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# Dieppe Simulation

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Students look at the various locations along the French coastline and determine which would be the best to attack. They then find out they are to attack Dieppe and have to plan an attack given specific information. This is to compare to the real attack and how insufficient the plans were and the troops were lead on an impossible mission.

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### Dieppe Simulation

1. 1. World War Two Invading France
2. 2. Exercise In partners, view the following ten pictures carefully. • For each picture, state whether or not the location would be a good place to attack the enemy (from the sea). • In a point, explain why this is a good/not good location for an attack on the enemy. • After you have completed the above, choose the 2 best and 2 worst locations
3. 3. 1
4. 4. 2
5. 5. 3
6. 6. 4
7. 7. 5
8. 8. 6
9. 9. 7
10. 10. 8
11. 11. 9
12. 12. 10
13. 13. The Decision? • Beaches 1, 6 & 9 reflect what Dieppe was truly like • There were 3 main sections: – Most of the beaches had 100 ft high cliffs – All had rocky beaches – The city was very well defended
14. 14. Next • Look at the following pictures of Dieppe and with your partner come up with a strategy on how to attack • Things to think about are: – Time of day – Type of military involved (Navy, Army, Air Force, etc) – Strategy – Technology available
15. 15. Puys
16. 16. Puys
17. 17. Puys
18. 18. Dieppe
19. 19. Dieppe
20. 20. Dieppe
21. 21. Dieppe
22. 22. Pourville
23. 23. Dieppe Plan Objectives: 1) Test German Defenses 2) Take out Radar Station
24. 24. What Actually Happened? • Watch Dieppe: Turning Points and answer the following points: – Reasons for the raid on Dieppe: – What happened at Dieppe: – Reasons for its failure: – Lessons learned from Dieppe: – Importance of Dieppe to Canadians: