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‘Battle of Dunkirk’ Tells Veterans’ Stories

Compelling documentary highlights extraordinary heroism

AARP members can watch “Battle of Dunkirk: From Disaster to Triumph” through Feb. 9, 2024. Video run time is 1 hour, 13 minutes.
Vision Films

The events that unfolded at Dunkirk remain one of the greatest stories in human history.

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In a race against time, over 800 defenseless private boats crossed the English Channel to rescue the stranded soldiers from the inferno at the beaches of Dunkirk. The documentary Battle of Dunkirk: From Disaster to Triumph examines the extraordinary personal bravery of individual veterans — from moments of fear and chaos to uplifting stories of heroism and sacrifice in a battle that changed the course of World War II.

Director: Sonia Anderson

Language: English

Run time: 1 hour, 13 minutes

Release date: 2018

MPAA rating: Documentary, NR


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