Dunkirk

Culture & History, Dunkirk, France, France, Military history, Northern France

The D-Day Landings 75th Anniversary

Today, the 6th June, marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, the largest land, air and naval operation in history, which saw over 150,000 soldiers land on the beaches of Normandy and was one of the main turning points of the second world wa...

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Activity & Adventure, Dunkirk, France, Northern France

Tour de France 2019

Tour de France 2019 One of the greatest sporting events of them all, the Tour de France has been running (or rather cycling) since 1903, except for during both World Wars, and attracts millions of people to watch the many stages of the race as it goe...

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Culture & History, Dunkirk, France, Military history, Northern France

Normandy Running Festival – Remembering D-Day

2019 is a significant year in the context of world history, with this year being the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy – some of the most impactful events which played out during World War Two. Paying homage to these events and t...

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Dunkirk Carnival

Culture & History, Dunkirk, France, Military history

‘Dynamo’ movie powers Dunkirk’s summer appeal

Dunkirk becomes the focus of attention from cross-channel tourists this summer with the launch of a blockbuster film marking World War II’s Operation Dynamo. Popularly called ‘The Miracle of Dunkirk’, the operation (May 26-June 4 1940) snatched...

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