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Q: What is the French city from which allied troops were evacuated in May 1940?
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French coastal city from which 300000 Allied troops were evacuated in May 1940?


Dunkirk was a famous episode in 1940 in which?

Allied troops were evacuated across the English Channel

How many FRENCH TROOPS were evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940?

Approx 139,997

Where were allied troops successfully evacuated from France at the outset of world war2?

338,000 Allied troops (mostly British) were evacuated from Dunkirk in northern France beteen 28 May and 2 June 1940.

What is the name if the English Channel that Allied troops had to be rescued on?

You are probably thinking about Dunkirk which is a French port on the English Channel (la Manche) where 338,000 mostly British (but some French) troops were evacuated in June 1940 from the advancing German army.

What happened at Dunkirk in may 1940?

338,000 Allied troops (mostly British) were evacuated from the beaches to escape from the advancing German Army.

Who were evacuated World War 2?

There were two major evacuations during World War II. When war was declared in 1939, children were evacuated from towns and cities to be safe from enemy bombing. In June 1940, around 350,000 allied troops (mostly British) were evacuated from the beaches at Dunkirk in northern France and brought back to Britain.

What is the Name of famous french seaport during ww1?

A major French seaport during World War I was Calais. It was the major port which had English Channel connections. Calais and Dunkirk are also the routes allied forces soldiers were evacuated in 1940.

The French seaport where the allied armies escaped?

Dunkirk, June 1940

What day did Britain rescue french soldiers from Germans at Dunkirk?

Operation Dynamo - the evacuation of 338,000 Allied troops from the French port of Dunkirk - took place between 27 May and 3 June 1940.

What was the name of the French coast in which the British troops were trapped in 1940?


Where did 400000 french and british troops escape from early in the war?

338,000 (mostly) British and French troops were evacuated from the beaches of Dunkirk in Northern France in late May and early June 1940. 'Operation Dynamo' has been referred to as 'The Miracle of Dunkirk' as only about 30,000 troops had been expected to escape. Most of their equipment had to be left behind but the troops escaped and became the nucleus of the enlarged British Army.

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