Skip to main content

The Globe and Mail

Dieppe honours Canadian veterans on the 70th anniversary of the fateful Second World War raid

1 of 20

Britain’s Prince Michael of Kent, centre with beard, delivers a speech, during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

2 of 20

Dieppe veteran Charles Russel Burrows, 93, of Picton, Ont., during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

3 of 20

Spectators look on during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

4 of 20

Dieppe veteran Donatien Vaillancourt, 95, of Montreal, during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

Story continues below advertisement

5 of 20

Dieppe veteran Fred Engelbrecht, 92, of Hamilton, Ont., during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

6 of 20

Dieppe veteran Charles Russel Burrows, 93, of Picton in Ontario, during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

7 of 20

Dieppe veteran Jacques Cinq-Mars of Montreal, 92, during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

FRED CHARTRAND/THE CANADIAN PRESS

8 of 20

Britain's Prince Michael of Kent, salutes during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

9 of 20

A Canadian scout during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

10 of 20

Canadian Governor-General David Johnston, center, delivers a speech during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

11 of 20

Dieppe veteran Bill Valentine, center, during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

12 of 20

Dieppe veteran Arthur Edmondson Rossel, 92, of Brampton, Ont., kiss a spectator during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

13 of 20

From left to right, Dieppe veterans Fred Engelbretch, 92, Arthur Rossel, 92, Roy Wozniak, 93, Russ Burrows, 93, and David Lloyd Hart, 95, during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

14 of 20

Spectators look on during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

15 of 20

Britain's Prince Michael of Kent, center, during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

16 of 20

Britain's Prince Michael of Kent, centre left, during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

17 of 20

Canadian Governor-General David Johnston during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

18 of 20

Dieppe veteran Arthur Rossell, 92, of Brampton, Ont., during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

Michel Spingler/AP

19 of 20

Dieppe veteran Jacques Cinq-Mars of Montreal, 92, during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

FRED CHARTRAND/THE CANADIAN PRESS

20 of 20

Dieppe veteran Jacques Cinq-Mars of Montreal, 92, during the commemorations of the failed Second World War invasion, in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012.

FRED CHARTRAND/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Report an error