WWII - 1940, Dunkirk Damage & POWs
German coastal anti-aircraft guns shoot down British planes, explosion. Plane low over water, catches wing & crashes.
13:33:17 Wrecked English fighter planes in mud at edge of water; in field.
13:33:27 German artillery crew on cliff above water, pan to English Channel.
13:33:37 POV from pillbox. Heavily listing ship in shallow water. Wreckage of large ship on beach.
13:33:53 CU nameplate L’Adroit. Beached ships, prisoners on beach. German soldiers inspecting beached ship. Tanks along sand at edge of surf. Camouflaged gun crews & machine guns firing.
13:34:53 CU N40 road marker 15km from Dunkerque. POV of continous line of wrecked equipment lining road. Town sign. Burning buildings & heavy destruction. Wrecked cars & trucks thru city; harbor wreckage. Burning docks & sunken ships. GOOD.
13:37:55 German soldiers pulling artillery across sandy beach past bodies. Pan wrecked trucks & artillery (English?) on beach; helmets, rubber raft, artillery on dock. French men & boys inspecting.
13:39:55 Beach w/ massive number of captured French & English POWs & German troops. Prisoners marching off. Abrupt end.
WW2; Fighting; Prisoners of war;
NOTE: Battle of Dunkirk was 20May-04Jun40
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