Calais : 30 Brigades's Defiant Defence, May 1940, Paperback

Calais : 30 Brigades's Defiant Defence, May 1940 Paperback

Part of the Battleground Europe series


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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages, illustrations, photographs
  • Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780850526479



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