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Dunkirk : fight to the last man

Author: Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
Publisher: London : Viking, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Using new material from British, French, Belgian, German, Russian and Czechoslovakian archives, and interviews with the last surviving witnesses of the Dunkirk campaign, Hugh Sebag-Montefiore can at last tell the true story of how the British Army was evacuated from Dunkirk and from France in 1940"--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sebag-Montefiore, Hugh.
Dunkirk.
London : Viking, 2006
(OCoLC)607300612
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
ISBN: 9780670910823 0670910821
OCLC Number: 57637600
Description: xvii, 701 pages, plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Moment of truth --
2. The BEF arrives in France --
3. The Mechelen affair --
4. The final warning --
5. The matador's cloak --
6. Charging bull --
7. Into battle --
8. Over the River Meuse --
9. Flight --
10. Battle of the Bulge --
11. Lambs to the slaughter --
12. The Arras counter-attack --
13. We stand and fight --
14. Escape from Arras --
15. Boulogne and the useless mouths --
16. Evacuation of Boulogne --
17. Calais and the French complaint --
18. Calais --
fight to the finish --
19. Lucky breaks --
20. Siege at Cassel --
21. Surrounded at Le Paradis --
22. Massacre at Le Paradis --
23. Manhunt --
24. Crisis in the north --
25. Up the Glosters --
26. Massacre at Wormhout --
27. Escape to Dunkirk --
28. The Dunkirk Armada --
29. Beached --
30. Entente cordiale --
31. Evacuation --
32. Rearguard --
33. Mission accomplished --
34. Payback --
35. Sacrifice of the 51st highland division --
36. The sinking of the Lancastria.
Responsibility: Hugh Sebag-Montefiore.

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"Using new material from British, French, Belgian, German, Russian and Czechoslovakian archives, and interviews with the last surviving witnesses of the Dunkirk campaign, Hugh Sebag-Montefiore can at last tell the true story of how the British Army was evacuated from Dunkirk and from France in 1940"--Jacket.

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