New York Times Bestseller
The epic true story of Dunkirk—now a major motion picture, written and directed by Christopher Nolan, and starring Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy, and Mark Rylance
In 1940, the Allies had been beaten back by the Nazis across France to the northern port of Dunkirk. In the ultimate race against time, more than 300,000 Allied soldiers were daringly evacuated across the Channel. This moment of German aggression was used by Winston Churchill as a call to Franklin Roosevelt to enter the war. Now, Joshua Levine, the film's official historian, explores the real lives of those soldiers, bombed and strafed on the beaches for days on end, without food or ammunition; the civilians whose boats were overloaded; the airmen who risked their lives to buy their companions on the ground precious time; and those who did not escape.
Where's the movie?!
How come the movie Dunkirk isn't available?
directionless, but a decent read
After going through this entire book, I'm very disappointed. This books biggest fault is it's sense of direction - or lack there of. I have no idea what's happening 9 times out of ten. There is almost no followable story because you are just being bombarded with random people's stories and points of view 24/7! This could have been written in so many better ways.
Either way I did enjoy many parts.