Raid On Dieppe: Anatomy Of A Disaster

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Nations that have been victorious in war like to talk about their triumphs, but less often their failures.  It is for this reason that the Allied raid on the French port city of Dieppe remains an obscure incident of the Second World War.  But it should not be.  For it can be argued that in war, like much else in human endeavor, failures are far more instructive than successes.

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