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Dunkirk-Dunquerque 46

Picture submitted by Joseph Muscato

This is a picture of the original Dunkirk to Dunquerque event in November of 1946. Joseph Muscato, 12 years old at the time, is part of the crowd pictured. Also in the picture is Mrs. Glenn, whose husband was a partner of West Drug at that time. Students were dismissed from school and people were able to leave their jobs to attend. Dignitaries present included the mayor of Dunkirk, New York; the mayor of Dunkerque, France; and celebrities including Charles Boyer and Simone Simon.

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