The Festung Dünkirchen (Dunkirk) was surrounded by the Allied forces in September 1944 and would not surrender until the end of the war.
The Allied forces were primarily the 1st Czechoslovak Armoured Brigade but also the 5th Canadian Infantry Brigade and the 4th Special Service Brigade in September and the 154th British Infantry Brigade in September and October.


Konteradmiral Friedrich Frisius (15 Sep 1944 - 9 May 1945)

Order of battle

226. Infanterie-Division
Schwere Flak Abteilung 252
Leichte Flak Abteilung 415
Leichte Flak Abteilung 765
M.A.A 204
2 Raumboot Flotille
35 Minensuch Flotille

Czech soldiers of the 1st Czechoslovak Armoured Brigade at Dunkirk 1945
(Courtesy of Krokodyl)

Sources used

Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time-