Dieppe: Casualties of War
By Barry Daniels
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Published: Nov. 09, 2012
Words: 40,322 (approximate)
Language: Canadian English
The raid on Dieppe in August 1942 is Canada's most traumatic military event. This book examines the questions raised by that event such as the role of heavy bombers in a tactical environment and the role of the Navy in supporting the Army. Comparisons are made with other amphibious landings and then a number of what if scenarios are considered.
The raid on Dieppe on August 19,1942 is Canada's most traumatic military event. This book examines the questions raised by that event. Among the issues considered are the role of heavy bombers in a tactical setting, the role of the Navy in supporting Army operations, and the role of the major characters. The major characters for this Operation were Winston Churchill, General Alan Brooke, Vice Admiral Mountbatten, and Lt. General Bernard Montgomery.
Other amphibious landings are considered and comparisons made with the raid on Dieppe. A number of what if scenarios are considered to see how the operation might have been handled differently.
world war 2
, operation overlord
, 2nd canadian division
, canada in world war 2
, combined operations
, operation jubilee
, raid on dieppe
, calgary tank regiment
, canadian military history
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