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70th Anniversary of Dunkirk

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    This weekend marks are the 70th Anniversary of Dunkirk. Each night for the past few days the TV here has given coverage of some of the events taking place to commemorate the event.

    Many of the surviving original "little ships" which took part in the evacuation 70 years ago have made the journey across the English Channel to France.

    BBC News coverage

    Some friends of mine are doing a march in full BEF uniform along one of the original routes taken by retreating British Forces in 1940.

    My Uncle, Hugh Howard, Royal Army Medical Corps, was present at the battle. He had a very rough time there. He volunteered to stay behind to look after the wounded but was order to evcuate.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    fantastic to see this event remembered , respect to all involved
    REGARDS AL

    We are the Pilgrims , master, we shall go
    Always a little further : it may be
    Beyond that last blue mountain barred with snow
    Across that angry or that glimmering sea...

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