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Paying tribute to the loss of Canadians in Dieppe

I walked by every grave and paid my respects ..and wrote in the book of condolences. Very somber... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TheHammertons
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Argentat, France
The Canadian Memorial

We visited with our currently serving Canadian soldier, and he was very moved to find the plaque... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Cheryl T
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Place Camille Saint Saens, 76200, Dieppe, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I walked by every grave and paid my respects ..and wrote in the book of condolences. Very somber 🙁 a lot of young soldiers.

Thank TheHammertons
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We visited with our currently serving Canadian soldier, and he was very moved to find the plaque honouring his regiment at this memorial. It is small but beautiful and very well kept. We went to the beach and carried photos of the actual landing -...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Neatly kept and poignant and along with the exhibition (found in an old theatre behind the Mercure Hotel) it helps to keep alive the memory of the Allied sacrifices given to liberate France. The Memorial concentrates though on the part played by the Canadian army....More

1  Thank GrandadCartwright
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I think this Museum is run by volunteers, so opening times can be erratic. It took us a few visits to find it open. The museum is done very well, and the setting in a run down theater is perfect. Take time to watch the...More

Thank deepsky
Reviewed September 8, 2018

I didn't know about this fateful expedition and was very moved and pleased to learn about it. The Normandy coast has many spots like this and it is very moving to think what happened here in the past.

Thank Jason S
Reviewed September 5, 2018

At the far end of the sea front promenade is the Dieppe medieval castle followed by a cliffs coastline south. Built into the walls is a beautiful garden of remembrance and tribute to the extreme bravery of the Canadian army in 1942. Such bravery in...More

1  Thank c n
Reviewed August 23, 2018

A relatively simple but none-the-less moving memorial that touchingly connects the French Canadians to their brethren they came to help.

Thank Allan M
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Two parts to this ‘attraction’; the memorial garden to the Canadians and the museum. The garden is small and allows for quiet reflection. The museum has an informative video loop and some interesting personal stories of the abortive 1942 raid

Thank Ewan C
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

A fitting tribute to the many troops of Canadian and other nationalities who lost their lives in the ill fated raid of 1942 executed despite advice by Mountbatten.

Thank Viewlander
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Learnt a lot more about Canadian heroes and Dieppe' gratitude to them. Easy access from seafront and new swimming pool area as well as older area of cit and castle.

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