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Summary: Evacuation of BEF from Dunkirk and arrival of French and British troops in England.
Description: Shots of beaches and troops wading out. Small boats and ships crowded with troops. Ships firing AA and large guns; ships with barrage balloons. Troops climbing aboard from small vessel. Fishing boats steaming into port. Disembarking troops, some wounded, one barefoot. French troops on dock and disembarking. German POWs marching along quay. French troops at Margate station with food. Helpers preparing sandwiches etc on station platform. Train pulling into Redhill, met by crowds with leaflets etc. Soldier being shaved on railway carriage step. Troops on train being handed provisions by policeman etc.
Production Details: Southern Railway Film Unit (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army (regiment/service)
French Army (regiment/service)
German Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: combat, British naval (object name)
operations, British military - movement (object name)
operations, British military - return (object name)
operations, British military - withdrawal (object name)
prisoners of war, German - movement (object name)
society, Allied military - sustenance (object name)
12/5(261.22).1 [1940 Dunkirk] (event)
Margate, Kent, England, UK (geography)
Redhill, Surrey, England, UK (geography)
Dunkerque, Nord, France (geography)