Dieppe Raid

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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Dieppe raid veteran passes away

09:55from Paul McDonald(Photo courtesy of O.Canada.com)One of the last surviving members of the Essex and Kent Scottish who took part in the Dieppe Raid has passed away.A family member says Howard Large died in hospital last night.  He was 96.Large was ... [Published CKLW 800 AM - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

War hero set for zip wire challenge

A Second World War veteran is to celebrate his 92nd birthday by riding the world's longest zip wire, despite being registered blind.Alan Saunders, from Crawley in West Sussex, will tackle the mile-long Zip World Velocity wire to raise money for Blind ... [Published Wharfvalley - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Local soldiers honoured at Dieppe Parade

| 4:06Patty Stewart and Peggy Buhler speak about their father's war experience. It's the first time Private Howard Large has missed the event due to illness. He was a member of the Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment. The regiment was involved in the Dieppe ... [Published CBC - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Dieppe Raid
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering Operation Jubilee, August 19, 1942

Operation Jubilee wasinstrumental to Canada and to the outcome of World War II. It set thefoundation and gave insight for the Invasion of Normandy, as well asonce again proving to the world that Canada was a nation thatexemplifies courage in the face ... [Published Courier News and Publishing - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Statement - Minister Fantino Marks 72nd Anniversary of Dieppe Raid

OTTAWA , Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister ofVeterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the 72 nd anniversary of the Dieppe Raid:"The battle that our brave Canadian soldiers undertook in Dieppe , France ... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Dieppe The Raid that went all wrong.

Examiner Sunday 17th August, 2014Saskatoon (Cree word for berry) its name, and in 1869 a chap by the name of Hamilton was granted Canada's first patent, for a fluid meter that measured gases and liquids. Then there was the birth of Canadian singing star ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Forces Friday: Remembering the Dieppe...

15:03The Dieppe Raid in 1942 was a failure but provided a serious amount of experience and knowledge used on D-Day.TweeterGet LinkMore Straight talk and hard news Videos ... [Published Sun News - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Dieppe Raid remembered in Newhaven

Despite heavy rain a good crowd of local residents turned out in Newhaven on Sunday August 10 to support the commemoration of the 72nd anniversary of the Dieppe Raid. ... [Published Sussex Express - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: Dieppe Raid
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Collingwood teacher touring battlefields of Europe

COLLINGWOOD — A local elementary teacher hopes to bring the experiences of the battlefields of Europe into his classroom this fall.Cameron Street Grade 7-8 teacher Andrew Durie left this week for France, part of a contingent of 22 educators being hosted ... [Published Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Battle of Britain hero's medals to go under the hammer

Bravery medals won by a Spitfire pilot who shot down three enemy fighters in three sorties on the same day are expected to fetch £120,000 a auction The bravery medals won by a Battle of Britain hero who shot down three enemy aircraft after being scrambled ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

World War II Publication Recounts American Role in Normandy D-Day

REMEMBERING D-DAY, a new special issue from AMERICA IN WWII magazine, shows the planning, hardship, risk, and combat America’s World War II GIs went through to secure victory on D-Day. On June 6, 1944, a million and a half fighting men from America, Great ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 10 2014]

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"I'm dedicating my Velocity zip wire challenge to all the veterans who've been supported by the charity - from my uncle Jim right up to today's vision impaired ex-servicemen and women."
The Honourary Colonel of the Essexthe Essex and Kent Scottish, Hardy Wheeler, says it's an important date to remember.  "It will be a dramatic day for Windsor because there probably wasn't a family, friend or acquaintance that didn't know someone that was involved in the raid from the EssexEssex Scottish."
"While Canadians paid a steep price at Dieppe , the hard lessons learned"
"It is a very good fighter pilot's group but with these it is more about the man behind the medals."

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Dieppe raid veteran passes away [Published CKLW 800 AM - 11 hours ago]
War hero set for zip wire challenge [Published Wharfvalley - Aug 21 2014]
Local soldiers honoured at Dieppe Parade [Published CBC - Aug 19 2014]
Dieppe Raid Remembered [Published 96.7 CHYR - Aug 19 2014]
Dieppe tribute today [Published CKLW 800 AM - Aug 19 2014]
Remembering Operation Jubilee, August 19, 1942 [Published Courier News and Publishing - Aug 19 2014]
Statement - Minister Fantino Marks 72nd Anniver... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
Dieppe The Raid that went all wrong. [Published Canada Standard - Aug 18 2014]
Dieppe: The Raid that went all wrong. [Published Examiner.com - Aug 18 2014]
Forces Friday: Remembering the Dieppe... [Published Sun News - Aug 15 2014]
Dieppe Raid remembered in Newhaven [Published Sussex Express - Aug 13 2014]
Collingwood teacher touring battlefields of Europe [Published Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin - Jul 31 2014]
Battle of Britain hero's medals to go under the... [Published Telegraph - Apr 14 2014]
World War II Publication Recounts American Role... [Published PRWeb - Apr 10 2014]
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