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Re:Dunkirk, the SS shooting of POW's

My grandfather relayed this fact to me following the first episode of the BBC docu-drama Dunkirk. It...

Harry's War: Captured at Dunkirk

He spent the war in various prisoner of war camps, was not recognised as a Jew and was even taken to Berlin...

Full House!

My dad was in the East Lancs Regiment and was stranded, like so many others, at Dunkirk. But that is where...

The Survivors

One Survivor, Jim Kane, quoted "It was while we were sleeping that we were hit by a torpedo... HMS...

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Net Curtains

My Father always told the story of how Major David Strangeways was rescued with his uint from Dunkirk by a...

Grandfather's Day in Stalag 8b

My Grandfather was Pte.Johnlally,He was in the pioneercorps,Army No.13006468 and Pow No.30842.He was...

Dunkirk Evacuation

My father Reginald Ormiston Parnell No K61118 was Chief Petty Officer on HMS Verity during the evacuation...

Ramsgate After Dunkirk

It made a real impression on me seeing them in Ramsgate Harbour....

Dunkirk Evacuation

My grandfather, Albert Henry Jackson, took part in the evacuation of Dunkirk... Both my grandfather and my...

Boxing Cup left at Dunkerque

My Nanna's first husband, George, was in the 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment....

Swimming the Opposite Way

My grandfather on my wife's side was a navy personnel of Normandy beaches in 1940 evacuating personnel...

Dunkirk Reminiscence

My experience of Dunkirk, as a young girl, is being told about it by a Mr Sullivan. He was a medical...

Escape from France

My father tells of how he was cut off from other British forces in France at the time of Dunkerque and...

BEF in 1940: Service with the Royal Engineers

My father servrd with the Royal Engineers during the BEF invasion of 1940, and was rescued fro Dunkirk......

A Week in Belgium

Aftermath of Dunkirk

Dunkirk Survivors

As a 12 year old boy I didnot realise the significance of the evacuation of our soldiers from Dunkirk. They...

Missing in Action in the RASC - From Dunkirk to Salford


After watching the programs on dunkurk recently I was told of how my grandfather joe langsford was...

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