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World of Ships - #14 The Dunkirk Evacuation 1940

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World of Ships

Issue 14

The Dunkirk Evacuation 1940


Operation Dynamo and the ships that saved an army

Operation Dynamo, the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk, began on 26 May and ended on 3 June 1940. Whatever assessment is made of the evacuation, it has become a part of the national consciousness, with the ‘Little Ships’ elevated to the status of heroes for the role they played in helping save the soldiers. Warships and large passenger vessels also played a significant part, as did paddler steamers, tugs, lifeboats and barges that were called to help.

This book provides short histories of well over 200 ships, from ferries to tugs, warships to barges, and little ships to lifeboats that crossed the Channel to save Allied soldiers from the Germans, as well as photographs of many of them.

This outstanding new book provides anyone interested in the famous evacuation with details of the ships and craft which went to help.

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