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History Happy Hour

Episode 70: The Dieppe Raid

Guest: David O’Keefe, author, One Day in August: The Untold Story Behind Canada’s Tragedy at Dieppe

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The seven decades-long controversy surrounding the Dieppe Raid. In 1942, Canadian troops raided the French seaside town of Dieppe. Nearly 1000 were left dead and more than 2000 others wounded or captured. Was it a disastrous blunder, a vital training exercise, or a front for a secret mission with another purpose entirely?


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Host historians Chris Anderson and Rick Beyer welcome David O’Keefe, author of “One Day in August: Ian Fleming, Enigma, and the Deadly Raid on Dieppe” An intriguing new interpretation of the Deppe Raid, this Sunday at 4PM ET on History Happy Hour, the spot where history is always on tap. #WWII

updated: 11 months ago

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