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Dieppe Raid

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Dieppe Raid 1942, Every Hour

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Dieppe Raid

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Dieppe Raid - Assault footage

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Dieppe Raid - Escape & Aftermath footage

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Dieppe Raid: 75th anniversary tribute

The Dieppe Raid was an Allied assault on the German-occupied port of Dieppe, France on 19 August 1942, during the Second World War. The main assault lasted less than six hours until strong German defenses and mounting Allied losses forced its commanders to call a retreat.
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  • Background 

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  • Initial landings 

  • Main Canadian landings 

  • Air battle 

  • "Enigma pinch" theory 

  • Aftermath 

  • Commemoration 

  • Bibliography