Item description for AIR BATTLE FOR DUNKIRK: 26 May - 3 June 1940 by Norman Franks...
'Where is the RAF?' was the oft-quoted question asked by soldiers waiting on the beach at Dunkirk, to where they had retreated following the German blitzkrieg through northern France, and where they were now being pounded by the Luftwaffe. The air forces were there, as Norman Franks proves, detailing the outstanding achievements of the Allied pilots who had earlier had easy victories over the Polish, Dutch and Belgian air forces. The RAF's achievement reminds us just how close Britain came to disaster in June 1940.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.13" Width: 6.06" Height: 0.71" Weight: 0.53 lbs.
Publisher Grub Street
ISBN 1904943438 ISBN13 9781904943433
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More About Norman Franks
Norman Franks lives in East Sussex and is a recognised authority on both World War 1 and World War 2 aviation history. With around 80 published works on his subject, he has written many titles for Osprey.