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Le Memorial du 19 Aout 1942

Place Camille Saint Saens, 76200, Dieppe, France
+33 2 35 40 36 65
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A beautiful square that commemorates Canada's sacrifice

Sadly, far too few Canadians are aware of the 1942 Dieppe Raid and the significant toll it took on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John B
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Toronto, Canada
Proud Candian.

I am Canadian and proud of it, sad the the French make no effort for us English speaking ones to... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Wenny001
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Calgary, Canada
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Place Camille Saint Saens, 76200, Dieppe, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sadly, far too few Canadians are aware of the 1942 Dieppe Raid and the significant toll it took on the Canadian Army. More than 5,000 Canadians took part in what was supposed to be a relatively straightforward raid of the Dieppe area to destroy key...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I am Canadian and proud of it, sad the the French make no effort for us English speaking ones to feel welcome.

Thank Wenny001
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Nice to see that our debt to the Canadians is acknowledged and the memorial so well kept. Easy to find as it's just off the beach and below the castle.

Thank roger98
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We passed through the garden on way to castle so stopped for somereflection here. A well kept memorial

Thank christel
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We are a school group from Canada who are touring France in celebration of our contribution to both wars in Europe . Our itinerary said 3 at the museum however on there end it said 2. When we arrived at the museum the proprietor berated...More

2  Thank Ernie S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Take the time to read the plaques on this memorial - there are some surprising ones. The memorial is in a wonderful location in the center of town.

1  Thank dondedieu
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Well presented memorial presented with thought and reverence ,kept clean as expected ,a great memory to those who sacrificed so much ,very happy to have visited it.

Thank JeanMR60
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Very, very well kept with plenty of plaques and monuments honouring Canadian soldiers and their regiments. The locals call it 'Parc du Canadienne' (Canada Park).

1  Thank Toronto_Tommy
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We had been here before so knew it was a good venue for a visit. It's an old theatre, but the volunteers have made some really good displays. There is a film to watch too, this is very sad but will show juts what happened...More

Thank deepsky
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a small museum, but it is set in a beautifully constructed older theater. There are small displays and a video that regularly loops about the Dieppe Raid. It is not open all the time, so make sure to check out the hours. It...More

Thank Cody M
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