Memorial de 19 Août 1942

Dieppe
Normandy
Museums

The Memorial de 19 Août 1942 is dedicated to the memory of those involved in the Dieppe Raid in 1942. Later known as Operation Jubilee, the raid by the Allies was unsuccessful and many soldiers were killed or captured.

The memorial exhibition contains documents, objects, models, uniforms and video archives including a film on Operation Jubilee.

Places to visit nearby

Dieppe in Normandy is a bustling fishing port with a long and eventful history that became France's first seaside resort in the 1800s.

The residence of the first Dukes of Normandy until 1204, Fécamp is a pretty seaside port on the Alabaster Coast that is known for the Benedictine liquer made at the palace here.

Rouen in Normandy is the region's former capital and has a distinguished history involving such figures as Richard the Lionheart, William the Conqueror and Joan of Arc.

Nearby attractions

The charming Château de Dieppe stands overlooking the sea and has a great panorama of the coast and the town. Inside is today housed a museum of artefacts from the town's history.

Set amongst beautiful woodland, the Château de Miromesnil was the home of the writer, Guy de Maupassant, and is today open to public visits and also has rooms available for bed & breakfast so you can stay overnight in this...

The home of a V1 flying bomb launching site, Le Val Ygot is located at the heart of the Eawy Forest.