British escape route near Dunkirk, littered with wrecked trucks in Summer 1940.
British escape route near Dunkirk, littered with wrecked vehicles, in Spring/Summer 1940.
Wrecks of British trucks on the beach at Dunkirk in Summer 1940.
Wrecked ship in the harbour of Dunkirk in Spring/Summer 1940.
Sunken ships in Dunkirk Harbour in Spring/Summer 1940.
Burnt out truck near Dunkirk in Spring/Summer 1940.
Dead soldier on Dunkirk beach, France, Spring/Summer 1940.
British wrecks near Dunkirk in spring/summer 1940.
German troops trying to build a bridge of boats are held up by the foaming current of a swollen Belgian river in 1940. An obstacle in the way of reinforcements trying to reach Dunkirk, a car has already foundered in midstream.
British Soldiers of the BEF take a final look back at the French coast during the evacuation of troops from Dunkirk in 1940.
A Ward Sister reads to two men of the Royal Artillery in Northern Hospital as they recover from injuries sustained as they fought against the German Blitzkrieg through Belgium and France and were rescued at Dunkirk.
After a successful emergency sealift from a beachhead at Dunkirk, these British and French soldiers arrive safely at an unknown British port, in June 1940.
Defeated by German troops in the Flanders region, these soldiers of the British Expeditionary Forces arrive safely at an unknown British harbor, in the early days of June 1940, after a heroic emergency sealift from a beachhead around Dunkirk, France.
An officer of the Royal Navy and one of his crew who helped in the rescue of troops of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) at Dunkirk, pictured with their kit bags at a London station.
War material that the Allied troops left behind in Dunkirk in June 1940, when they were evacuated.
Soldiers of the B.E.F recieving new kits from the Quarter Masters Stores after coming home from Dunkirk.
A hungry soldier returns from Dunkirk.
The retreat from Dunkirk in June 1940 prompted more mass evacuations. These children wait at Paddington Station for the train to pull out to take them to their evacuation destination.
Evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk.
British troops on a ship evacuating them from Dunkirk in 1940.
British troops on a ship evacuating them from Dunkirk.
An explosion on one of the ships which guarded the entrance to Cherbourg Harbour during the ecavuation of Dunkirk in 1940.
British and French troops on a ship evacuating them from Dunkirk in 1940.
The docks of this so-called invasion port in Dunkirk in September 1940.
Two unidentified soldiers after their rescue from Dunkirk in 1940.
Local residents supplying refreshments to a trainload of British soldiers who had been withdrawn from the beaches of Dunkirk on June 3 and 4, 1940 and brought back to England.
The Evacuation of Dunkirk as painted by Charles Cundall.