• Short Summary

    The Mayor of Dunkirk joins survivors aboard the ship the Royal Daffodil in remembrance of the evacuation of Dunkirk in 1950

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    SLATE INFORMATION: The Return to Dunkirk

    FRANCE: Dunkirk:
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    DUNKIRK Ten years after the heroic evacuation Thames steamer "Royla Daffodil" returns with B.E.F.men & Mayor & Mayoress of Margate to Dunkirk...exchange earth with French Mayor and old soldiers get together..wreath is laid on the water

    MARGATE Margate Mayor Mayoress & men of B.E.F. from Dunkirk return 10 years later to visit french town on board Thames steamer "Royal Daffodil" to see beaches French Mayor etc

    MILITARY BRITISH. British sergeant seen shaking hands with French opposite number when men of B.E.F. return to Dunkirk ten years after on board Royal Daffodil....Exchange hats etc

    "ROYAL DAFFODIL" 10 years after its heroic days of 1940 steamer returns to Dunkirk laden with B.E.F. men Mayor & Mayoress of Margate to unite countries and exchange the earth

    World War Two, WWII, World War II, Second World War, Allies, war, Allied Forces, disaster, disasters, evacuations, ships, memorial, memorials
    Background: The Mayor of Dunkirk joins survivors aboard the ship the Royal Daffodil in remembrance of the evacuation of Dunkirk in 1950

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    Film ID:
    VLVACL33G914476BNNWKSQ9EUMX3J
    Media URN:
    VLVACL33G914476BNNWKSQ9EUMX3J
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1950
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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