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    • Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer

    • By: Alastair Panton
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer by Alastair Panton, read by Jonathan Keeble. As I write, I can clearly recall the stinging heat of a burning Blenheim, smells, tastes, expressions, sounds of voices and, most of all, fear gripping deep in me. Flying Officer Alastair Panton was just 23 when his squadron deployed across the Channel in the defence of France. They were desperate days. Pushed back to the beaches as the German blitzkrieg rolled through the Low Countries and into France, by June 4th 1940 the evacuation of the Allies from Dunkirk was complete. A little over two weeks later France surrendered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Blenheim Reflection in Darkest Times of 1940

    • By Mr. Alan R. Jenkins on 10-06-18

    Regular price: £17.99