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NameThe Army at War. The Battle of Flanders 1940
CategoryAction on Land
DepartmentWar Office
Issued ForMinistry Of Information
Published Oct/1941
Size13.5 x 21
DescriptionThis book provides a good description of the Battle of Flanders in terms of the role played by the British Expeditionary Force and how it was viewed shortly after the event. It includes some maps to illustrate the phases which have been enhanced with colour to make them clearer.
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12th (Prince of Wales’s) Royal Lancers Abrial, Jean-Marie Charles
1st Armoured Division Adam, Sir Ronald Forbes, 2nd Baronet
51st (Highland) Infantry Division Albert I, King of Belgium
Admiralty Alexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis
Air Ministry Barker, Michael George Henry
Belgium Army Barratt, Sir Arthur Sheridan
Board of Trade Beith, John Hay
British 1st Army Tank Brigade Billotte, Gaston-Henri
British Army Blanchard, Georges Maurice Jean
British Broadcasting Corporation Blount, Charles Hubert Boulby
British Expeditionary Force - WW1 Chamberlain, Arthur Neville
British Expeditionary Force - WW2 Corap, André Georges
Daily Mail Daladier, Édouard
Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA) Dill, Sir John Greer
French Army Fonblanque, Philip de
Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment) Fortune, Sir Victor Morven
King’s Royal Rifle Corps Franklyn, Sir Harold Edmund
Ministry of Supply Gamelin, Maurice Gustave
Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes (NAAFI) George VI, King of the United Kingdom
Queen Victoria’s Rifles Georges, Alphonse Joseph
RAF Advanced Air Striking Force (AASF) Giraud, Henri Honoré
Rifle Brigade Goebbels, Joseph
Royal Air Force Holmes, Sir William George
Royal Army Service Corps Ironside, William Edmund, 1st Baron Ironside GCB, CMG, DSO
Royal Artillery Johnson, Dudley Graham
Royal Engineers Keyes, Roger John Brownlow, 1st Baron Keyes
Royal Marines Lebrun, Albert François
Royal Military Police Leopold III, King of Belgium
Royal Pioneer Corps Loyd, Sir Henry Charles
Royal Tank Regiment Martel, Sir Giffard Le Quesne
The Royal Navy Masefield, John Edward
War Office Mason-MacFarlane, Sir Frank Noel
Welsh Guards Montgomery, bernard, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own) Osborne, Edmund Archibald
Pownall, Sir Henry Royds
Prioux, René Jacques Adolphe
Swayne, Sir John George des Reaux
Tennant, Sir William George 'Bill'
Thorne, Sir Augustus Francis Andrew Nicol
Vereker, John Standish Surtees Prendergast, 6th Viscount Gort
Weygand, Maxime