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Boulogne: 20 Guards Brigades Fighting Defence-May 1940 Jon Cooksey

Boulogne: 20 Guards Brigades Fighting Defence-May 1940

Jon Cooksey

Published September 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780850528145
Paperback
192 pages
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Boulogne - 23 May, 1940. A town under siege. A rampant German panzer division hammers at its gates. Panic in the street and chaos on the docks. Air Raids. Frightened refugees and dispirited Allied soldiers scramble to escape. Churchill sendsMoreBoulogne - 23 May, 1940. A town under siege. A rampant German panzer division hammers at its gates. Panic in the street and chaos on the docks. Air Raids. Frightened refugees and dispirited Allied soldiers scramble to escape. Churchill sends battalions of the Irish and the Welsh Guards, to help the French garrison stem the German tide.