Acknowledgements & Links

NOTICE: Wherever possible we have endeavoured to obtain permission to use all material on this site. No violation of copyright or trademark is intended.

This site was created with the assistance of the following:

Webmaster Mr Chris Day, Seven Creative Ltd,

Mr Stephen Cocks, Guided Battlefield Tours Ltd, Newport, NP20 4LX

Mr Tom Christopherson, (grandson of Major N Christopherson MC RA)

Mr Jan Daschot, Watou, Belgium (local historian and author of ‘Geschiedenis Van Een Grensdorp‘ a History of Watou 1830-2015 (in Flemish)

Descendants of Dunkirk veteran Driver G Brammer, RASC

Mr Andrew Blake, local historian Dursley, Gloucestershire.

Miss Felicity West, illustrations

Mrs Susan Navin, illustration

Mr Andrew Newson (1940 expert and British Army War Diary Copying Service).

Mr Richard Johnson (son of Gunner E Johnson, 367 Battery)

Mrs Christine Parry (daughter of Private G Hawkins, Royal Sussex Rgt)

My travel companions, Dr Andrew Oates and Mr James Clark

Mr Ian McCorquodale (nephew of Major JRH Cartland RA and Captain JAH Cartland, Lincolnshire Rgt)

Mr Malcolm Waldron (son of Corporal Waldron, 133 FA)

Mr Kevin Sherwood (great nephew of Gunner Leonard Stringer)

Mrs Helen Hood (grandaughter-in-law Captain CA Hood)


Cassel and Hazebouck 1940‘ by Jerry Murland (2017) Pen & Sword Military ISBN 9781473852655

Fight to the Last Man‘ by Simon Sebag-Montefiore (2006) Penguin ISBN 13: 9780670910823

Grand Party‘ (1941) by Lt Col Graham Brooks, Fleet Street Press (out of print).

Dunkirk. German Operations in France 1940′ by Hans-Adolf Jacobsen (2019) Casemate ISBN 978-1-161200-659-8

Commonwealth War Graves Commission,

WW2 talk forum,

Mr Philip Baker’s Stalag VIIIB forum and website.