Dieppe landing 74th anniversary

On August 19, 2016, the city of Dieppe commemorated the 74th anniversary of the landing of Dieppe (Operation Jubilee) in the presence of veterans and patriotic organizations. Photo: France 3 Haute-Normandie.

August 19, 2016: Dieppe: 74th Anniversary of the Anglo-Canadian Raid of August 19, 1942
Information source: France 3 Normandie
Author: Richard Plumet

The raid of August 19, 1942 (which was a bloody defeat on the Canadian, English and French side) has long been ignored and ignored by historians, and is now the subject of numerous works by specialists who, in support of their archives, can assert the essential role of Dieppe in the preparation and success of the landing of June 6, 1944 on the beaches of Calvados and the English Channel.

Last book published on August 19, 1942: that of our colleague Thierry Chion. In his book “When the Americans Fought on August 19, 1942” the Norman journalist and historian tells of an unknown aspect of the Dieppe Allied raid: how and why American troops participated in this operation, A situation of “neutrality” of the United States of America.

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