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Retreat to victory.

Allan A. Michie

Retreat to victory.

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Published by Alliance Book Corporation in Chicago, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD743 .M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination492 p.
    Number of Pages492
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6438288M
    LC Control Number42019402
    OCLC/WorldCa394258

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Twice in the 20th century, a British Expeditionary Force has taken the field in Northern France to fight beside the French Army. Twice, the Expeditionary Force has survived threat of complete destruction. But the differences between the Retreat to Dunkirk Retreat to victory.

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