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Le Memorial du 19 Aout 1942, Dieppe

Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.9/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
Le Memorial du 19 Aout 1942 is a small but well-presented museum that has taken over the Italian-style Petit Theatre. It screens a fascinating film with interviews with those who were there during the failed landing operation by predominantly Canadian Allied forces during WW2, on the 19th of August 1942. Plan to visit Le Memorial du 19 Aout 1942 and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Dieppe attractions using our Dieppe trip itinerary maker.
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  • When it is known that nearly 3,500 Canadians died during the landings at Dieppe, it is very moving. What he must see it is the small Museum of the Memorial of August 19, 1942, which is close to the Casino.
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  • We had been here before so knew it was a good venue for a visit. It's an old theatre, but the volunteers have made some really good displays. There is a film to watch too, this is very sad but will sh...  read more »
  • It was August 19, 1962. I was 18 years old. Was celebrated the 20th anniversary of d-day on the esplanade of the beach, we should say the killing, soldiers from Canadians to sacrifice in the land of France. I remember, at the time of a huge crowd on the lawn which is adjacent to the waterfront. Who remembers today, who remembers these thousands of young guys fell where, today, we Tan, we walk the dog, we eat ice cream?... Excuse me, I have a little bee... We still, to the virtues, the cemetery of Canadians... But who knows still find the way...?
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