Dunkirk 1940 photos some never before seen.

Discussion in '1940' started by morrisc8, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    Is this better
    doc 1 (1) RAMC 1940 (2018_04_06 08_10_58 UTC).jpg doc3 RAMC dunkirk (2018_04_06 08_10_58 UTC).jpg doc5 RAMC (2018_04_06 08_10_58 UTC).jpg
     
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  2. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    Barge Barbara Jean. Photo from my collection.
    Keith
    barge BJ Dunkirk 1940 on beach. original photo.jpg
     
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  3. Incredibledisc

    Incredibledisc Well-Known Member

    Is this the same barge from the other side?
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  4. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    Its the same Barge but looks to have moved a bit with the tide.
     
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  5. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    You can see the 'pickets' and Bren Carriers in both pictures. The tide has moved her north along the beach.
     
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  6. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    A few more photos of the beach. Photos from my collection.
    Keith
    dunkirk beach barge rubbish on beach kb.jpg dunkirk beach barge BJ. pit kb.jpg dunkirk french ship and trench kb.jpg dunkirk pier trucks bef.jpg
     
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  7. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    A few more from my collection. Info on back of photos in German.
    Keith
    dunkirk bikes amb cars 1940 kb.jpg dunkirk  1940  morris truck cars bikes kb.jpg dunkirk back mole.jpg dunkirk back mole. 2.jpg
     
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  8. Nido

    Nido Active Member

    The former reads:
    "So sah die erfolgreiche
    Rückzugstraße der Englan-
    der bei Dünkirchen aus."
    (So looked the street of
    the successful retreat of the English
    by Dunkirk.)

    The latter says:
    "So sah es überall am Strand
    von Dünkirchen aus."
    (So looked it all over the beach
    of Dunkirk.)

    9 dunkirk back mole ...jpg 9 dunkirk back mole. 2..jpg
     

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  9. Nido

    Nido Active Member

    Both pics seem to have been signed by the same man. The handwriting is very similar. The name "Dunkirchen" looks like a facsimile copy on both pics. And the reversed word order was used in both cases.
     
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  10. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    The two photos came from the same seller .
    Keith
     
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  12. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    It says Dunkirk on the back of the photo but not sure ? Could be the oil tanks on fire? Anyone ID the photo area.
    Keith
    Dunkirk sea ships fire kb.jpg
     
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  13. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    I wonder if it is this small jetty, to the left of the x
    dunkirk air ww2 air x.JPG
     
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  14. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    I wonder if it is this small jetty.
    Air recon Dunkirk 1943 KB x.jpg
     
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  15. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    Bofors AA on the beach with a Veh pier in the background.
    Keith
    dunkirk beach AA bofors. kb.jpg
     
  16. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    The Beach.
    Keith
    dunkirk beach trucks french car kb.jpg dunkirk beach 1940 bef trucks. kb.jpg dunkirk beach basket kb.jpg
     
  17. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    First time i have seen a close up of a bus as part of a pier and the use of a handrail.
    Photos from my collection.
    Keith
    dunkirk bus pier kb.jpg dunkirk bus kb.jpg dunkirk hand rail.jpg
     
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  18. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    Some more photos from my collection.
    Keith
    dunkirk beach carrier wire.jpg dunkirk beach wire 1940 kb.jpg
     
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  19. morrisc8

    morrisc8 Under the Bed

    Photos number 1,5 and 6 from my collection. Dunkirk Dock area with barges, with at least one that has had the front cut off to make a ramp. The other photos 2,3,4,7 and 8 [from epay] show the view from the other side of the docks with French pows.
    Keith
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    dunkirk pows french and british 1940.jpg
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    dunkirk pow 3 docks.jpg
    dunkirk pow gun.jpg
    dunkirk docks pows (2) (2018_01_13 18_51_57 UTC).jpg dunkirk pow 2 docks.jpg dunkirk pow 1 docks.jpg
     
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  20. Roy Martin

    Roy Martin Senior Member

    Were they from the Operation Sealion invasion fleet?
     

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