The Dieppe Raid, August 1942
Our printed itineraries offer not only details of what you will see and do (and when) but also much useful anecdotal and historical information.
For most Canadians the name Dieppe conjures up visions of disabled tanks on a beach littered with soldiers’ bodies, and thoughts of poor planning, donkey generals, and sacrificial lambs. Lee put this raid into context for us, explaining the reasons why it was planned for this particular time and place, the failure of intelligence, the bad timing, and other factors that complicated the raid. We could view most of the beach from the pier