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Posted: Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 07:02 PM UTC
Giuseppe Brocchini shares his latest diorama - the Dieppe Raid in 1/56 (28mm) scale.

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Posted: Sunday, April 01, 2018 - 01:15 AM UTC
It's always nice to see a diorama created with imagination and style, work like this is a real breath of fresh air, well done.
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Posted: Sunday, April 01, 2018 - 01:22 PM UTC
Very original evocation of the terrible Jubilee operation.

"Dieppe" trough the lens from Henry/Pallud is a must read for anyone interested in this tragic failure and a sad lesson about the "total lack of understanding by senior allied commanders concerning (...) employment of tanks in a built-up area"

More than 1 255 allied soldiers were killed (37 civilians) and 1 875 soldiers were wounded or POW.
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Posted: Sunday, April 01, 2018 - 08:04 PM UTC
And its only now, over seventy years later that the real -rather than official- reason is known for the reason behind the raid: capturing a four-rotor Enigma machine. You would think that after the war such could have been shared with the public and mission survivors...
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Posted: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 - 02:48 AM UTC
Many thanks Frank for this up-date... is there any recent detailed publication about this "real" target for further extra reading?

Merci