Sand dunes on the beaches near Calais, France, 31 May 1940; note grave of a soldier to the right

Caption   Sand dunes on the beaches near Calais, France, 31 May 1940; note grave of a soldier to the right ww2db
Source   ww2db German Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 146-1973-050-71
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 10 Apr 2011

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