Battle of Dunkirk - Wikipedia, British troops under fire at the Battle of Dunkirk France...May 26th-June 4th 1940

Battle of Dunkirk - Wikipedia, British troops under fire at the Battle of Dunkirk France.May 1940

The Little Ships of Dunkirk were hundreds of private boats that assisted in the Dunkirk evacuation during WWII. They are depicted in the Christopher Nolan WWII movie Dunkirk. See more real vs. reel images: http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/dunkirk/

We pit the Dunkirk movie vs. the true story of the Dunkirk evacuation during Read our fact-checking and see Dunkirk rescue photos.

The Dunkirk evacuation, dubbed Operation Dynamo, saw 338,000 troops rescued   from the beaches of northern France between May 27 and June 4, 1940.

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Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. During the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal the Duke of Wellington depended on maritime supply. The French fleet in the Basque Roads operated against the British supply ships. This Day in History: Apr 11, 1809: Battle of the Basque Roads between France and the United Kingdom starts http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Rare skeleton of unknown 'British' soldier found Waterloo Battlefield

On this day in September 1852 Field Marshall Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington dies. He was twice British Prime Minister under the Tory party. and served briefly in He remained Commander-in-Chief of the British Army until his death.

US Marine with his war dog under fire during the Battle of Iwo Jima, 1945. -

US Marine with a flame-thrower & his war dog under fire during the Battle of Iwo Jima,

<> Unknown soldier in Vietnam, 1965

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"War is hell" - Horst Faas. An American soldier wears a hand lettered “War Is Hell” slogan on his helmet, Vietnam, 1965

Situation on 4 June 1940. The remaining French rearguard held a tiny sliver of land around Dunkirk.

Situation on 4 June The remaining French rearguard held a tiny sliver of land around Dunkirk.

Gettysburg, PA: "Life-size sculpture honoring Elizabeth Thorn, who was six months pregnant when she dug graves and buried 102 bodies after the battle. Most of her belongings were also destroyed during the battle, since her home, like all available structures, was used to house wounded soldiers. "Her baby girl was born in the fall, small and weak. Elizabeth said she never regained her full health after the battle of Gettysburg and its aftermath."

Elizabeth Thorn, pregnant wife of the manager of Gettysburg's main cemetery, dug 102 graves for dead soldiers after the battle. A life-size sculpture at the cemetery commemorates her deeds.

Quagmire World War One - Mud on the Somme. Men actually drowned in the mud at the Battle of the Somme in 1916."We live in a world of Somme mud. We sleep in it, work in it, fight in it, wade in it and many of us die in it. We see it, feel it, eat it and curse it, but we can't escape it, not even by dying." Quote by Australian Private Edward Lynch

Quagmire World War One - Mud on the Somme. Men actually drowned in the mud at…

RAF 'Battle of Britain' Dispersal Hut

RAF 'Battle of Britain' Dispersal Hut British pilots wait for a call to action in a Dispersal Hut or Ready Room during the Battle of Britain

A Commission for Gustav Alander of Sweden. Thank you This is a re-imagination of his fiancée, Malin. They seem to love fantasy-themed art, and requested it to have thick Renaissance feel. Happ...

Zems - Blizzard by Tjota on Deviant Art. A Commission for Gustav Alander of Sweden. Thank you This is a re-imagination of his fiancée, Malin. They seem to love fantasy-themed art, and requested it to have thick Renaissance feel.

Making of 'Dunkirk': Christopher Nolan's Obsessive $100M Re-creation of the Pivotal WWII Battle

Christopher Nolan, Hoyte Van Hoytema, and Fionn Whitehead in Dunkirk

Everyone still remembered when the Chosen One went out to battle after only a month of training. Everyone still remembered his spectacular defeat. Morale was pretty low.

The only one who didn't lose hope is the girl he loved. Without even pausing to grieve, she rallied the troops, starting training as many soldiers as possible, and worked to defeat him again.

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