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It was dubbed the Miracle of Dunkirk. Between 27 May and the early hours of June 1940, allied soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk were evacuated. Classic newsreel: http://www.britishpathe.com/video/evacuation-of-the-bef

Miracle of Dunkirk; Between 27 May and the early hours of June allied soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk were evacuated.

Led by their piper, men of 7th Seaforth Highlanders, 15th (Scottish) Division advance during Operation ‘Epsom’ in Normandy, 26 June 1944

Led by their piper, men of Seaforth Highlanders, (Scottish) Division advance during Operation Epsom, 26 June 1944

The French destroyer BOURRASQUE sinking off Dunkirk loaded with troops, 30 May 1940.

The French destroyer BOURRASQUE sinking off Dunkirk loaded with troops, 30 May

Back on dry land after evacuation from Dunkirk, 1941 #WWII Operation Dynamo

Back on dry land after evacuation from Dunkirk, 1941 WWII Operation Dynamo

A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [736 × 1106]

A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [736 × 1106]

A flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [[MORE]] Tokyo_Yosomono: OK the picture was taken on Fleet st right about 62 Fleet St London, England

DUNKIRK 1940

British troops disembarking from a destroyer at Dover after their return from the Dunkirk beaches, June

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