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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Dunkirk

As historical events go, Dunkirk was a tragic triumph.  After horrific defeats in France and Belgium in 1940, the British Army had to be evacuated from the beaches of Dunkirk.  Civilian boats were pressed into service, and over 300,000 troops were brought home to England.

Dunkirk is an amazing movie.  It has a "you are there" feel, as we follow the story of a young soldier on the beach, three Spitfire pilots, and the crew of one of the civilian craft on its way to rescue the troops.  Terse,tense and packed with action. 

A definite "must see".

1 comment:

Liz A. said...

I've heard lots of good things about this movie.

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