Pillar of Fire: Dunkirk 1940

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Birlinn, 2000 - 256 pages
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The German advance of 1940 and the miraculous rescue of the British Expeditionary Force from the Dunkirk beaches has been described in several famous books but this dramatic first-hand account has not been readily available in the United States. In addition to unforgettable accounts of day-to-day actions, the author offers perceptive observations on the inefficiency and unpreparedness of the British authorities in the face of German aggression.

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Contents

The Routed Heroes
1
The Day War Broke Out
13
The Cardboard Army
16
Copyright

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Ronald Atkin is a writer who has won many awards for his journalism, and is the author of numerous books on history and sport.

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