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The evacuation from Dunkirk : Operation Dynamo, 26 May-4 June 1940

Author: W J R Gardner; Great Britain. Admiralty. Historical Section.
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 2000.
Series: Whitehall histories., Naval Staff histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dunkirk was no victory, but it did preserve the basis of an army that was to carry Britain and later the Allies through the hard years aheads. This book presents the Navy's own history of the evacuation.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W J R Gardner; Great Britain. Admiralty. Historical Section.
ISBN: 0714651206 9780714651200 0714681504 9780714681504
OCLC Number: 44046727
Notes: Originally prepared by the Historical Section of the Admiralty in 1949 as Battle Summary No. 41.
Description: xiv, 210 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Admiral Sir Michael Boyce, the First Sea Lord --
Preface to the New Edition / W.J.R. Gardner --
Preliminary Events, 10-18 May 1940 --
The Week before 'Operation Dynamo', 19-25 May 1940 --
Operation Dynamo is Commenced, Sunday, 26 May 1940 --
Monday, 27 May --
Tuesday, 28 May --
Wednesday, 29 May --
Thursday, 30 May --
Friday, 31 May: Evacuation Reaches its Zenith --
Saturday, 1 June: Germans Renew Their Heavy Air Effort --
The Night of 1-2 June and from Daylight to Dusk on the 2nd --
The Night of 2-3 June: BEF Evacuated --
The Final Night, 3-4 June --
Analysis of the Operation.
Series Title: Whitehall histories., Naval Staff histories.
Responsibility: edited and with a preface by W.J.R. Gardner.
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