Dunkirk | War Walks

Professor Richard Holmes walks the French beaches and breakwaters from which thousands of British troops escaped capture in May 1940. German tanks had overwhelmed British and French troops and were poised to seize the British Expeditionary Force.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 29'15''
  • Broadcast year: 1997
Curriculum Connection
  • History | World War II, 1939-45 | World War II | German territorial expansion 1939-43

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: War Walks
  • Series: 2
  • Episode: Dunkirk