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Lost so Many Friends so Quickly

Lost so Many Friends so Quickly

Mr. Ryan makes the comparison of landing on Dieppe to being surrounded by 100 of your buddies only to be left standing alone 2 minutes later.

Royal Regiment Honoured at Dieppe

Royal Regiment Honoured at Dieppe

Mr. Walsh discusses why the Royal Regiment of Canada, with two other regiments, was selected to clear Dieppe based on the fact that it was decimated during the original Dieppe raid.

War is Not a Picnic

War is Not a Picnic

Killing people is not easy, especially when you are up close and personal with the enemy.

The Dumbest Guy in the World

The Dumbest Guy in the World

Mr. Ryan survives the firing squad once again, after being charged with sabotage, by playing the simpleton.

Are All Canadian Soldiers Farmers?

Are All Canadian Soldiers Farmers?

Registering as a farmer while a prisoner of war meant having a slightly easier time.

Prison Camp’s Open Door Policy

Prison Camp’s Open Door Policy

Building and using escape tunnels is quite a process and was only used by those with important information.

Changed to Chains

Changed to Chains

The initial reprisals of three months in ropes turned to a year and three months in chains.

Roped for Reprisals

Roped for Reprisals

When German military found some of their own, hand bound and executed on the shores of Dieppe, they decided to bind the prisoners.

The “Dieppe Murderers”

The “Dieppe Murderers”

Mr. Ryan paints a picture of the conditions of the prison camp he was taken to.

German Directives Leave Canadian Commandos Alive

German Directives Leave Canadian Commandos Alive

A technicality lets the Canadian commandos escape the firing squad upon their capture.

Crafts with Cordite

Crafts with Cordite

“Down time” leads to dangerous “fun time” at base camp.

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

An evening of theatre and singing gets a hot encore.

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