The History Behind The Movie ‘Dunkirk’

Dunkirk: The History Behind the Motion Picture’ not only fills in the historical gaps of Christopher Nolan’s epic movie, it helps explain what makes the British so British.

This week, theaters across the world will show Dunkirk, a motion picture about one of the most unlikely and incredible series of events in the history of modern warfare. Although well-known in Britain, many in the United States and elsewhere will learn about the remarkable nine-day-long retreat and evacuation for the first time.

I rarely “go” to the movies, I may for this.

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