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Why the WWII Disaster at Dieppe was so Important

By | April 6, 2020

[April 6, 2020]  Britain’s raid on the northern French coastal town of Dieppe in 1942 was supposed to test Nazi Germany’s Fortress Europe.  Mission goals were simple; siege a major port, gather intelligence, destroy critical defenses, raise the morale of the UK, and get out.  The WWII disaster at Dieppe failed to achieve any those goals.  But essential… Read More »