Welcome to the WWII Forums! Log in or Sign up to interact with the community.

Bombing On The Dunkirk Beach

Discussion in 'Battle of Dunkirk' started by Jim, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. Jim

    Jim New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2006
    Messages:
    3,324
    Likes Received:
    12
    via War44
    "Eventually we got down to the beach at Dunkirk and there were blokes lying all over who'd been killed. You were such an easy target. There was such a concentration of fire by the enemy and we were so tightly packed that they couldn't really miss. We built a trench, but with no ships to take us off we stayed there for three days, while they were bombing and shelling."

    Sergeant Harry Garrett, Royal Artillery

    The "little ships"


    A number of the small craft, pleasure yachts, and dinghies that helped evacuate the BEF at Dunkirk, 1940.

    [​IMG]
     

Share This Page