The deadly result of enfilade fire during the Dieppe Raid of 1942: dead Canadian soldiers lie where they fell on "Blue Beach". Trapped between the beach and fortified sea wall, they made easy targets for MG 34 machineguns in a German bunker. The bunker firing slit is visible in the distance, just above the German soldier's head.France, Dieppe August 1942

Dead Allied soldiers—mostly British ( A Commando) and Canadian—left on the beach after the failed Dieppe Raid.

THE DIEPPE RAID, 19 AUGUST 1942. A German prisoner, Unteroffizier Leo Marsiniak, being escorted at Newhaven. He was captured at the gun battery at Varengeville by No. 4 Commando.

AUG 26 1944 No 4 Commando finally rest out of the line A German prisoner, Unteroffizier Leo Marsiniak, being escorted at Newhaven. He was captured at the gun battery at Varengeville by No. The Dieppe Raid, 19 August 1942

The Dieppe Raid - Canadian prisoners of war being lead through Dieppe August 1942

A German soldier directs Allied prisoners after the failed Dieppe Raid, 19 August

Dieppe Raid 19 August 1942

[Photo] British Daimler Scout Car 'Hound' abandoned on the beach after the failed raid on Dieppe, France, Aug 1942

DIEPPE RAID August 1942 - Lord Lovat at left checks papers after the Commando Brigade arrive back at Newhaven after the raid - Stock Image

DIEPPE RAID August 1942 - Lord Lovat at left checks papers after the Commando Brigade arrive back at Newhaven after the raid - Stock Image

German troops examine abandoned British Churchill tank from the Calgary Regiment; After Dieppe Raid; 1942

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German troops examine abandoned British Churchill tank from the Calgary Regiment; After Dieppe Raid;

This image illustrates shows the battle of Dieppe. It shows the failure and number of deaths in the useless battle. The plan was to make a frontal assault on the town of Dieppe, across the English Channel on the coast of France. The Battle of Dieppe was a disaster for the Canadians. There was no place to hide or take cover for the troops. Nearly 1000 Canadians died and nearly 2000 were taken prisoner.

Photo showing the beach at Dieppe on August after Operation Jubilee. The bodies of dead Canadian soldiers lie not far from abandoned tanks and landing craft giving off thick smoke.


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