number
947.084/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DK265.42.U5
LC item number
N45 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Polar Bear Expedition
  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • Michigan
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Soviet Union
  • History
  • Military history
Target audience
adult
Label
The Polar Bear Expedition : the heroes of America's forgotten invasion of Russia, 1918-1919, James Carl Nelson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note: The polar bears -- Prologue -- The march to intervention -- Over where -- To Russia. With angst -- We're here because we're here -- Archangel -- Upriver -- The romance of Company A -- The strangest fighting mission ever undertaken -- The bridge -- Onega -- Storm clouds -- Friends and comrades -- Verst 445 -- Armistice Day, part 1 -- Armistice Day, part 2 -- The Pinega -- The lonely death of Francis Cuff -- Medicine men -- A Thanksgiving of sorts -- Better than no war at all -- "K" means Kodish -- The sad case of Sergeant Young -- The devil comes to Nijni Gora -- Flight -- Vistafka -- To what end -- Why did we go to Russia -- The Ballad of Bolshie Ozerki -- Getting out -- The Gulag Amerikanski -- A return to Russia -- Epilogue
Control code
on1041763187
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 309 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062852786
Lccn
2018037597
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1041763187
Label
The Polar Bear Expedition : the heroes of America's forgotten invasion of Russia, 1918-1919, James Carl Nelson
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note: The polar bears -- Prologue -- The march to intervention -- Over where -- To Russia. With angst -- We're here because we're here -- Archangel -- Upriver -- The romance of Company A -- The strangest fighting mission ever undertaken -- The bridge -- Onega -- Storm clouds -- Friends and comrades -- Verst 445 -- Armistice Day, part 1 -- Armistice Day, part 2 -- The Pinega -- The lonely death of Francis Cuff -- Medicine men -- A Thanksgiving of sorts -- Better than no war at all -- "K" means Kodish -- The sad case of Sergeant Young -- The devil comes to Nijni Gora -- Flight -- Vistafka -- To what end -- Why did we go to Russia -- The Ballad of Bolshie Ozerki -- Getting out -- The Gulag Amerikanski -- A return to Russia -- Epilogue
Control code
on1041763187
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 309 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062852786
Lccn
2018037597
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1041763187

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