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Aftermath of the Allied raid on Dieppe in 1942 during World War II

Film opens showing a German soldier giving a canteen of water to an English soldier on a landing craft at Dieppe, after the ill-fated Allied raid there in World War 2. Numerous Allied prisoners (mostly Canadians) make their way across the sands of Dieppe. Some toss their helmets away. They carry a wounded on a litter. They proceed 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. Next a contingent of Canadian prisoners is seen marching in formation, three abreast, with arms raised. Destroyed and damaged buildings are behind them. Several carry wounded comrades, as they proceed into the center of town. 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. German officers interview prisoners, including some wearing swim fins. Closeup of one with injured bloody face. Allied prisoners huddled together in a large group. Piles of weapons and equipment collected from the prisoners. Ambulatory prisoners being marched through Dieppe on their way to a prisoner of war camp. The prisoners marching on roads through rural areas. Closeups of some as they pass a camera. View of Dieppe harbor and environs from a high overlook. French residents walking on the streets of Dieppe, as life returns to normal. German soldiers manning a 2 Cm Flak 38 anti aircraft gun overlooking the beach, as a formation of German infantry marches past in the background. View of beach from bunker housing a German coastal gun. A formation of German Ju 88 bombers overhead, and viewed from one of the aircraft in the formation in flight. German gunboats racing through the water.

Date: 1942, August
Duration: 3 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
German film describing Allied attack on Dieppe, August 19, 1942, during World War II.

Film opens showing a map of French and English coasts bordering the English Channel. Dieppe is the focus of attention. Narrator states that British, American, and Free French forces, totaling a Division strength, attempted a landing at Dieppe. Animated map illustrates hundreds of Allied landing craft off the coast, protected by Cruisers and Destroyers. A reserve of transport vessels is shown in the Channel and a strong supporting force of Allied bombers and fighter aircraft. Active scene shows German coastal guns firing from bunkers on the French coast and German soldiers deploying to defensive positions commanding the beaches They fire MG 42 machine guns and a 77mm field gun. Shells from British naval artillery explode near German soldiers at shoreline. Explosions at Dieppe harbor from British aircraft bombs. German anti-aircraft fire directed against them. View of Dieppe castle. German soldiers taking up defensive positions on a city street. More explosions from Allied bombers. German soldiers firing a 12.8 Cm Flak 40 anti aircraft gun and black Flak clouds seen in midst of attacking Allied aircraft. German soldiers firing a vehicle mounted 2 Cm Flak 38 gun and quad versions of the same. Allied aircraft struck and trailing white smoke as it falls toward the water offshore. Glimpse of German soldiers in center of town. Low flying Allied aircraft and explosions from their bombs. German Fw 190 fighter planes heading to engage the Allied aircraft. Contrails at altitude from dogfights between Allied and German fighter aircraft. An aircraft struck and falling. Closeup of a burning British aircraft on the ground. Camera pans across German soldiers and buildings damaged and destroyed by Allied bombing. British soldiers being taken prisoner at the beachhead and later marched under guard in the town. A German General visits his troops at the beach front. Scenes of destruction after the battle. Bodies floating near the shore. Fire burning on a dock. Burning British Mark 8 Landing Craft Tank (LCT Mark VIII) with shell holes in it. More bodies strewn on beach. Knocked out British Churchill tank displaying number 9. Several destroyed and damaged British LCT Mark 8s. Names: "Calgary" and "Beefy"on destroyed Canadian Churchill tanks of the 14th Canadian Tank Regiment. Destroyed British speed boat with sailor's body on it. Other destroyed invasion craft. Several crashed British aircraft at water edge. Closeup of bullet holes near British roundel on one. More destroyed British Churchill and other tanks. Beaches covered with fallen Allied soldiers.British helmets caught in barbed wire.

Date: 1942, August 19
Duration: 6 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Allied Operation Jubilee offensive against Dieppe, France, during World War II.

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.

Date: 1942, August 19
Duration: 2 min 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Allied aircraft and amphibious assault troops in action during the battle of Dieppe in France during World War II.

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.

Date: 1942
Duration: 5 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The Battle of Dieppe in World War II

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.

Date: 1942, August 19
Duration: 2 min 58 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: French
 
 
Views of Dieppe after the Battle of Dieppe; British and Canadian POWs rounded up.

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. (World War II period).

Date: 1942, August
Duration: 2 min 44 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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