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The Battle of Dunkirk during World War II ended with the evacuation of British and Allied forces in Europe from May 26 to June 4, 1940. A huge force of Allied soldiers were cut off in northern France by the German army as it advanced to the English Channel coast at Calais. Over 330,000 Allied troops... by marcy

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THE BRITISH ARMY IN FRANCE 1940. Exhausted troops rest aboard the troopship 'Guinean' at Brest during the evacuation of British forces from France, June 1940.

The British Army in France - Exhausted troops rest aboard the troopship 'Guinean' at Brest during the evacuation of British forces from France, June 1940

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A wounded French soldier is evacuated by British troops from Dunkirk, France, 1940.

“ A wounded French soldier is carried on a stretcher after being evacuated from Dunkirk aboard a British ship.

MAY 31 1940 One of the ‘little ships’ approaches Dunkirk - See more at: http://ww2today.com/ A group of 'walking wounded' British troops evacuated from Dunkirk, in front of a railway carriage at Dover, 31 May 1940.

A group of 'walking wounded' British troops evacuated from Dunkirk, in front of a 'Great Western Railway' carriage at Dover, Kent on the of May (© IWM H BY DOUG

An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo France and helps him into a half-track. The German was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June 1944.

An American infantryman picks up a wounded German soldier on the road to St. Lo, France, and helps him into a half-track. The Nazi was abandoned by his own troops after being wounded. 20 June I love America!

04 Jun 40: Day 9 of 9 of Britain's Operation DYNAMO, the evacuation of Dunkirk. 622 troops are evacuated from the beaches to England and another 25,553 from the harbor for a total of 26,175 for the day - and a grand total of 338,226 since the operation began on May 27. German troops enter Dunkirk, taking 40,000 French prisoners who had remained behind to protect the evacuation. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?

The Germans attack Dunkirk in Northern France. French troops trapped in the pocket escape over the English Channel to England while being air bombed. Once in London they become Free French Troops.

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