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A British DB-7B Boston Mk III bomber of RAF No. 88 Squadron over Dieppe Harbour, France, 19 Aug 1942British Churchill tanks and landing craft burning on the Dieppe beach, France, 19 Aug 1942
A British DB-7B Boston Mk III bomber of RAF No. 88 Squadron over Dieppe Harbour, France, 19 Aug 1942British Churchill tanks and landing craft burning on the Dieppe beach, France, 19 Aug 1942
British Daimler Scout Car Dead Canadian soldier on the beach after the failed raid on Dieppe, France, Aug 1942; note Daimler Scout Car and Churchill tank in background
British Daimler Scout Car 'Hound' abandoned on the beach after the failed raid on Dieppe, France, Aug 1942Dead Canadian soldier on the beach after the failed raid on Dieppe, France, Aug 1942; note Daimler Scout Car and Churchill tank in background
German troops inspecting a British Daimler Scout Car captured during the failed raid on Dieppe, France, late Aug 1942Major General George Patton and Vice-Admiral Louis Mountbatten at Camp Anfa, near Casablanca, Morocco, 18 Jan 1943. Mountbatten had just presented Britainís Military Medal to US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons.
German troops inspecting a British Daimler Scout Car captured during the failed raid on Dieppe, France, late Aug 1942Major General George Patton and Vice-Admiral Louis Mountbatten at Camp Anfa, near Casablanca, Morocco, 18 Jan 1943. Mountbatten had just presented Britainís Military Medal to US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons.
US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons posing for photographers immediately following being presented with Great Britainís Military Medal by Vice Admiral Louis Mountbatten, Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons shaking hands with British Vice Admiral Louis Mountbatten immediately following being presented with Great Britainís Military Medal at Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943
US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons posing for photographers immediately following being presented with Great Britainís Military Medal by Vice Admiral Louis Mountbatten, Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943US Army Ranger Sergeant Franklin Koons shaking hands with British Vice Admiral Louis Mountbatten immediately following being presented with Great Britainís Military Medal at Casablanca, French Morocco, 18 Jan 1943
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