The Small Boats at Dunkirk
This picture shows how complex the evacuation from Dunkirk could be. In the front of the picture is one of the small boats, packed with men who are about to transfer to the larger boat in the background for the trip across the channel.
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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Rickard, J (22 February 2008), The Small Boats at Dunkirk, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_dunkirk_small_boat.html