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May 26, 1940

Hitler after a critical two-day delay, ordered German troops to attack Dunkirk. The first units could not advance until late in the day, but the main force could not be organized until the following day. "By then," said General Guderain, "it was too late to achieve a great victory."

Theater:  European Theater

ItemType:  Person

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-05-26

Tags: Hitler, Operation Dynamo, Dunkirk, Guderain

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