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Hero at Dunkirk is a book in My True Story, a spin-off of My Story. It was written by Vince Cross and first published in June 2010. The book was republished in July 2013 for My Story with new cover art and then again in July 2017. It was followed by Jim Eldridge's Standing Alone.

Dedication[]

"For the Read family, Graham Spain, Sheila Johnson, Audrey Carter, Sandra King and all those who remember Joe with affection and admiration..."

Book description[]

"1940, and Britain has been plunges into the Second World War. For Joe Read, the battles raging in France are nothing more than whispered rumours and distant gunfire until he is called up for a secret mission to the beaches of Dunkirk. What follows is a three-day adventure that Joe will never forget, and a chapter in the war that will change the course of history."

"It's 1940, and Britain has been plunged into the Second World War. For Joe Read, the battles raging in France are nothing more than rumours and distant gunfire until he is called up for a secret mission, to the beaches of Dunkirk.
What follows is an unforgettable three-day adventure that will change the course of history...
"

""Joe, this might not be quite like one of your usual lifeboat rescues."
It's 1940, and Britain has been plunged into the Second World War. For Joe Read, the battles raging in France are nothing more than rumours and distant gunfire until he is called up for a secret mission, to the beaches of Dunkirk. What follows is an unforgettable three-day adventure that will change the course of history...
"

Plot[]

Historical Note[]

Characters[]

Main article: List of Hero at Dunkirk characters

Author[]

Main article: Vince Cross

Editions[]

Notes[]

  • The second edition of Hero at Dunkirk was illustrated by Sam R. Kennedy.
  • The cover image used on the third edition was licensed from Mark Owens at Trevillion Images.
  • Hero at Dunkirk was published to mark the seventieth anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation.[5]

References[]

See also[]


My Story
Original

The Hunger | Voyage on the Great Titanic | The Crystal Palace | Blitz | My Tudor Queen | Twentieth-Century Girl
The Great Plague | The '45 Rising | Civil War | Trafalgar | The Trenches | Battle of Britain | Mill Girl | Transported
Armada | Crimea | Bloody Tower | Indian Mutiny | Zulu War | Mayflower | Agincourt | Suffragette | Waterloo | Slave Girl
Flying Ace | Anne Boleyn and Me | D-Day | Victorian Workhouse | Spy Smuggler | Desert Danger | War Nurse
U-Boat Hunter | The Queen's Spies

1st relaunch

Princess of Egypt | Pompeii | Road to War | Roman Invasion | Viking Blood | Highway Girl | Sophie's Secret War
The Storm to Come | The Sweep's Boy | The Fall of the Blade | Pyramid of Secrets | Factory Girl | Dodger!
No Way Back | Wartime Princess | London Stories | Berlin Olympics | Lady Jane Grey | Nowhere to Run

2nd relaunch

Codename Céline

3rd relaunch

Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan | Ignatius Sancho | Princess Sophia Duleep Singh | Mary Prince

My Royal Story

Victoria | Anastasia | Cleopatra | Marie Antoinette | Elizabeth | Mary, Queen of Scots | Henry VIII's Wives

My True Story

What If They Find Us? | Hero at Dunkirk | Standing Alone | Give Us the Vote!


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