Episode 70: The Dieppe Raid
Guest: David O’Keefe, author, One Day in August: The Untold Story Behind Canada’s Tragedy at Dieppe
Sunday, August 8, 2021
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?