8 King's Own Royal Regiment, France 1940

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  1. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    From the Battalion's war diary

    March 1940

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  2. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

  3. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    Captain G F E Story Account

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  4. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel L H M Westropp Account

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  5. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    Captain Kelly Officer Commanding D Company Account

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  6. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    Major W J Burchett Officer Commanding B Company Account

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  7. Caz65

    Caz65 Member

    What is/was 'the Mole' at Dunkirk? As in '... the Bn was ordered to fall in and march to the Mole...'
     
  8. Owen

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  9. Caz65

    Caz65 Member

    Thank you Owen. I clicked on the link you included and have just spent the last hour or so reading as much as I can - fascinating!
     
  10. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    If you want a good book on the 1940 France campaign they don't get much better than Sebag-Montefiore's Dunkirk-Fight to the Last Man.
     
  11. Caz65

    Caz65 Member

    Thanks Andy. Will look out for it.
     
  12. Dorothy McQuillen

    Dorothy McQuillen New Member

    I dont suppose there is an account from Captain John Henry Everett of C Company about the loses at Les Moeres?
     

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