Dieppe

Dieppe

Canada's Darkest Day of World War II

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Hugh Brewster's moving account of "the bloodiest nine hours in Canadian military history" is now available in paperback.

On the night of August 19, 1942, a force of five thousand Canadians launched an attack on the Nazi-held French port of Dieppe. When the disastrous raid was over, and the Allies were forced to retreat, nearly a thousand Canadian troops lay dead. Almost two thousand were taken prisoner. Some called it "the bloodiest nine hours in Canadian military history."

Through meticulous research and interviews with veterans both in Canada and at Dieppe, Hugh Brewster has created a fascinating and haunting depiction of the planning and execution of this tragic raid and its aftermath.

Publisher: Toronto : Scholastic Canada, c2009
ISBN: 9780545994217
9780545994200
Branch Call Number: JNF 940.54214 BRE
Characteristics: 48 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 x 28 cm

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trisha07
Apr 22, 2010

I never read this book but I think it's good

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katiemeg
Apr 19, 2010

This book was okay. Not great.

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pankti1999
Apr 10, 2010

this book is scary

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birdsrock
Apr 08, 2010

This book is NOT funny at all. It is about World War 2.

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Serena9
Apr 03, 2010

I didn't read this book yet but i think it is preety good.I hope it is really good.

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acaf
Apr 03, 2010

funny

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Fariha7
Mar 29, 2010

I liked this book very much.

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vivofg
Mar 24, 2010

i was always interested in war and this book helped me learn more

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Fahad8
Mar 23, 2010

I want to read this book more than Bilalhussain.

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Bilalhussain
Mar 23, 2010

i beat you andrew1122 i read it before you

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