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Fiercely attacked by Stuka dive bombers; British Tommies wade and swim to rescue boats standing off the beach at Dunkirk. Along with other pictures on this page; this is a scene from A Yank in the R.A.F.; being filmed at the 20th Century Fox studio. All are true to originals in the heat of actual evacuation; portraying a heroic drama under merciless fire. Open in full size

Fiercely attacked by Stuka dive bombers; British Tommies wade and swim to rescue boats standing off the beach at Dunkirk. Along with other pictures on this page; this is a scene from A Yank in the R.A.F.; being filmed at the 20th Century Fox studio. All are true to originals in the heat of actual evacuation; portraying a heroic drama under merciless fire.

Picture, 1941, English

Fiercely attacked by Stuka dive bombers; British Tommies wade and swim to rescue boats standing off the beach at Dunkirk. Along with other pictures on this page; this is a scene from A Yank in the R.A.F.; being filmed at the 20th Century Fox studio. All are true to originals in the heat of actual evacuation; portraying a heroic drama under merciless fire.

Picture, 1941, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Army - Great Britain - Returning from Dunkirk

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0002324f