Talk:Battle of Abbeville

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I think the article is flawed, because the detail available about the BEF is much greater than that for the French and Germans; it's a constraint dictated by my sources and I'm not in a position to obtain the ones which would remedy it. MWAK has kindly added some details and citations and I've got a bit to add about RAF operations but Luftwaffe, armee de l'air and RN/Marine operations are missing. I'm not sure that all the stuff about BEF l-o-c and 2nd BEF is strictly necessary, either; until I hit an iceberg I was rewriting Operation Cycle simultaneously, where some of it belongs. Keith-264 (talk) 21:30, 28 September 2015 (UTC)

section 5th June : not the right Feuquieres village[edit]

Dear all, i noticed a small and totally minor error in name of a village in section "5th June" : sentence "The 4th Black Watch in reserve, were ordered forward to relieve Franleu but were stopped by German troops at Feuquières". The link to Feuquieres points to which corresponds to a village in Oise department and it's not the good village. The one you should refer to is "Feuquières en Vimeu" ( which is in Somme department, about 50 km north from the other village - most of the area you are mentioning in this article is the Vimeu, between Bresle and Somme rivers, west of Ponthieu (Abbeville). Regards Fderue (talk) 21:59, 2 October 2015 (UTC)

Thanks, amended.Keith-264 (talk) 22:07, 2 October 2015 (UTC)
PS did you know that you can link places like this [[Feuquières-en-Vimeu]] ?Keith-264 (talk) 22:10, 2 October 2015 (UTC)

Recent additions[edit]

InfanterieRegiment 217, should there be a capital R if it's one word?Keith-264 (talk) 17:08, 13 October 2015 (UTC)

(I found 1940 The Last Act: The Story of the British Forces in France after Dunkirk Karslake, Basil going cheap and hope to find a bit more about the French at least. Go Postie!)Keith-264 (talk) 17:11, 13 October 2015 (UTC)