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    The Battle of Dunkirk In my opinion the battle of Dunkirk can be seen as both a deliverance and disaster. It can be seen as a deliverance by the fact that the British and French survived which is a great feat on it's own, because seeing what predicament the British and French were in, it was likely they were going to lose. They turned the tables and 338,000 men were saved. On the other hand, it can be seen as a disaster because out of the 338,000 men saved 139,997

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    Dunkirk Battle Analysis

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    after the allied forces were kicked off the beaches of Dunkirk, we were left out of the battle in Europe. We still had the red army (russia) (or sovite union) in the eastern frount and joint british and american forces fighting in North Africa and Italy. But these battles were'nt enough to get the allies to the heart of germany. the allias had to open up another frount to fight the Nazis would. to acupy axis land somewhere other than Italy or eastern europe. The Allies needed to establish a foothold

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    Throughout Hitler’s reign over Germany, he made several major mistakes. His first major mistake was his inability to quickly annihilate Britain in the battle of Dunkirk, whom ultimately contributed to the German defeat. The battle of Dunkirk took place during the summer of 1940, beginning May 26th to June 4th. At this point, Germany had Britain, France, and Poland surrounded, but Hitler did not order his troops to engage because he wanted to please a potential ally, the Russians. Stalin (Russian

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    win such as: Dunkirk, The Invasion of Russia and the Allies victories.

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    The Battle of Dunkirk happened in Northern France between May 26 and June 4 1940 and was a major battle of the Second World War which occurred between 1939-1945. The Second World War was very different to the first with rapid movement covering huge amounts of land in very little time. This was due to the German Army’s speed which used “Blitzkrieg” or “Lightning war” tactics. Prior to the invasion of France there had been 7 months of “Phoney war”; However the French had anticipated the attack and

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    war because he was overconfident at the Battle of Dunkirk. Furthermore, Hitler lost the war because he was overconfident and declared war on the United States. In addition, Hitler lost the war because he was overconfident at the Battle of Stalingrad. Therefore, Hitler lost World War II because he had too much confidence in the German military. Moreover, Hitler lost World War II because he believed that his Luftwaffe could destroy and defeat the allies at Dunkirk. Historian Michael Coffey writes in Military

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    Dunkirk battle could be called a failure or success depending on the viewpoint. From 27th May to 4th June the British Expeditionary Force with the remainder of the French and Belgian armies were attacked from behind by the Germans while waiting for a ‘ferry service’ back to Britain. After their defeat at Calais, in May 1940, the British army were ordered to retreat from the area and get to the coastal area of Dunkirk no matter what. There they would be rescued by the British naval forces. However

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    Dunkirk Movie Essay

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    In the film Dunkirk, directed by Christopher Nolan is about the Battle at Dunkirk France between the allies and the Nazi’s between May 26 to June 4, 1940. In the span of the twelve days of war, British and other European allies would retreat while protecting Dunkirk from the constant aerial bombing and onslaught of the Nazi pilots. Like other battles, Dunkirk was moreover a suspenseful battle that portrayed the uncertainty of all the allied soldiers being repeatedly bombed by the Nazis. The film

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    Dunkirk was a very interesting battle. There were lots of battles with Germany on its own side and Britain and France on the other. The movie showed some important people as well as in real life. There were lots of events that were the same as in the movie that were in real life. In the film, Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan kept events and people in the war the same. However, he changed some of the people in the war to add more excitement. There were many things in the movie that were the same as in real

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    Controlled Assessment Part B – By Amandeep Hothi Dunkirk is a sea port located in The North-East regions of France. Having WW2 commenced, Germany has successfully invaded such countries as Poland, Denmark, and Norway with Britain sending their forces to help Norway yet, the German forces and navy became very advanced in all aspects of the war that it seemed no country would be able to even see a sight of victory against a strong and well prepared German Side which had their ‘Blitzkrieg (Lightening

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