Last week, on display at St Katharine Docks, were fourteen of the boats which gallantly went across to Dunkirk in the Second World War, saving many thousands of British and French soldiers from being trapped on the beaches by the the German Army. The article detailed below tells much more of the story.
- George Wagner was just nineteen years old when he was trapped in Dunkirk
- He remembers driving lorries into the water to help create a makeshift pier
- Wagner, 97, eventually returned to France as part of the D-Day landings
- He and Prince Harry attended a private screening of the new Dunkirk movie