A Perth war hero whose bravery helped clear the way for the Dunkirk evacuation has been given France's highest military honour.
A painting which captured the human drama of the “miracle of Dunkirk” astounded auction bidders in Perth when it soared way beyond initial expectations and sold for £26,000.
An epic picture depicting the mass evacuation of British forces from the beaches of Dunkirk – and painted by a man who was actually there – is to be auctioned in Perth.
As the famous Dunkirk evacuations played out, some 150 miles south-west Scottish soldiers were preparing to go on the offensive.
The recently released Dunkirk movie has inspired former journalist Ian Nimmo, of Fife, to write down his late father’s first-hand account of being evacuated from the beaches. Michael Alexander reports.
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