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Dunkirk naval footage reveals family surprise

A man spotted his father performing cartwheels and tightrope walking on a Royal Navy destroyer in a World War Two archive film.

Peter Brown watched the footage on his computer at home in Cumbria after it was put online by the University of Manchester to show the Dunkirk evacuation - and lighter moments on HMS Whitehall.

North West Tonight reporter Stuart Flinders spoke to Mr Brown.

  • 29 Mar 2016