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Dunkirk evacuation - Wikipedia


The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk ...... The Miracle of Dunkirk. London: ... Dunkerque (in French).

Dunkirk evacuation | World War II | Britannica.com


Jul 31, 2016 ... ... the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) and other Allied troops from the French seaport of Dunkirk (Dunkerque) to England.

BBC NEWS | UK | The 'miracle' of Dunkirk


May 30, 2000 ... At the time the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill said it was "a miracle of deliverance". Dunkirk writer David J. Knowles explains what ...

The miracle of Dunkirk: 40 facts about the famous ... - Daily Express


May 21, 2015 ... AS ceremonies to commemorate its 75th anniversary begin JAMES MOORE reveals 40 facts about the famous evacuation.

Dunkirk evacuation ends - Jun 04, 1940 - HISTORY.com


But for nine days, the evacuation continued, a miracle to the Allied commanders who had expected disaster. By June 4, when the Germans closed in and the ...

The Evacuation of Dunkirk, 1940 - EyeWitness to History


It was a fateful decision that would ultimately transform a military defeat into a moral victory. As German forces continued their advance into France, General ...

Dunkirk - History Learning Site


Dunkirk, and the evacuation associated with the troops trapped on Dunkirk, was called a “miracle” by Winston Churchill. As the Wehrmacht swept through ...

Dunkirk: Victory or Defeat? | History Today


The miracle of this deliverance lies in the number of extraordinary factors that made it possible. The decision of Gort (the commander of the BEF) to ignore ...

Christians Together : The Miracle of Dunkirk: 70 years on


May 28, 2010 ... The Miracle of Dunkirk: 70 years on. In what is still called 'the Miracle of Dunkirk' the story is told of how over 300,000 British troops were ...

Dunkirk: What Actually Happened | Yesterday's Blog | Yesterday ...


Churchill referred to the outcome as a "miracle" and the "Dunkirk spirit" - the triumph in the face of adversity - is still celebrated today. This great victory boosted ...