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Calais : 30 Brigade's Defiant Defence May 1940 - COOKSEY JON


30 Brigade's Defiant Defence May 1940

Paperback Published: 16th March 1999
ISBN: 9780850526479
Number Of Pages: 160

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This is the story of the Battle of Calais, a short but bloody struggle to delay the German advance in May 1940. It is a story of uncertainty, of taut nerves, of heat, dust, raging thirst and hand-to-hand fighting in the narrow streets of the channel port now known to millions of Britons as a gateway to the Continent. The guide will take the visitor beyond the ferry terminal and hypermarkets to reveal the hidden Calais and the actions of individuals and units.

ISBN: 9780850526479
ISBN-10: 0850526477
Series: Battleground Europe
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 16th March 1999
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.5  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.28