Evacuated Troops reach Dover, 1940

Reaching Dover, 1940
This picture shows one shipload of British soldiers reaching safety at Dover after being evacuated from Dunkirk and shows just how tightly packed the rescue ships were.
 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 (20 February 2008), Evacuated Troops reach Dover, 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_dover_1940b.html

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