Whitaker, Denis, Brigadier General and Whitaker, Shelagh.
Title DIEPPE: TRAGEDY TO TRIUMPH.
Publisher McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, (1992), Ist edition.
Seller ID 15969
372 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN: 0075513854 B&w photos and maps. "...an explosive and sure-to-be controversial reassessment of the Dieppe raid that saw 3,000 Canadian infantry killed, wounded or taken prisoner within a few short hours...Was Dieppe necessary? What was Churchill's real intent behind the operation? Did so much sacrifice have a pay-off later in the war? Those who fought so courageously at Dieppe are a vital part of the history of Canada's military effort. They are owed long overdue answers to the reasons why." Minor creasing at top/bottom of front hinge, previous owners bookplate with name on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has minor rubbing and minor edge wrinkling. VG+/ VG +