Sunday, June 07, 2020

On Midrats 7 June 2020 - "Dunkirk and the Little Ships" with DR. Phil Weir

Prerecorded due to the time differential between the US and the UK.
Most people think they know about the evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940 … or at least they do … but it is an incredibly complicated and enthralling story that was just one part of an almost unimaginable year that was 1940. Our guest Dr. Phil Weir here to discuss his upcoming book on the topic, “Dunkirk and the Little Ships." Phil is a naval historian specializing in the Royal Navy in the first half of the twentieth Century. He gained a PhD from the University of Exeter in 2007 looking at the development of naval aviation in the Royal Navy between the two World Wars, and is now an author and sometime broadcaster who has just completed a book on Dunkirk and the Little ships.

Listen to "Episode 544: “Dunkirk and the Little Ships" with Dr. Phil Weir" on Spreaker.

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