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This superbly illustrated book captures the dramatic action of May and June 1940.
The speed and ferocity of the German onslaught took the Allies by surprise as Hitler's land and air forces annihilated the inferior opposition. After 9 months stalemate the collapse was cataclysmic and Holland and Belgium quickly fell leaving the British and French forces outflanked and outfought.
Panic set in and huge numbers of civilian refugees clogged the roads making the Allies? withdrawal even more precarious. The miracle of Dunkirk saved vast numbers of British and French forces but could not prevent previously unseen images of Rommel's Ghost Division.
About the Author
Ian Baxter is a prolific author and collector f wartime images. He has published an impressive number of Images of War books.
ISBN: 9781848843127 ISBN-10: 1848843127 Series: Images of War Audience:
Number Of Pages: 144 Published: 30th April 2010 Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9
Weight (kg): 0.44