Evacuation Of The BEF 1940

Star Item

Description

Full title reads: "Evacuation of the BEF - Greatest Epic Of The War".

Dunkirk, France.

GV Destroyer at sea at night with aldis lamp flashing out signal. VS Destroyers and rescue ships, including peace time pleasure paddle boat, at sea coming and going towards Dunkirk.

VS...

more

Data

Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
20838
Sort Number:
40/046
Time in/Out:
01:03:57:00 / 01:07:48:00
Canister:
40/46
Film ID:
1047.06
Issue Date:
06/06/1940

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
The Day

The Day

Item shows troops, aeroplanes and ships preparing and crossing Channel for D-Day invasion.

The Battle Of Dunkirk. The War Latest

The Battle Of Dunkirk. The War Latest

Great shots of the BEF coming home from Dunkirk.

Pathe Gazette Special - The War Latest Aka Dunkirk - Print Version

Pathe Gazette Special - The War Latest Aka Dunkirk - Print Version

Combined print version of great story about return of BEF from Dunkirk beaches.

Evacuation Of The BEF Aka Dunkirk - Combined Print

Evacuation Of The BEF Aka Dunkirk - Combined Print

The classic Newsreel story of the rescue of British troops from the beaches of Dunkirk.

Second BEF Home Again

Second BEF Home Again

British troops return home after withdrawal from France.

Evacuation Of Dunkirk

Evacuation Of Dunkirk

Evacuation of BEF (British Expeditionary Force) from Dunkirk beaches.

Time To Remember -  The Reluctant Warriors  1939  - Reel 3

Time To Remember - The Reluctant Warriors 1939 - Reel 3

Documentary about events of 1939 - preparations for war and then hostilities break out.

Following on from '10 Tragedies Caught on Film', we bring you part 2 and ten more tragedies that were captured when the reels were recording.
10MoreTragedies
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler