Battle of Dieppe
Dieppe was a battle known as Operation Jubilee. The battle of Dieppe was a surprise attack from Canada, Britain & the U.S to Europe. The surprise attack was an attempt to lure the German Aircraft into open combat as it would've supposedly became the largest single-day air to air battle in the west. The goal of the raid was to seize the port facilities (Where German landing barges were anchored) in Dieppe for a short period,of time. Also the plan was to withdraw the forces on the same day as the landing and capture a German landing craft. As the landing craft would give us insight into German radar technology.
Canadians, 225 men killed, 264 surrendered and 33 returned to Britain.
Where Was the Battle?
The battle was in Dieppe, which is located in the North-West part of Europe.
The Battle of Dieppe occurred August 19th 1942.