The miracle of Dunkirk : the true story of Operation Dynamo / Walter Lord.
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- ISBN: 9781504047548
- ISBN: 1504047540
- Physical Description: xiv, 349 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
- Publisher: New York, New York : Open Road Integrated Media, Inc., 2017.
- Copyright: ©1982
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The closing trap -- No. 17 turns up -- "Operation Dynamo" -- Buying time -- "Plenty of troops, few boats" -- The gap -- Torpedoes in the night -- Assault from the sky -- The little ships -- "Bras- dessus, bras-dessus!" -- Holding the perimeter -- "I have never prayed so hard before" -- "BEF evacuated" -- The last might -- Deliverance.
In May 1940, the remnants of the French and British armies, broken by Hitler's blitzkrieg, retreated to Dunkirk. Hemmed in by overwhelming Nazi strength, the 338,000 men gathered on the beach were all that stood between Hitler and Western Europe. Crush them, and the path to Paris and London was clear. Unable to retreat any farther, the Allied soldiers set up defense positions and prayed for deliverance. Prime Minister Winston Churchill ordered an evacuation on May 26, expecting to save no more than a handful of his men. But Britain would not let its soldiers down. Hundreds of fishing boats, pleasure yachts, and commercial vessels streamed into the Channel to back up the Royal Navy, and in a week nearly the entire army was ferried safely back to England.
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|Subject:||Dunkirk, Battle of, Dunkerque, France, 1940.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > France.
HISTORY / Military / World War II.
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain / General.
HISTORY / Military / Strategy.