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H.M.S. Calpe laying a smoke screen off Dieppe. The smoke screen offered additional protection to the Allied Forces since it helped to conceal their movements from the German forces.

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H.M.S. Calpe laying a smoke screen off Dieppe. The smoke screen offered additional protection to the Allied Forces since it helped to conceal their movements from the German forces.

ARCHIVED - Through a Lens:
Dieppe in Photographs and Film

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Introductory Note to Teachers

This website contains photographic and film footage of Dieppe selected from the holdings of Library and Archives Canada. It features a timeline of the events leading up to the raid on Dieppe, 2 newsreels produced by the Nazi regime, 6 newsreels produced by the Canadian Film and Photo Unit, and a gallery.

The proposed activities are intended for students at the intermediate level (grades 6 to 8/secondary I and II) and secondary level (grades 9 to 12/secondary III, IV and V). The activities include suggestions for oral presentations and compositions to help students better understand this historic event.

In addition, an introduction to the concept of primary and secondary sources is presented and an evaluation grid is included.

Integral text and Evaluation Grid - PDF 28 KB

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