Some people have the view that the events at Dunkirk in 1940 deserve to be remembered as a triumph for Britain and its people.Discuss.
This PowerPoint looks at why the British forces were at Dunkirk, the Battle of Dunkirk and the evacuation of Dunkirk. The maps and photographs help students visualise the events. It then covers some points for discussion - was Dunkirk a triumph or disaster?
This may be useful for those students who are having to write about Dunkirk for their controlled assessment or for those students learning about Dunkirk in 1940.
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