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Silence over Dunkerque

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John Tunis vividly imagines the drama of Operation Dynamo, the evacuation of Allied forces from Dunkerque Sergeant Edward Williams of the Second Battalion was among the first British troops to land in France, just across the English Channel from his family in Dover, after the declaration of war in September of 1939. Battles have been few and far between since then, in what ...more
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Published April 1st 1979 by William Morrow & Co Library (first published 1962)
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We are studying WWII & this was an excellent read with the kids!
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I really liked it. Historical fiction is the best way for me to learn stuff about history. It was a good story about WWII. A quick read, too.
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Tunis is often considered the inventor of the modern sports story, most of which are juvenile fiction. The subject matter of this book is quite different, it is a short novel about Sergeant George Williams of the British Expeditionary Force in World War II. Stationed in France when the massive German invasion takes place, Williams fires a few shots, killing two German staff officers and capturing detailed German battle plans.
While that act may provide some assistance to the Allied Forces, the
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