Oct 26, 2017
The scary story of the part some British merchant sailors played in rescuing allied troops from the beaches of Dunkirk.
"How welcome a sight as nine of our fighters arrived. Straight into the Huns they went and soon those Jerries were screaming towards the earth in flames, while the others...
Mar 3, 2017
In 1940, the war was going very badly for the Allies. The Germans had raced across Europe and by late May they had pushed the British Expeditionary Force and the French Army into a small area in and around Dunkirk.
In wartime ordinary men and women are asked to do extraordinary things. This is the story of the part...
Jan 20, 2017
The personal WWII diary and letters home from Capt Wood of the Lady of Mann offer a unique glimpse into the happenings of the Dunkirk evacuation during WW2 in 1940
Bill Cheall was plucked off the Dunkirk beaches by the ship Lady of Mann, which had an heroic part to play at Dunkirk
The ship was captained by civilian...
Dec 4, 2016
"Champagne and scrambled eggs for supper!"
Apr 11, 2013
Gripping veteran account of the Beaches at Dunkirk, 1940, WWII
Bill Cheall’s dramatic experience on the beaches at Bray-Dunes, France, 1940, trying to get back to England in WWII.
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