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Dieppe raid: 80th anniversary tribute - Live

Veterans at the commemoration of the raid on Dieppe.

Veterans at the commemoration of the raid on Dieppe.

Photo: Radio-Canada

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It's been 80 years since thousands of troops crossed the English Channel in a pre-dawn raid on the French coastal town of Dieppe. More than 900 Canadian soldiers died in the battle, one of the country’s bloodiest of the Second World War. CBC News has special coverage as veterans gather at the Square du Canada in Dieppe to commemorate the mission

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