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Pictures from Staffordshire's history - selected from the Staffordshire Past-Track Project

South Staffords on the beaches at Dunkirk
Dunkirk
South Staffords on the beaches at Dunkirk in 1940
Nine members of 1/6 South Staffords are pictured here having a smoke while awaiting evacuation. There's a French officer on this picture, probably an interpreter, that
they had with them all the time they were in France and Belgium.

Have you a memory of the World War Two years? Add to the BBC's People's War Project
You should also check out the Staffordshire Regiment Museum in Lichfield
Jack Baskeyfield VC - from Stoke on Trent - served with the South Staffs in WW2


Staffordshire Past Track is a Lottery Funded project showcasing archive photos, artwork, maps, audio and film representing the county's history. The site is expanding all the time and there are already more than six thousand images and over an hour of archive film footage available on the website - www.staffspasttrack.org.uk.
If you're interested in getting involved in the project and own photographs that you think would be of interest, or have local knowledge that you would be willing to share. Please email: past.track@staffordshire.gov.uk
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