Dunkirk: A Miracle of Deliverance

Dunkirk: A Miracle of Deliverance

by David Boyle

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Dunkirk: A Miracle of Deliverance by David Boyle

Dunkirk has gone into British history as a myth, with its patient queuing on the beaches, its ferry boats and stew in cocktail glasses. We have forgotten the blood, thirst and desperation, and the extraordinary feat of organisation.

This day-by-day account puts the story back in context. It records those crucial nine days in summer, looking not just at the beaches, the rearguard, the naval operation and the little ships, but at what was happening in the military headquarters, in the cabinets in London and Paris, and how people felt at the time about what was taking place - events that were to change Europe and the UK forever.

It reveals not just a miracle, but an amazing feat of administration and endurance, that made the reputation of one man in particular - Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781547045365
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/30/2017
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,000,166
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

David Boyle is a historian and author on a number of subjects including business and politics and the future. He was inspired to write about Dunkirk because of parallels between those events and the current drive towards Brexit. He lives in the South Downs.

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