Dunkirk: Fight to the Last Man

Dunkirk: Fight to the Last Man

by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore

ISBN-10: 0674024397

ISBN-13: 9780674024397

Pub. Date: 11/28/2006

Publisher: Harvard University Press

About the Author:
Hugh Sebag-Montefiore is a journalist and the author of Enigma: The Battle for the Code


About the Author:
Hugh Sebag-Montefiore is a journalist and the author of Enigma: The Battle for the Code

Product Details

Harvard University Press
Publication date:
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.37(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations     vii
List of Maps     x
Introduction     xi
Note to Readers     xviii
Moment of Truth     1
The BEF Arrives in France     6
The Mechelen Affair     26
The Final Warning     38
The Matador's Cloak     46
Charging Bull     59
Into Battle     72
Over the River Meuse     80
Flight     96
Battle of the Bulge     109
Lambs to the Slaughter     125
The Arras Counter-Attack     142
We Stand and Fight     156
Escape from Arras     173
Boulogne and the Useless Mouths     188
Evacuation of Boulogne     200
Calais and the French Complaint     212
Calais - Fight to the Finish     225
Lucky Breaks     240
Siege at Cassel     255
Surrounded at Le Paradis     279
Massacre at Le Paradis     293
Manhunt     303
Crisis in the North     322
Up the Glosters     335
Massacre at Wormhout     345
Escape to Dunkirk     362
The DunkirkArmada     375
Beached     384
Entente Cordiale     395
Evacuation     412
Rearguard     423
Mission Accomplished     440
Payback     448
Sacrifice of the 51st Highland Division     458
The Sinking of the Lancastria     481
Epilogue     497
Maps     507
Appendices     539
Dramatis Personae     543
Abbreviations     547
Notes     549
Bibliography and Sources     645
Acknowledgements     661
Index     667

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