Tigers at Dunkirk: The Leicestershire Regiment and the Fall of France

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"In this compelling new study of the disastrous 1940 campaign in France and Flanders, Matthew Richardson reconstructs in vivid detail the British Army's defeat as it was experienced by the soldiers of a single battalion, the 2nd/5th Leicesters. These men typified the ill-equipped, under-trained British battalions that faced the Blitzkrieg and the might of Hitler's legions. They were thrown into a series of desperate, one-sided engagements that resulted in a humiliating retreat, then evacuation from Dunkirk. This is their ...

Tigers at Dunkirk: The Leicestershire Regiment and the Fall of France 2010, Pen & Sword Books

ISBN-13: 9781848842106

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