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Great Britain
Dover
Kent

South East England

Marine Parade

Battle of Dunkirk Memorial

(artist?)
1975

Dover /  Battle of Dunkirk Memorial   Dover /  Battle of Dunkirk Memorial

Description

Stone monument with e bronze relief showing a soldier carrying a wounded comrade ashore, while an attack goes on around them.

Dover - Battle of Dunkirk Memorial

Inscription(s)

DUNKIRK VETERANS ASSOCIATION EAST KENT

this memorial was erected on the 16th august 1975, the 35th anniversary of the battle of dunkirk.
during the period may 10th to 1st june 1940 202,306 british, british commonwealth and allied troops were evacuated to dover.
the memorial not only pays tribute to the bravery and discipline of the servicemen, but to the courage of the crews
of the armada of little ships which assisted, and the people of the port of dover who received them.

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Location (N 51°7'17" - E 1°18'51")

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