The original Victoria Cross was created via a Royal Warrant issued on January 29 1856 with the royal sign-manual of Queen Victoria, and was intended to recognize demonstrations of gallantry during the Crimean War, regardless of either a man's social status or his record of service. Initially, the Victoria Cross could not be conferred...
Report on the Operation Jubilee
August 19 1942
Capt G. A. Brown RCA
Landing at Blue Beach
As far as I know, Royal Regiment C. suffered no casualties while approaching the beach, although we were fired on, for about 10 minutes before touchdown, by light weapons whose calibers I was not able to ascertain from my seat...
RCA, Puits, Memorandum, Cpl Ellis (Royal Regiment of Canada)
Memorandum of Interview : Lance Corporal L.G. Ellis, DCM, (B-66984)
Royal Regiment of Canada, at Canadian Military Headquarters, London, October 20 1942
Operation Jubilee,Dieppe, August 19 1942
Corporal Ellis (then Lance Corporal) is the only member of the Royal Regiment of Canada known to have crossed the sea-wall...
Memorandum on the Capture and Subsequent Escape of D.61182 P.S.M. Lucien Adhemard Dumais (Fus. M. R.)
The Landing at Dieppe, France
August 19 1942
No Canadian Intelligence Officer was present at the detailed examination of PSM Dumais conducted by MI.9. The information included in this memorandum was obtained at an interview which took place on October...
Memorandum of Interview
D-62050, Sergeant P. Dubuc, M.M., PUS.M.R.
Canadian Military Headquarters
November 3 1942
Operation Jubilee, Landing at Dieppe, France, August 19 1942
1. Sgt Dubuc was attached to the Battalion Headquarters of Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal on the day of the action at Dieppe, France, and was evidently a member of the Protective Platoon, through he never actually...
Canadian scout is seen during the commemorations to honor Allied soldiers killed 70 years ago in a failed World War II invasion, take place at the Cemetery of Virtues in Dieppe, northern France, Sunday Aug. 19, 2012. Some 1,400 soldiers were killed in "Operation Jubilee" when the Allies tried to briefly invade Dieppe...