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Dunkirk Memories - The soldiers' stories

Dunkirk was the largest evacuation of Allied forces during the war and it came after Britain's professional army, the BEF, was roundly defeated. It had no choice but to retreat to this one Port which had not yet been overrun by the advancing German forces. And all these years on the memories are still fresh for the men rescued from the beaches.

Derek Johnson speaks to: Veterans Garth Wright and Ted Oates and Paul Pattison from English Heritage.

Archive footage is courtesy of British Pathe

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