WW2 Military Compass

Contributed by ahsoloist

WW2 Military Compass

This is the hand compass issued to my Father when he joined the army in 1939 and which he used to escape to and ultimately from Dunkirk in 1940. It is very small (about 15mm diameter) but its existence probably resulted in my, and my brother's life. It is also an example of the detail which makes up such a momentous event as Dunkirk and therefore their effect on the modern world.

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