A city of north France regarding the North-Sea. In World War II more than 330,000 Allied troops were evacuated from its beaches in the face of opponent fire (May-June 1940). Populace: 69,500.
A town in Nord-Pas de Calais, France
the name of a town and a battle fought here, in World War II (1940) whenever 330,000 Allied soldiers must be evacuated from the shores at Dunkirk in a desperate escape under enemy fire. Most of the causes had been safely evacuated to England.