British troops on the beach at Dunkirk, film reconstruction, 30 August 1941.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
Scene from the film 'A Yank in the RAF' (1941) showing British troops being evacuated from the beaches of Dunkirk, France in 1940, taken by an unknown photographer. This American made film starred Tyrone Power as a spitfire pilot. It mixed newsreel footage with studio-shot reconstructions. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.