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Surviving the Nazi onslaught : the defence of Calais to the death march for freedom

Author: Carole McEntee-Taylor
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ted Taylor, 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, was sent to France in May 1940 as part of Calais Force. Initially sent to open up supply lines to the rapidly retreating BEF, they soon found themselves defending Calais against the might of the 10th Panzer Division. Outnumbered by at least three to one they held out for 4 days until they ran out of ammunition and were forced to surrender. For the next five years Ted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McEntee-Taylor, Carole.
Surviving the Nazi Onslaught : The Defence of Calais to the Death March for Freedom.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carole McEntee-Taylor
ISBN: 9781473839212 1473839211
OCLC Number: 899007000
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (215 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword by Field Marshal Lord Bramall KG GCB OBE MC; Churchill's Speech to Parliament on 4 June 1940; Prologue; Chapter 1: The Cricket Match; Chapter 2: Calais Force On the Move; Chapter 3: 'Will You Marry Me?'; Chapter 4: 'Stick It In, Twist It Round and Pull It Out'; Chapter 5: 'If I'd wanted To Be a Sailor I'd Have Joined The Navy'; Chapter 6: Too Close For Comfort; Chapter 7: 'Like Hell Let Loose On Earth'; Chapter 8: The End Of The Line; Chapter 9: The Signal Pad; Chapter 10: Meanwhile; Chapter 11: The Weekend Trippers. Chapter 12: Out of The Frying PanChapter 13: Stalag XXA; Chapter 14: France Surrenders; Chapter 15: Goose For Lunch; Chapter 16: Stolzenburg; Chapter 17: Liberation; Chapter 18: Death On The Road; Chapter 19: Home; Post Script; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Carole McEntee-Taylor ; [foreword by Field Marshal Lord Bramall KG, GCB, OBE, MC].

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The story of Ted Taylor, 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, was sent to France in May 1940. Outnumbered by at least three to one they held out for 4 days until forced to surrender. Includes the  Read more...

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