Books: A Page in History

DUNKIRK (311 pp.)—A. D. Divine—Dutton ($4.50).

No one will ever know the full story of Dunkirk—"the greatest evacuation in the history of war." Many ships went to the bottom carrying eyewitnesses, logs and records with them. Many rescuers lost "all count of times and days," and after bringing home their load of men, collapsed in sleep and never recaptured a clear remembrance of their work. But British Naval Analyst A. D. Divine (who skippered the yawl Little Ann in the great evacuation) has tried to collect every available account, and to place each one in its proper place within the great, overall...

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