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Human Courage, Bad Decision

War is a terrible waste of human life. This political decision was a folly, killing and maiming too... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
JacquesLD
,
Ottawa, Canada
Emotional

Although we knew about the history and loss of life, we were not prepared for the emotional surge... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2015
Euro_verbudget
,
Winnipeg
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17 May 2017
“Human Courage, Bad Decision”
23 Oct 2015
“Emotional”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Hautot-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

War is a terrible waste of human life. This political decision was a folly, killing and maiming too many of our young Canadian, British and American soldiers. The cemetery is a respectful place to lay to rest these poor souls.

Thank JacquesLD
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Although we knew about the history and loss of life, we were not prepared for the emotional surge we felt when we entered the cemetery. It is beautiful, well kept and well marked if arriving by car. A must see for all Canadians in the...More

Thank Euro_verbudget
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I took my cousin to see the Canadian War Cemetery at Dieppe. Both our fathers were in the 2nd Canadian Division which did the raid and it was especially moving to see members of their regiment resting there. For young men who died so violently,...More

Thank rtcfix
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We are very grateful to France for the very good care they are taking for our fallen soldiers. Also to the German Army for originally laying our young men in their graves. It is very moving to see the rows of young lives cut short!...More

Thank Smoltman
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This is worth the trip although you can't walk there from the city centre. If you come to Dieppe by train, walk to the city centre bridge and there is a taxi stand. From there call the number posted above, the ride will cost you...More

Thank Kristine G
Reviewed 4 July 2015

An elegant memorial featuring the Canadian flag in the grounds adjunct an aged church. One thousand Canadians died in an ambush here.

Thank Vidubo
Reviewed 9 May 2015

This the final resting place for many Canadian and UK service people from the 1942 raid on Dieppe it's the usuall Coomonwealth cemetery, very well done, perfectly maintained and a must see for people interested in our war time heritage

Thank Alan D
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