Art UK has updated its cookies policy. By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. To find out more read our updated Use of Cookies policy and our updated Privacy policy.

Close
Dieppe, August 1942

© National Army Museum. Photo credit: National Army Museum

How you can use this image

This image can be used for non-commercial research or private study purposes, and other UK exceptions to copyright permitted to users based in the United Kingdom under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as amended and revised. Any other type of use will need to be cleared with the rights holder(s).

Review the copyright credit lines that are located underneath the image, as these indicate who manages the copyright (©) within the artwork, and the photographic rights within the image.

The collection that owns the artwork may have more information on their own website about permitted uses and image licensing options.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.

Notes

Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

This painting shows troops of the Canadian Calgary Regiment advancing up the beach, supported by a Churchill Mk 3 tank carrying deep wading equipment taking part in the Dieppe Raid, August 1942, during the Second World War (1939–1945). The objective of the raid was to seize and hold a major port for a short period and to gather intelligence while assessing the German responses. The operation was a military disaster in terms of casualties and equipment lost.

National Army Museum

London


Date

1942

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 101.5 x W 183 cm

Accession number

NAM. 1990-06-3

Acquisition method

purchased from Rowan Antiques, 1990

Work type

Painting


Tags

This artwork does not have any tags yet. You can help by tagging artworks on Tagger.

National Army Museum

Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, Greater London SW3 4HT England

This venue is open to the public. Not all artworks are on display. If you want to see a particular artwork, please contact the venue.
View venue