The Dieppe Raid: The Story of the Disastrous 1942 Expedition

The Dieppe Raid: The Story of the Disastrous 1942 Expedition

by Robin Neillands

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253347817
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2005
Series: Twentieth-Century Battles Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Robin Neillands is "one of our most readable military historians" (Birmingham Post [UK]) and author of several acclaimed books on World War II and military history, including The Bomber War; The Conquest of the Reich; The Desert Rats; Eighth Army; The Old Contemptibles; and Battle of Normandy 1944. He lectures on military history worldwide, and is a member of the British Commission for Military History.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About This Book
1. The Road to Jubilee, 1939-42
2. After Dunkirk, 1940-41
3. The Commander, the Commandos and the Canadians
4. Political Pressures, 1942
5. Planning Rutter April-July, 1942
6. Remounting Jubilee, 22 July-18 August 1942
7. Yellow Beach 1 and 2, Berneval
8. Orange Beach 1 and 2, Varengeville
9. Blue Beach, Puys
10. Green Beach, Pourville
11. Red and White Beach, Dieppe
12. The Floating Reserve Goes In
13. The Withdrawal, 1100hrs-1300hrs
14. A Verdict on Dieppe
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index

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