The Loss of The 51st Highland Division:

When war broke out in September 1939 Scottish men joined up in their thousands. The 51st Highland Division was shipped to France in January 1940 to join the British Expeditionary Force. The Scots troops were in action against the German Army by 13th May. We talk to veterans of the 51st Highland Division. Bill Crossan describes that they thought they would easily defeat the Germans and the shock they felt at being captured. Murdo MacCuish describes the sadness he felt after surrendering. Sir Derek Lang returns to St Valery en Caux to describe the moment the Highland Division surrendered to Rommel.