Joshua Levine, author of Dunkirk, on tour June/July 2017

Posted By on June 25, 2017

About Dunkirk

• Paperback: 368 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (June 27, 2017)

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

The Battle of Dunkirk, in May/June 1940, is remembered as a stunning defeat, yet a major victory as well. The Nazis had beaten back the Allies and pushed them 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, historian Joshua Levine 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.

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About Joshua Levine

Joshua Levine has written six bestselling histories including titles in the hugely popular ‘Forgotten Voices’ series. ‘Beauty and Atrocity’, his account of the Irish Troubles, was nominated for the Writers’ Guild Book of the Year award. ‘On a Wing and a Prayer’, his history of the pilots of the First World War, has been turned into a major British television documentary. He has written and presented a number of programmes for BBC Radio 4. In a previous life, he was a criminal barrister. He lives in London.

Find out more about Joshua at his website, and connect with him on Twitter.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, June 27th: Savvy Verse & Wit

Wednesday, June 28th: bookchickdi

Thursday, June 29th: Dwell in Possibility

Friday, June 30th: Mama Vicky Says

Monday, July 3rd: Ace and Hoser Blook

Wednesday, July 5th: My Military Savings

Monday, July 10th: Man of La Book

Tuesday, July 11th: A Bookish Way of Life

Wednesday, July 12th: Jathan & Heather

Thursday, July 13th: Tina Says…

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