Calais, 1940

Calais, 1940

Calais as it was in 1940, looking down the Rue de Madrid. The tower on the left is the old lighthouse, while to the right is the church of Notre Dame
 The War at Sea, 1939-1945, Volume I: The Defensive, S. W. Roskill. This first volume in the British official history of the war at sea covers the period from the outbreak of the war through to the first British disasters in the Pacific in December 1941. Amongst other topics it covers the Norwegian campaign, the evacuation from Dunkirk and the first two years of the Battle of the Atlantic. The text is meticulously researched, and is rooted in a detailed study of wartime records, both British and German. [see more]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (19 February 2008), Calais, 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_calais_1940.html

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