The Epic of Dunkirk

The Epic of Dunkirk On th May with the Battle of France all but lost one of the greatest undertakings of the Second World War began the evacuation of Dunkirk Nine days later the hastily assembled armada of over

  • Title: The Epic of Dunkirk
  • Author: E. Keble Chatterton
  • ISBN: B015EO08U8
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • On 27th May 1940, with the Battle of France all but lost, one of the greatest undertakings of the Second World War began the evacuation of Dunkirk Nine days later, the hastily assembled armada of over eight hundred vessels had rescued nearly 340,000 Allied soldiers from across the Channel and brought them back to England A prominent memory in the U.K sometimes the conOn 27th May 1940, with the Battle of France all but lost, one of the greatest undertakings of the Second World War began the evacuation of Dunkirk Nine days later, the hastily assembled armada of over eight hundred vessels had rescued nearly 340,000 Allied soldiers from across the Channel and brought them back to England A prominent memory in the U.K sometimes the contribution of the French, Dutch and Belgians alongside the Royal Navy, Merchant Navy and other ship owners is overlooked, as are the pocket defences that distracted attention from Dunkirk, at Calais, Lille and Amiens In The Epic of Dunkirk Chatterton does not merely tell one story but many, drawn from these different viewpoints only when woven together can the memory we know be produced A keen sailor and former serviceman, Chatterton s account of the Miracle of Dunkirk is a rare narrative history, not only easily accessible but offering a detailed, informed insight Edward Keble Chatterton 1878 1944 was a sailor and prolific writer from Sheffield His voyages across the English Channel, to the Netherlands, around the Mediterranean and through the French canals led to many articles and books Joining the R.N.V.R at the outbreak of WWI he commanded a motor launch flotilla, leaving the service in 1919 as a Lieutenant Commander Between the wars his output included works about model ships, juvenile novels, and narrative histories of naval events from 1939, his writing focused upon WWII Albion Press is an imprint of Endeavour Press, the UK s leading independent digital publisher For information on our titles please sign up to our newsletter at endeavourpress Each week you will receive updates on free and discounted ebooks Follow us on Twitter EndeavourPress and on Facebook via on.fb 1HweQV7 We are always interested in hearing from our readers Endeavour Press believes that the future is now.

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    1. Opracowanie Edwarda Keble'a Chattertona jest o tyle ciekawym ujęciem wydarzeń, które rozegrały się podczas ewakuacji przez Dunkierkę, że powstało i zostało opublikowane, po raz pierwszy, zaledwie po kilku miesiącach od okresu, w którym rozegrały opisane w nim wydarzenia. Chatterton daleki jest tu od bycia "politycznie poprawnym" a jego opis wydarzeń jest pełnym patosu i - skądinąd zasłużonym - peanem wystosowanym pod adresem tych, którzy zbiorowym wysiłkiem ocalili tysiące l [...]

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