The professor obviously enjoys the subject matter and you hear it as he seems excited at times.
There is a mixture of personal and professional information given and churchills humour is injected throughout
The professors obvious enjoyment gives an energy to the book
Never have so many owed so much to just one
Americans always try to insert themselves into stories, Dunkirk was a massive achievement by thousands of army, navy and airforce professionals of the armies of Europe not to mention the efforts given by civilians who put themselves into the front to save the withdrawing troops, but the professor twice mentions a lone American on a yacht. Every American historian seems to have an over inflated idea of their countries involvement in any incident no matter how small
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