British Expeditionary Force
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Charlotte Despard|
|Textual Features||Elizabeth Jane Howard||
The central character of Howard's novel, Julius Grace, responded to the call of public duty when, at the news on about 27 May 1940 that the retreating British Expeditionary Force was stranded at Dunkirk...
|Textual Features||Jan Struther||
The film (conceived as a means of raising American enthusiasm for the war) made radical, structural changes to the book. Mrs Miniver retained her husband and children, and plans to foreground the male characters instead...
23 August-5 September 1914
German and Allied forces at the front lines began an informal cease-fire, which lasted up to five days, in honour of the season.