Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Dunkirk Evacuation

May 27 - June 4, 1940. The Dunkirk Evacuation. In May, 1940, British and French troops were stranded on the beaches of Dunkirk, pushed back to the English Channel by German forces. A rescue mission -- Operation Dynamo -- involved around 700 small boats, all crewed by volunteers, ferrying men to larger ships that took them across the channel. 338,000 soldiers were rescued.

pin 58
heart 2
speech 1

The disaster that was Dunkirk, 1940. Dunkirk in Northern France..May 26-june 4 1940.the Nazi's defeated the British

pin 37
heart 2

British troops await evacuation from the beaches of Dunkirk, France, May 1940.

pin 13

THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UK: EVACUATION FROM DUNKIRK, MAY-JUNE 1940

pin 1

The evacuation of Dunkirk - 73 years on - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/the-evacuation-of-dunkirk-73-years-on.html

pin 34

A British soldier with his dog on a ship bound for England after being evacuated from France/June 1940

pin 27
heart 2