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Dunkirk : the history behind the major motion picture

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First U.S. edition.

The Battle of Dunkirk, in May/June 1940, is remembered as a stunning defeat, yet a major victory as well. The Nazis had beaten back the Allies and pushed them across France to the northern port of Dunkirk. In the ultimate race against time, more than 300,000 Allied soldiers were daringly evacuated across the Channel. This moment of German aggression was used by Winston Churchill as a call to Franklin Roosevelt to enter the war. Now, historian Joshua Levine explores the real lives of those soldiers, bombed and strafed on the beaches for days on end, without food or ammunition; the civilians whose boats were overloaded; the airmen who risked their lives to buy their companions on the ground precious time; and those who did not escape.

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Avon Free Library 940.5421 LEV (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52113300454368
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10/10/2017
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Bell Memorial Library - Nunda 940.54 LEV (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52114300177140
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10/11/2017
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Newark Public Library 940.54 LEV (Text)
Adult New Materials
52125300796713
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10/10/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 940.54 LEV (Text)
Adult New Materials
31846002745288
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10/04/2017

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