The soldier"s night guide for northern France, Belgium and the British Isles by "Pathfinder" pseud

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Published by Gale & Polden, Ltd. in London .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

At head of title: Don"t lose your way at night.

Book details

Statementby "Pathfinder"
Contributions"Pathfinder."
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25903352M
LC Control Number18015099
OCLC/WorldCa77300267

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The British armored thrust to the Scheldt/Schelde The soldiers night guide for northern France cut off the 15th Army. The heroism of the boatmen and the relief at saving so many British soldiers were the cause of national celebration.

In France, however, the ratio of British to French evacuees caused bitter resentment, since Churchill had promised that the two sides would go bras dessus, bras dessous (“arm in arm”).

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