Allied Operation Jubilee, the assault against Dieppe, France, during World War Two. A sign reads 'Dieppe'. Fighter aircraft diving down across a harbor area. German anti-aircraft guns are fired from fortified positions behind barbed wire. Explosion of a gas tank in the dock area. German defenders, in grass above beachhead, firing rifles and artillery pieces. Wrecked British Churchill tanks on Dieppe beach. Wrecked tanks and a landing craft along a shore. Dead bodies on the beach. German soldiers sitting abandoned craft in the water. The streets of Dieppe, France showing captured British soldiers being marched down a street escorted by German soldiers. A wounded English soldier being carried down a street by four other English soldiers. The wounded soldier with his left eye covered with blood. Other British casualties entering the town. Surrendering British soldiers being escorted up a country road. The coastline of Dieppe. City population going about their business. Men, women and children walking in a street. German coastal guns being erected. Various types of guns and their mountings, camouflaged gun positions, guns being raised into firing position. Coastal gun barrels. A German motor train moving through a street of Germany. A large half-track vehicle towing a string of trucks through a street. A ship plowing through a heavy sea. A large submarine fleet underway at sea. The guns of a battleship are fired. A Higgins boat going through water towards a coastline. Marines aboard the Higgins boat approaching the shore. A coastline showing invasion troops hitting the shore.
Allied raid on Dieppe, France during World War II. A Royal Navy warship bombards the coast of Dieppe at night. A ship underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Allied airmen get into an aircraft and take off from an airfield in England. The aircraft in flight over the English Channel. American, British and Canadian troops in landing crafts underway in the English Channel towards the coast of Dieppe. German aircraft in flight. A destroyer ship lays a smoke screen. Naval guns fire at the coast. German aircraft drop bombs and explosions occur at sea. British and U.S. aircraft in flight. Explosions occur at sea. A British aircraft falls in sea. A pilot of the Royal Air Force in water. He comes aboard. Landing crafts at sea. LCTs (Landing Crafts Tanks) go ashore. Aerial view of Dieppe as aircraft bombard the city. British and American soldiers aboard a ship. Wounded soldiers disembark from a ship at a port in England. Allied aircraft return to an air base. A wounded soldier shows a thumbs up sign.
Operation "Rutter,"(aka Operation Jubilee) the ill-fated Allied raid on Dieppe, France, conducted by the Canadian 2nd Infantry Division and British Commandos plus some Inter-allied commandos, during World War 2. Map highlighting Dieppe. Low-flying British Royal Air Force Spitfire aircraft attacking German positions. German gunners firing heavy field gun from a grove of trees. Batteries of German antiaircraft guns firing from positions in hillsides. Explosions close to the camera. Fortified German gunners firing quad 2 cm Flakvierling 38 antiaircraft gun. A German 8.8 cm Flak 18 antiaircraft gun in operation. Explosions on the beachhead. German soldiers at roadside, one with a hand grenade. Another huge explosion near the camera. View from inside fortified German position, as soldier fires MG42 machine gun. View through window of building as bomb or shell explodes close by. View of Allied beachhead in disarray as Allied raiders are taken prisoners of war. Several are ambulatory wounded and another is carried on a stretcher. A German Junkers Ju 88 bomber overhead, bombs an allied ship at the waterfront. Wounded Allied soldiers lying on the beach with knocked out Churchill tank and a burning landing craft behind them. Abandoned landing craft on the beach. A larger ship afire. Allied soldiers being gathered up by German soldiers. One gives a drink to an Allied soldier in a landing craft. Remnants of Allied forces being escorted as prisoners of war along a road with seaside Church of Notre-dame-de-bon-secours in the background. Some prisoners are barefoot. One is carried on a litter. Burning landing craft on the beach. Canadian soldiers march with hands raised. Views of damage to buildings in Dieppe, from bombing and shelling. Canadian prisoners of war being escorted by German guards through town. View from high point overlooking Dieppe, showing the town, with smoke rising in places, and the beach with Allied boats and equipment strewn on it.
Injured British soldiers carried away after an unsuccessful Allied commando raid on Dieppe, France. Britishers taken as prisoners march to prison camp. Life back to normal in Dieppe as people move about on the streets. German planes fly as a naval unit patrols the channel.
A soldier on a vessel drinking, gives it to other soldier on another vessel. Views of wrecked city, damaged equipment and debris after the Battle of Dieppe. Dead bodies of soldiers. Soldiers taking wounded soldiers on stretchers. Germans round up British and Canadian prisoners and march the POWs through Dieppe to the prison compound. Many of the POWs are wounded.
The Dieppe Raid, during World War 2. Relief map of France overlayed by Label "DIEPPE." Low-flying British Royal Air Force Spitfire aircraft seen attacking German installations in the area, as German guns fire at them from deep fortifications. Closeup of German antiaircraft gunners on lookout for British aircraft as they fire a Bofors (4 cm Flak 28) point blank, from atop a hill. German gunners firing 2 cm Flakvierling 38 at the attacking aircraft. A German 12.8 cm Flak 40 antiaircraft gun firing. Views on the ground of smoke rising from bomb strikes. German soldiers gathered near a Renault FT tank (one inside it) on deserted street. One soldier holds a hand grenade. A huge explosion throwing up large amount of earth. German Soldier firing MG42 machine gun from inside a building. More huge explosions. Canadian soldiers on beachhead. Some carry a wounded comrade on a stretcher. A German Junkers Ju 88 aircraft bombs vessels near the beachhead. A Churchill tank of the Calgary Regiment near burning landing craft on the beachhead. Glimpse inland of bombed buildings. View shifts to beach, again, and fallen Canadian soldiers lying in front of a burning landing craft. Wounded Canadian soldiers lying on the beach in front of a knocked out Churchill tank. German soldier giving a drink to a wounded Canadian soldier on a landing craft. Canadian soldiers being rounded up as prisoners of war, on the beach and walking under guard with seaside Church of Notre-dame-de-bon-secours in the background. Some prisoners are barefoot. One is being carried on a stretcher. Abandoned Canadian military vehicles on the beach. Canadian prisoners of war with hands raised, being escorted under guard. View of town from beach. Bomb damaged buildings in town. views of allied prisoners under loose guard: walking across a town square; on the beach; and helping injured as they walk from beachhead. View of town from overlooking cliff. Bomb damage is seen. Camera pans across the beach showing beached landing craft and damaged and abandoned military vehicles and equipment littering the shore. View from shore with Church of Notre-dame-de-bon-secours and cliffs in background. Churchill tanks and other equipment at edge of surf. Damaged fortifications in cliffside. Numerous fallen Canadian soldiers piled up against a cliff on the beach. Others lying in front of German fortifications. Camera pans across fallen soldiers on the beach. Closeup of surf lapping at two Canadian helmets. More knocked out Canadian armor. A destroyed German fortification and heavy gun near the beach. More destroyed Canadian armor and fallen soldiers lying nearby. More knocked out Churchill tanks. Closeup on one named "Beefy." Closup of manufacturer's label on Churchill tank. A stack of Canadian soldiers' boots. A British Spitfire airplane crashlanded on the beach. Wreckage of a destroyed British aircraft. Closup of bullet holes in fuselage near the aircraft's roundel. A landing craft drifting in the surf. Scene shifts to the town, where canadian prisoners of war are being processed. They remove their helmets. A group of French boys (some in boy scout uniforms) march along a road. Captured Canadian commandoes in black uniforms marching under guard. Ambulatory wounded civilians walking along a sidewalk. POWs assembled in a large open space near a building where a field kitchen has been set up. German soldier puts soup into the helmets of the prisoners. POWs seated on ground eating their meal. Another look at the shore and detritus thereon. View shifts to the undamaged areas of the town and waterfront. Residents continuing on with their lives, as normal. Some conversing as children stand near a street vendor, who appears to be selling ice cream. Other city street scenes. A German soldier at an anti aircraft gun in the hillside overlooking the port. A contingent of German soldiers marching in formation along a beach road. German officers looking over a 12.8 cm Flak 40 antiaircraft gun position overlooing the beach. German troops marching below in background.