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OP JUBILEE - Dieppe Raid, a Second World War Allied attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe. The raid took place on the northern coast of France on 19 August 1942. The assault began at 5:00 a.m. and by 10:50 a.m. the Allied commanders were forced to call a retreat. Over 6,000 infantrymen, predominantly Canadian, were supported by a Canadian Armoured regiment and a strong force of Royal Navy and RAF contingents. It involved 5,000 Canadians, 1,000 British troops, and 50 US Army Rangers

OP JUBILEE - Dieppe Raid, a Second World War Allied attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe. The raid took place on the northern coast of France on 19 August 1942. The assault began at 5:00 a.m. and by 10:50 a.m. the Allied commanders were forced to call a retreat. Over 6,000 infantrymen, predominantly Canadian, were supported by a Canadian Armoured regiment and a strong force of Royal Navy and RAF contingents. It involved 5,000 Canadians, 1,000 British troops, and 50 US Army Rangers

Après léchec de Dieppe, des prisonniers canadiens!

Après léchec de Dieppe, des prisonniers canadiens!

Berlin, 1945: Personnel of the Canadian Berlin Battalion sitting on a dug-in German tank, Berlin, Germany, 14 July 1945. (L-R): Pte. M. Melancon, Pte. R. Gauthier, Pte. J. Allaire, Pte. M. Renaud.

Personnel of the Canadian Berlin Battalion sitting on a dug-in German tank, Berlin, Germany, 14 July

Beilen, 12 april 1945. Les Fusiliers Mont Royal

MAPLE LEAF UP was the first Canadian supply route to the North-West European front in This page is about the liberation of the north of Holland by the Canadians in April

Photo d'actualité : Dieppe Raid, allied POWs, August 1942

Photo d'actualité : Dieppe Raid, allied POWs, August 1942

Canadian troops stranded on their amphibious vehicle east of Nijmegen by flooding wait to be rescued during World War II, 1945. The flooding was caused by bombing of the dykes. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Canadian troops stranded on their amphibious vehicle east of Nijmegen by flooding wait to be rescued during World War II 1945 The flooding was caused.pin by Paolo Marzioli

Arnhem When the allies launched their final attack on April and 1945 it was a ghost town. Only German soldiers were encountered who put up a terrific fight, causing even more damage to a city already heavily damaged.

Troopers of a Canadian armoured brigade getting out of a new GMC fifteen-hundred weight armoured truck near Nijmegen, Netherlands, 5Dec1944.

world_war_two - canadian_army - A Quick Departure - Troopers of a Canadian armoured brigade getting out of a new General Motors Canada fifteen-hundred weight armoured truck near Nijmegen, Netherlands, December

Cromwell tanks of Guard's Armoured Division drive along 'Hell's Highway' towards Nijmegen during Operation 'Market-Garden', 20 September 1944 17.09.2015 source SHD 17 septembre 1921 : exécution du « baron fou » (Sibérie). Général de cavalerie, le baron...

Cromwell tanks of Guard's Armoured Division drive along 'Hell's Highway' towards Nijmegen during Operation 'Market-Garden', 20 September 1944

Three Canadian soldiers roll a large round swastika sign down a muddy street. The Canadian troops are helping to dismantle local Nazi Party headquarters in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. February 1945.

Three Canadian soldiers roll a large round swastika sign down a muddy street. The Canadian troops are helping to dismantle local Nazi Party headquarters in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Infantry advance through the Reichswald during Operation 'Veritable', 8 February 1945.

This week in the war, 8 February saw the launch of Operation Veritable. The Canadians headed south from Nijmegen, aiming to dislodge the Germans from the west bank of the Rhine. The Red Army …

Canadian infantrymen passing German refugees near Xanten, Germany, March 9th, 1945.

Canadian infantrymen passing German refugees near Xanten, Germany, March