Remembering Dieppe

Published: Wednesday, 08/22/2007 12:00 am EDT

Veterans of the Second World War gathered in Ottawa and France on Sunday to remember the 913 Canadians killed during the ill-fated raid on the French town of Dieppe, which took place 65 years ago. Controversy still rages as to whether the attack, which also saw 600 Canadians wounded and 1,975 taken prisoner, helped the war effort by better preparing for the D-Day landings two years later, or was a suicide attack that yielded no results.

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