Dunkirk Evacuation

Catalogue number
  • 1068
Department
Sound
Production date
1960-05-05
Subject period
Dimensions
  • whole: Duration 7, Number Of Items 1
Alternative names
  • object name: Speech
  • object category: recording
Creator
Category
sound

Object description

British officer commanded HMS Venomous account of Dunkirk Evacuation, France, 1940

Content description

REEL 1 Account of commanding HMS Venomous during Dunkirk Evacuation, France, 1940: types of operations carried out during evacuation; embarking Generals Harold Alexander and Arthur Percival aboard ship, night, 1/6/1940-2/6/1940; overloading of ship with troops, 1/6/1940-2/6/1940; narrow escape from collision with blockship; number of troops brought back on board ship during night, 1/6/1940-2/6/1940.

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