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Dunkirk : the history behind the major motion picture Joshua Levine.

Dunkirk : the history behind the major motion picture Joshua Levine.
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ISBN 9780008227883
Author Levine, Joshua
Title Dunkirk : the history behind the major motion picture [electronic resource] / Joshua Levine.
Publisher/Date [London] : William Collins, 2017.
Pagination etc. 1 online resource.
Contents note Downloadable eBook.
Summary Note The Battle of Dunkirk, in May/June 1940, is remembered as a stunning defeat, yet a major victory as well. The Nazis had beaten back the Allies and pushed them across France to the northern port of Dunkirk. In the ultimate race against time, more than 300,000 Allied soldiers were daringly evacuated across the Channel. This moment of German aggression was used by Winston Churchill as a call to Franklin Roosevelt to enter the war. Now, historian Joshua Levine explores the real lives of those soldiers, bombed and strafed on the beaches for days on end, without food or ammunition; the civilians whose boats were overloaded; the airmen who risked their lives to buy their companions on the ground precious time; and those who did not escape.
Subject Dunkirk, Battle of, Dunkerque, France, 1940
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British
Electronic books.
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