The planning, intelligence, execution and aftermath of the Dieppe raid, 19 August 1942
Henry, Hugh G.
University of Cambridge
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Henry, H. G. (1996). The planning, intelligence, execution and aftermath of the Dieppe raid, 19 August 1942 (Doctoral thesis). https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.19512
On 19 August 1942 a mixed Anglo-Canadian amphibious force raided the German occupied port of Dieppe in Normandy, France, resulting in probably the worst disaster in Canadian military history. The operation, code-named Jubilee, lasted just nine hours and resulted in more casualties, proportionate to the forces involved, than in any other Western Allied operation of the war. As with any military failure, immediate myths and misconceptions arose that have simmered to boiling point many times during the last fifty years
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