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Dunkirk Treaty

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Dunkirk Treaty

Treaty of Dunkirk
Treaty of Alliance and Mutual Assistance between the United Kingdom and France
Type Mutual defence treaty
Signed 4 March 1947
Location Dunkirk, France
Effective 8 September 1947
Parties France and the United Kingdom
Languages English and French

The Treaty of Dunkirk was signed on 4 March 1947, between France and the United Kingdom in Dunkirk (France) as a Treaty of Alliance and Mutual Assistance against a possible German attack in the aftermath of World War II. The Dunkirk Treaty entered into force on 8 September 1947 and it preceded the Treaty of Brussels of 1948.

See also


  • Treaty of Alliance and Mutual Assistance between the United Kingdom and France
  • Signing of the Treaty of Dunkirk
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