The British and French prisoners of war in Saint-Valery-en-Caux

British and French prisoners of war



The British and French prisoners of war in Veules-les-Roses, near Saint-Valery-en-Caux, northern France, summer 1940.

As a result of the defeat of the Wehrmacht on May 10 – June 21, 1940 during the Battle of France, the Anglo-French troops got about 1.5 million soldiers and officers prisoner.

The photo was published on May 10, 1940 in the UK “Picture Post”, the signature to the picture reads that he made about Dunkirk.

 

 

Photography Location: Veules-les-Roses
Time taken: 1940

 

 

Source: US National Archives / Collection of Eva Braun.

In : 1940

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