Monthly Archives: August 2017

Dunkirk and post information, by R. Hirsh

by Richard Hirsh The evacuation of British troops from Dunkirk in May and June 1940 remains a story worthy of a 2017 blockbuster movie (written, co-produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan), no less of serious historical discussion.  During this class, we will examine the standard narrative of Dunkirk (as presented in the movie and in…