The failure of Operation Jubilee

Operation Jubilee

The French coast near Dieppe after the failure of Operation “Jubilee” (Dieppe Raid). The photo shows the destroyed English tank Mk IV “Churchill”, the landing boat and the wounded (or killed) Canadian soldiers.

The landing operation “Jubilee”, also known as the Battle of Dieppe, was conducted on August 19, 1942 with the aim of seizing the French port of Dieppe from the Germans. Allied troops, including about five thousand infantrymen from the 2nd Canadian Division, 1,000 English commandos and 37 tanks from the 14th Tank Regiment, were completely defeated by the Wehrmacht.



Location: Dieppe, France
Date: August 1942

In : 1942

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