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by Robin Neillands
The Dieppe Raid is one of World War II's most controversial hours. In this book, Robin Neillands has traced numerous surviving veterans of the Raid, in the United Kingdom and Canada, to tell the harrowing story of what actually took place, hour by hour, as disaster unfolded.
The Dieppe Raid is one of World War II's most controversial hours. In 1942, a full two years before D-Day, thousands of men, mostly Canadian troops eager for their first taste of battle, were sent across the English Channel in a raid on the French port town of Dieppe. Air supremacy was not secured; the topography-a town hemmed in by tall cliffs and reached by steep beaches-meant any invasion was improbably difficult.
Veteran military author, Robin Neillands reopens the case in his striking new version of Canada's Dieppe Raid of August 19, 1942. Mr. Neillands states "The focus of this book is on why the planners and many of the participants got it so terribly wrong and what factors contributed most directly to the chaos and slaughter on the beaches
The Dieppe Raid book.
The Dieppe Raid book. The Dieppe Raid is one of World War II's most controversial hours . When it is all said and done, Robin Neillands’ book may be the best thing that came out of the aftermath; that and the lessons learned when it came to the amphibious raids that ultimately led to VE Day, May 8, 1945. A must read under the heading Lest we forget.
Neillands, Robin, 1935-2006. Bloomington : Indiana University Press.
On 18 August 1942, Berkeley escorted the Dieppe raiding force. Neillands, Robin (1 January 2005). Indiana University Press.
The Dieppe Raid is one of WWII's most controversial events.
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Book Binding:Paperback. Robin Neillands' other acclaimed works of military history include The Bomber War, The Old Contemptibles, Eighth Army and The Battle of Normandy. He lives in Hampshire. World of Books Ltd was founded in 2005, recycling books sold to us through charities either directly or indirectly. Read full description. See details and exclusions. Country of Publication.
Dieppe at dawn the story of the Dieppe raid. Souvenirs and ephemera. Souvenirs and ephemera Photographs. Combined operations commando RAID on dieppe, 1942. How has war in the air changed over time? KS3-4.
Book by Robin Neillands British military historian Robin Neillands tells this story of the Dieppe Raid with considerable skill, presenting a view of the operation within the context of the overall war mixed with judiciously chosen individual experiences and anecdotes.
Book by Robin Neillands. Neillands's discussion of this engagement is first rate.
Documenting one of World War II’s most controversial campaigns, this decisive guide provides an in-depth view of how, a full two years before D-Day, thousands of menmostly Canadian troops eager for their first taste of battlewere deployed across the Channel in a poorly organized raid on the French port town of Dieppe. Revealing that air supremacy had not been secured, and that the topography of the town and its near-impenetrable surroundings were impossible to overcome, this startling account presents allegations of a dark conspiracy that resulted in the utter carnage of the attempted invasionwith entire regiments literally decimated before the troops had reached the shores. Striving to reveal the facts behind the myths, and debating whether the invasion was an attempt to prove to the Americansat the expense of many Canadian livesthe impracticality of staging the Normandy landings for another two years, this intriguing volume is an invaluable resource for those captivated by the path of military history.
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