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Discarded French equipment, 1940

Photograph, World War Two, North West Europe (1939-1943), 1940.

In late May and early June 1940 the outflanked Anglo-French retreated towards the beaches at Dunkirk. Fighting a series of rearguard actions en route they were forced to abandon much of their equipment to the advancing Germans.

From a set of 20 German propaganda photographs showing the aftermath of the Dunkirk evacuation.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2001-03-39-9

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2001-03-39-9