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Breakwater Wall The East Mole Dunkirk

The 8-foot-wide, half-mile-long breakwater wall, known as the mole, extended off the beaches of Dunkirk, France, serving as a makeshift dock for British leaders trying to evacuate 400,000 troops pinned down by German forces in the early days of World War II.

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  • Text: TracesOfWar
  • Photos: Koos Winkelman

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