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A selection of popular titles relating to Operation Dynamo
Dunkirk Evacuation – Operation Dynamo Dunkirk Nine Days That Saved An Army The Dunkirk Evacuation in 100 Objects Cassel and Hazebrouck 1940

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Retreat and Rearguard – Dunkirk 1940 Guardsman and Commando The Royal Navy at Dunkirk The Road to Dunkirk

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Armoured Warfare and the Fall of France Over the Wire Fighting Hitler from Dunkirk to D-Day The BEF in France 1939-1940

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Arras Counter-Attack 1940 by Tim Saunders.

On 21 May 1940 during the ill-fated Dunkirk Campaign the British launched an operation spearheaded by two tank regiments to help secure the city of Arras. This was the only significant armoured operation mounted by the British during the campaign.

Poorly coordinated and starting badly the Matilda tanks ran into the flanks of Rommel’s over extended 7th Panzer Division. With the German anti-tank guns, unable to penetrate the armour of the British tanks, Rommel’s infantry fell into chaos as the Matildas plunged deep into their flank. The Germans were machinegunned and started to surrendered in large numbers but with the British infantry lagging well behind, fighting their own battles in the villages, there was no one to round them up.

Into this scene of chaos entered Rommel whose personal leadership and example started to steady his troops and organise an effective response, despite being spattered with the brains of his aide de camp. This was classic Rommel but in the aftermath, he claimed to have been attacked by five divisions.

The Arras counter-attack contributed to Hitler issuing the famous ‘halt order’ to his panzers that arguably did much to allow the British Army to withdraw to Dunkirk and escape total destruction.

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Dunkirk: From Disaster to Deliverance The Dunkirk Perimeter and Evacuation 1940 Calais

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Only £10: Last Boat from Dunkirk: The Dunkirk Evacuation – The Veterans’ Accounts.

Last Boat from Dunkirk gives viewers the special privilege of joining a group of elderly veterans on an emotional pilgrimage – to the scene of the world’s most famous wartime evacuation. Our cameras will be with them as they return to pay their respects to the brothers-in-arms they lost, while re-living those dramatic memories of the famed Operation Dynamo, which began at Dunkirk in May 1940.

Historians can provide an over-view of a campaign but it is only the people who were actually there that can give the personal, ground-level perspective of what happened, and why. In telling their story, we will show you genuine archive TV footage of the conflicts, along with personal photos which are part of the mens private collections. Photos taken during the conflict will provide a stark illustration to their stories.

The Massacre at Le Paradis – 27 May 1940
The SS Massacre at Le Paradis, 27 May 1940 The 2nd Norfolk Regiment: From Le Paradis to Kohima Last Stand at Le Paradis

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Dunkirk and the Fall of France The End of Glory Escaping with His Life Killing the Bismarck

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The Road to Dunkirk Fighting Hitler from Dunkirk to D-Day The British Army in France After Dunkirk The BEF in France 1939-1940

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Arras Counter-Attack 1940 The Battle for France Donald Dean VC Alarm Starboard!

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