3 June 1940

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Western Front

Ninth and day of Operation Dynamo, the evacuation from Dunkirk. 26,746 men reach Britain, most of them French.

Paris bombed

Norway

Allied troops begin to evacuate Narvik

Related Books

 The War at Sea, 1939-1945, Volume I: The Defensive, S. W. Roskill. This first volume in the British official history of the war at sea covers the period from the outbreak of the war through to the first British disasters in the Pacific in December 1941. Amongst other topics it covers the Norwegian campaign, the evacuation from Dunkirk and the first two years of the Battle of the Atlantic. The text is meticulously researched, and is rooted in a detailed study of wartime records, both British and German. [see more]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 3 June 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_06_03.html

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