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Calais, 1940 a fight to the finish by Jon Cooksey

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Published by L. Cooper, Combined Pub. in London, Conshohocken, PA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Calais (France),
  • France,
  • Calais.,
  • Calais

Subjects:

  • Calais, Battle of, Calais, France, 1940.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Calais.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Battlefields -- France -- Calais -- Guidebooks.,
  • Calais (France) -- History, Military.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]) and index.

StatementJon Cooksey.
GenreGuidebooks.
SeriesBattleground Europe. The Channel ports, Battleground Europe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD756.5.C2 C66 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3963368M
ISBN 100850526477
LC Control Number2001267642
OCLC/WorldCa40714891

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First edition in original dust jacket. x mm (9¼ x 6¼ inches). Lt. Colonel Airey Middleton Sheffield Neave, OBE, DSO, MC, TD (23 January – 30 March ) was a British army officer, barrister, . Tag: Calais Book Review: Osprey Combat – France Osprey Combat German Infantryman versus British Infantryman France By David Greenacre (Osprey , ISBN , . The Citadel, Calais, According to German sources, on 24 May the 10th Panzer Division concentrated on sealing off Calais, and did not carry out a systematic attack until the next day. This is almost certainly not how the defenders of Calais . British forces at the Siege of Calais () a battle for the port and town of Calais during the German blitzkrieg which overran northern France in

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