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Series 2 - 8. Under Observation
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Thu 5 Jun 2014 12:30 BBC Radio 4 Extra

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Saturday 05 June 2004

4 Extra Debut. After the retreat from Dunkirk, Britain struggled to build its alliance against Hitler. On D-Day, the trauma of that retreat could finally be overcome. Charles Wheeler recalls the epic of survival and strategic success that made cross-Channel victory possible.

Producer Chris Bowlby.

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