Private Johnny Hawke, aged sixteen, lies about his age so that he can join the army. In 1940 he faces artillery fire at Dunkirk Johnny's platoon must help hold the town of Cassel for as long as possible to allow the British Expeditionary Force to reach Dunkirk where boats are waiting to take them to safety in Britain. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.

Duty Calls: Dunkirk 2015, Puffin Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780141332192

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