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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (89 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Walter Lord Narrator: Jeff Cummings Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2010 ISBN: 9781455193189
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On May 24, 1940, Hitler’s armies were on the brink of a shattering military victory. Only ten miles away, 400,000 Allied troops were pinned against the coast of Dunkirk. But just eleven days later, 338,000 men had been successfully evacuated to England. How did it happen?

Walter Lord’s remarkable account of how “the miracle of Dunkirk” came about is based on hundreds of interviews with survivors of all nations who fought among the sand dunes of northern France.

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Quotes & Awards

  •  “It gives an effective new polish to the golden legend.”

    Times (London)

  • “Walter Lord is a master of historical narration, compelling his reader to feel as if he were present…as a participant in the events described.”

    Wall Street Journal

  • “One of the greatest dramas of World War II…comes to life in this vivid narrative.”

    Library Journal

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Linda Appelbaum | 9/24/2013

    " Too much detail for me. Got distracted from the over-all story because of too much clutter - namely - naming every single person involved in whatever little way. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Don Weidinger | 9/14/2011

    " May 1940 10 franks for bucket of water, strain of defeat agony of retreat, lethal kites, hidden by smoke and weather, 1/4M British soldiers, 338K total including French, ordinary people with ordinary boats with ordinary women caring for those who made the journey. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sergio | 8/17/2011

    " The reader should be familiar with the events prior to reading the book. Otherwise the book will appear to be a random collection of personal accounts. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joyce | 2/11/2011

    " A great addition to the history of WWII. This book is superbly researched (too much detail for me, actually). What I was most drawn to were the stories of individuals, which are very well told. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Frank | 11/9/2009

    " I really like books with a lot of historical facts from the guys who were actually there. "

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About the Author
Author Walter Lord

Walter Lord (1917–2002), American author of numerous nonfiction books, was a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School, served in the OSS during World War II, and became an editor and advertising copywriter. He is known for his book A Night to Remember, about the sinking of the Titanic, and he served as consultant in the making of the movie Titanic.

About the Narrator

Jeff Cummings, as an audiobook narrator, has won both an Earphones Award and the prestigious Audie Award in 2015 for Best Narration in Science and Technology. He is also a twenty-year veteran of the stage, having worked at many regional theaters across the country, from A Contemporary Theatre in Seattle and the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta to the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City and the International Mystery Writers’ Festival in Owensboro, Kentucky. He also spent seven seasons with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.