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‘ALONE’ IS PERFECT COMPLEMENT TO FILMDOM’S ‘DUNKIRK’

“Alone”(Liveright Publishing Co.), by Michael Korda

Interest in the 1940 cross-channel evacuation of British soldiers amid the French collapse in World War II has sprung to life this summer, thanks to Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster movie “Dunkirk.” On its heels comes “Alone,” Michael Korda’s masterful account of that epic drama and its impact on his family.

Few of the soldiers, airmen and mariners whose heroism allowed Britain to carry on a singlehanded battle against Nazi Germany are alive today. Korda was only

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