WWII – The Battles Begin. Between 1939 and 1941, Germany is able to take over many European countries using a military tactic called Blitzkrieg. Blitzkrieg: “Lightning War” Tanks, bomber planes, troops & artillery. Tanks would “punch holes” in the lines of the defences
WWII – The Battles Begin
The Miracle at Dunkirk
Lost Evidence: Battle of Britain
The Battle of Dieppe
August 19, 1942
A Series of Unfortunate Events:
Canadian Troops Training Exercise for Disembarking at Dieppe
Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps Rehearse for Raid on Dieppe
Troops Prepare to Go Ashore at the Battle of Dieppe
Damaged Tanks on the Beach at the Battle of Dieppe
Beach and cliffs at Dieppe
Dieppe's pebble beach and cliff immediately following the raid on August 19th, 1942. A scout car has been abandoned.
Corpses on the beach next to two Churchill tanks of the 14th Armoured Regiment (Calgary) stuck in pebbles.
Canadian prisoners escorted by German guards marching through Dieppe, August 19th, 1942.
German Prisoner of War From Dieppe
What do you think about the notion of “acceptable losses” ?
Canadian’s in the Air
Canadian Forces PL 907
Bombed Buildings, Germany