War on the Western front: The British and French prisoners of war in Saint-Valery-en-Caux

British and French prisoners of war

War on the Western front: 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 by the Nazi Wehrmacht during War on the Western front on May 10 – June 21, 1940 in the Battle of France, the Anglo-French troops lost about 1.5 million soldiers and officers prisoner.

The War on the Western front 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: War on the Western front

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