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IMAGES OF WAR MAGAZINE No 1 WWII DUNKIRK EVACUATION OPERATION DYNAMO | eBay

IMAGES OF WAR MAGAZINE No 1 WWII DUNKIRK EVACUATION OPERATION DYNAMO | eBay

June 3, 1940, ‘Operation Dynamo’. Destroyers filled with British troops evacuated from Dunkirk, berthing at Dover on the south coast of England.

June 3, 1940, ‘Operation Dynamo’. Destroyers filled with British troops evacuated from Dunkirk, berthing at Dover on the south coast of England.

In May 1940, British, French and Belgian troops were cut off on the French coast by German forces and faced death or capture. A hastily assembled fleet of 850 'little ships', code-named 'Operation Dynamo', departed from Britain (many making several return voyages) and rescued over 338,000 British and French troops. The event inspired Winston Churchill's 'We shall fight them on the beaches' speech and gave rise to the phrase 'Dunkirk Spirit' and to the Brits' reputation for turning a defeat…

In May 1940, British, French and Belgian troops were cut off on the French coast by German forces and faced death or capture. A hastily assembled fleet of 850 'little ships', code-named 'Operation Dynamo', departed from Britain (many making several return voyages) and rescued over 338,000 British and French troops. The event inspired Winston Churchill's 'We shall fight them on the beaches' speech and gave rise to the phrase 'Dunkirk Spirit' and to the Brits' reputation for turning a defeat…

History unfolds on Daily Mail pages from the day Adolf Hitler died 70 years ago | Daily Mail Online

Daily Mail pages from day Adolf Hitler died 70 years ago this week

History unfolds on Daily Mail pages from the day Adolf Hitler died 70 years ago | Daily Mail Online

MAY  29 1940 Dunkirk evacuation underway – HMS Grafton sunk - See more at: http://ww2today.com/Men of the 2nd Royal Ulster Rifles awaiting evacuation at Bray Dunes, near Dunkirk, 1940.

MAY 29 1940 Dunkirk evacuation underway – HMS Grafton sunk - See more at: http://ww2today.com/Men of the 2nd Royal Ulster Rifles awaiting evacuation at Bray Dunes, near Dunkirk, 1940.

German MG-42 Crew - (best estimate) Grossdeutschland, part of the forward elements of Fourth Panzer Army, embroiled in the battle in the city of Voronezh, July 1942.

German MG-42 Crew - (best estimate) Grossdeutschland, part of the forward elements of Fourth Panzer Army, embroiled in the battle in the city of Voronezh, July 1942.

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