DIEPPE: TRAGEDY TO TRIUMPH.

By: Whitaker, Denis, Brigadier General and Whitaker, Shelagh.

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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 +

Title: DIEPPE: TRAGEDY TO TRIUMPH.

Author Name: Whitaker, Denis, Brigadier General and Whitaker, Shelagh.

Categories: Military - World War II,

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, (1992), Ist edition.:

Seller ID: 15969

Keywords: World War II, Dieppe, Canadian Army, Canadian Infantry, Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, Fortress Europe.,