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Dieppe in Photographs and Film

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 Canadian troops embarking in landing craft during training exercise before the raid on Dieppe

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Canadian troops embarking in landing craft during training exercise before the raid on Dieppe.

Personnel of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps in England treating "casualties" during rehearsal in England for raid on Dieppe.

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Personnel of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps in England treating "casualties" during rehearsal in England for raid on Dieppe.

Canadian troops disembarking from landing craft during training exercise before the raid on Dieppe.

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Canadian troops disembarking from landing craft during training exercise before the raid on Dieppe.

 
Personnel landing craft draw away from a motor torpedo boat to start their approach to the beaches during the raid on Dieppe.

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Personnel landing craft draw away from a motor torpedo boat to start their approach to the beaches during the raid on Dieppe.

Unidentified Hunt Class destroyer of the Royal Navy bombarding Dieppe during Operation Jubilee.

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Unidentified Hunt Class destroyer of the Royal Navy bombarding Dieppe during Operation Jubilee.

Douglas Boston aircraft of the Royal Air Force taking part in the raid on Dieppe.

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Douglas Boston aircraft of the Royal Air Force taking part in the raid on Dieppe.

 
Landing craft taking part in the raid on Dieppe.

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Landing craft taking part in the raid on Dieppe.

H.M.S. Calpe laying a smoke screen off Dieppe. The smoke screen offered additional protection to the Allied Forces since it helped to conceal their movements from the German forces.

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H.M.S. Calpe laying a smoke screen off Dieppe. The smoke screen offered additional protection to the Allied Forces since it helped to conceal their movements from the German forces.

Troops in landing craft preparing to disembark at Dieppe.

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Troops in landing craft preparing to disembark at Dieppe.

 
Convoy of landing craft en route to Dieppe during Operation Jubilee.

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Convoy of landing craft en route to Dieppe during Operation Jubilee.

Disembarkation of British commandos upon their return to England.

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Disembarkation of British commandos upon their return to England.

A wounded soldier is carried off the ship upon his return to England.

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A wounded soldier is carried off the ship upon his return to England.

 
Disembarkation of troops upon their return to England.

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Disembarkation of troops upon their return to England.

Damaged landing craft. This photograph demonstrates the fire-power that was awaiting the Allied Forces when they landed. The defensive fire of the German troops was so powerful that some men were killed even before disembarking from the landing craft.

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Damaged landing craft. This photograph demonstrates the fire-power that was awaiting the Allied Forces when they landed. The defensive fire of the German troops was so powerful that some men were killed even before disembarking from the landing craft.

Troops of the Cameron Highlanders of Canada in landing craft prior to the raid on Dieppe.

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Troops of the Cameron Highlanders of Canada in landing craft prior to the raid on Dieppe.

 
Scout car abandoned during the raid on Dieppe.

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Scout car abandoned during the raid on Dieppe.

View looking east along the main beach at Dieppe showing damaged Churchill tanks of the Calgary Regiment.

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View looking east along the main beach at Dieppe showing damaged Churchill tanks of the Calgary Regiment.

Damaged Churchill tanks of the Calgary Regiment on the main beach at Dieppe.

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Damaged Churchill tanks of the Calgary Regiment on the main beach at Dieppe.

 
German troops examining an abandoned Churchill tank of the Calgary Regiment, left behind during the raid on Dieppe.

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German troops examining an abandoned Churchill tank of the Calgary Regiment, left behind during the raid on Dieppe.

Following Operation Jubilee, bodies of Allied soldiers lay among damaged landing craft and Churchill tanks of the Calgary Regiment.

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Following Operation Jubilee, bodies of Allied soldiers lay among damaged landing craft and Churchill tanks of the Calgary Regiment.

Assembled together by the German troops, Canadian prisoners of war stand in the streets of Dieppe.

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Assembled together by the German troops, Canadian prisoners of war stand in the streets of Dieppe.

 
German soldiers keep Canadian prisoners of war under surveillance as they are led through Dieppe.

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German soldiers keep Canadian prisoners of war under surveillance as they are led through Dieppe.

Canadian prisoners of war being led through Dieppe by German soldiers.

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Canadian prisoners of war being led through Dieppe by German soldiers.

German officers standing on Dieppe beach among dead and wounded Canadians.

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German officers standing on Dieppe beach among dead and wounded Canadians.

 
 

 

 

Canadian casualties litter the Dieppe beach among ruined and abandoned tanks.

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Canadian casualties litter the Dieppe beach among ruined and abandoned tanks.