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   8.24.2004


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Failed Invasion
Heinrich Hoffmann Propaganda News Service photo, dated August 1942

A disabled Canadian tank (note the maple leaf insignia just to the left of the right-hand track) is shown off to the side on a street in Dieppe after the failed Allied landings there, which served as a bloody rehearsal for any future invasions. German troops can be seen taking several Canadians prisoner in the background.

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