Evacuation of the British and Allied troops from Dunkirk beginning May 26, 1940. The troops at the beaches of Dunkirk. Smoke rising from Dunkirk with views of houses in foreground. British troops helped aboard boats in the water, some jumping down from large ships. View of smoke rising from Dunkirk on horizon as troops depart. The soldiers sleeping at sea after being rescued from Dunkirk. Wounded helped from boats as they return to British soil. The soldiers smoking after successful evacuation and giving the 'thumbs up' sign. Troops looking out windows of railroad car and smiling.
German Air Force's raid on the city of Dunkerque (also spelled Dunkirk) in northern France. German Luftwaffe fighter planes in formation, including Heinkel He-111 bombers and JU-87 Stuka dive bombers. German pilot inside the cockpit of a JU-87 Stuka. The plane dives and drops bombs on an airstrip. Bombed and burning buildings in the city of Dunkirk. Luftwaffe Stuka fighters bomb Allied vessels. Antiaircraft guns fired. A German plane crashes in water. View of the wrecked city of Dunkirk, with many fires burning and smoke. Large number of people in the streets. Aerial and ground views of a destroyed church (possibly the St. Eloi Church) with the roof gone and the interior completely destroyed. German parachute troops jump from transport planes descending on Dunkirk.
Events related to World War II. View of destroyed German planes inside a bombed factory. B-24 aircraft lands on runway. Aerial views of German Stuka dive bomber diving and dropping bombs. Flaming map of Europe. Scenes of Dunkirk, France. Stuka bombers British troop try to board boats.
The German assault on France during the Battle of France in World War II. An animated map depicts the German attack on Dunkirk. The map depicts advancing German forces and retreating British, French and Belgian forces. Germans advance on Dunkirk in France. Soldeirs take aim and fire artillery. Artillery guns behind nets. Soldiers man artillery guns. Explosions in the battlefield. Soldiers communicate over the radio. They take cover under enemy fire. Machine gun fire. German tanks advance. Soldiers on foot advance amidst explosions in the field. Soldiers climb onto tanks. German troops eat and drink beer while they rest. The British forces on camouflaged tanks. British and French troops board British boats and ships during the Dunkirk Evacuation (Operation Dynamo).
German antiaircraft batteries fire at British aircraft. German attack causes vast destruction at Dunkirk. Destroyed tanks stand on the side of the roads. A sign board reads 'Dunkerque'. Abandoned British tanks and war material at Dunkirk. Fire and smoke rises from burning oil tanks. Antiaircraft battery seen. Enemy dead bodies lye at Dunkirk. British P O W's (Prisoner of War) walk along the road.
The German assault on France during the Battle of France in World War 2. Allied soldiers with a white flag in a car. Soldiers on foot and in cars. Soldiers on streets and on bicycles. Two officers talk to each other on the steps of a building. They leave the venue in a car. Civilians talk to soldiers in trucks. A German soldier guards French and British Prisoners of War (POWs). Allied prisoners marched on the street. An animated map depicts the movement of German troops as they close in on Dunkirk. German soldiers near a barricade on the road. Explosions as buildings are demolished. British sailors and Allied soldiers aboard naval vessels during the Dunkirk Evacuation (Operation Dynamo). The ships underway at sea. Sailors aboard the ships. German Junker Ju 87s or Stukas dive-bomb the ships. Ships set on fire. Sailors look through binoculars and fire from a ship. Bombs dropped, ships are hit. German aircraft bomb the docks, ships and harbor area. Smoke arises from hit ships off shore. Street fighting on a deserted street. Soldiers take cover from machine gun fire. Smoke due to explosions. Artillery fired under the supervision of senior officers. French and British POWs are marched by Germans. Soldiers talk to the prisoners. The wounded are carried. Bomb damaged buildings and artillery on the streets. Dead soldiers amidst rubble and wreckage in a field. Troops march and advance. Wrecked vehicles by the road. Horses amidst wrecked artillery. Vehicles and buildings on fire. Soldiers push artillery. Dead soldiers. Soldiers stand outside the Renault plant in Boulogne. Soldiers light cigarettes, rest on the streets. Camouflaged tanks and hundreds of soldiers on the streets. Damaged and wrecked ships off shore. Debris and wreckage strewn on the beach. Abandoned Allied war materiel. A Nazi flag on the beach. British corpses lying around.