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Very Poignant

A small group of us walked to this memorial from the harbour (which doesn't take long). We so... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Scott D
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
A Solomn Site

This is an important site and helps to set the stage for walking the beach where the Canadian... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
Slade L
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St. Albert, Canada
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

A small group of us walked to this memorial from the harbour (which doesn't take long). We so happened to be here during the 76th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid. This memorial brought home the poignant utter waste of life caused by the megalomaniacs and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scott D
Reviewed 17 November 2018

This is an important site and helps to set the stage for walking the beach where the Canadian assaulted in 1942. Take a minute to acknowledge the loss before walking the beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Slade L
Reviewed 11 November 2018

I walked by every grave and paid my respects ..and wrote in the book of condolences. Very somber 🙁 a lot of young soldiers.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TheHammertons
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We visited with our currently serving Canadian soldier, and he was very moved to find the plaque honouring his regiment at this memorial. It is small but beautiful and very well kept. We went to the beach and carried photos of the actual landing -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Neatly kept and poignant and along with the exhibition (found in an old theatre behind the Mercure Hotel) it helps to keep alive the memory of the Allied sacrifices given to liberate France. The Memorial concentrates though on the part played by the Canadian army....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I think this Museum is run by volunteers, so opening times can be erratic. It took us a few visits to find it open. The museum is done very well, and the setting in a run down theater is perfect. Take time to watch the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank deepsky
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I didn't know about this fateful expedition and was very moved and pleased to learn about it. The Normandy coast has many spots like this and it is very moving to think what happened here in the past.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jason S
Reviewed 5 September 2018

At the far end of the sea front promenade is the Dieppe medieval castle followed by a cliffs coastline south. Built into the walls is a beautiful garden of remembrance and tribute to the extreme bravery of the Canadian army in 1942. Such bravery in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

A relatively simple but none-the-less moving memorial that touchingly connects the French Canadians to their brethren they came to help.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Allan M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Two parts to this ‘attraction’; the memorial garden to the Canadians and the museum. The garden is small and allows for quiet reflection. The museum has an informative video loop and some interesting personal stories of the abortive 1942 raid

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ewanc148
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