The packaging is another thing. The art director has been at work, so the box and the disk have an image of US soldiers overlooking beached US landing craft.
But the program itself is the same one that earned John Keegan's rave for historical accuracy.
The naval side is represented in the first scene by Bill Tennent getting the word that he's going over to Dunkirk, and the glow in his eyes is palpable. He's a constant throughout--organizing the evacuation, discovering the East Mole and bringing order to chaos, even if it means standing up to Lord Gort.
Lt. David Mellis pilots HMS Malcolm through the evacuation--like most of the stories here, based on his own account and often in his own words.
The Leigh cockleboat Renown is one of the small boats requisitioned for service; her skipper and the two brothers who crew her decide that the navy won't be able to handle her properly and take her over themselves with a navy rating as spare hand. They more than live up to their namesake.