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Mythic Heroes of Celtic Ireland
The Celtic mythology of Ireland is best summarized as consisting of four broad cycles. This month's article deals with mythic Celtic mortals, figures who populate the stories in the second and third cycles below. Four Cycles of Irish Mythology Foundation...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Who Were the Celts?
The Celts were a group of people that occupied lands stretching from the British Isles to Galatia. The Celts had many dealings with other cultures that bordered the lands occupied by these people, and even though there is no written record of the Celts...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Gwydion and the Battle of the Trees
One of the common themes in Welsh mythology involves raids into the Underworld. This nether land realm is called by different sources Annwn, Achren, Caer Sidi, or by modern English references: Hades or the Otherworld. The images of the Welsh Underworld were...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Raven: Balancing Man and Nature
"He likes bright abalone shells, silver beads, endless vittles, gossip and warm sleeps over the smoke hole. The Raven-ego is the lover-to-be who wants "a sure thing." The Raven-ego is afraid passion will end. He is afraid and tries to avoid the...
Symbology >> Animals

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Operation JUBILEE: The Allied Raid on Dieppe (1942) -- A Historical
Mar 6, 2008 The raid on Dieppe was conceived as a coordinated ... While the Allied amphibious raid on Dieppe in 1942 (Operation JUBILEE) has been.
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Photo: Convoy of landing craft en route to Dieppe during “Operation Jubilee”. Photo: Department of ... Dieppe Raid during the Second World War was one of the ...
the raid on the German occupied port of dieppe was a cross channel seaborne raid undertaken by the allied forces on 19 aug 1942. the force levels were ...
The Dieppe Raid.pdf
CULTURAL MAPPING COMMUNITY STORIES. The Dieppe Raid on 19th August . 1942 was the only large-scale assault on the coast of German- occupied ...
Dieppe - Canadian Military History
33. The Dieppe Raid of 19 August left an indelible mark on Canada. As the first major offensive against.

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Take us to court, MPAC tells Kingsville museum
The museum is home to the manacles worn by a prisoner of war who survived the raid at Dieppe. Curator Kevin Fox tells visitors the story of how Sgt.
Hamilton Dieppe veteran Jack McFarland dies
A member of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (RHLI), he was wounded and captured in the Dieppe raid, becoming a prisoner of war for more than two years before returning to his home in Hamilton. McFarland was a private when he hit the beach at Dieppe, ...
Letters: Government interference is always a given
In 2002, as Liberal minister of defence, he admitted he had never heard of the 1942 Dieppe Raid where more than 900 Canadian soldiers died in a one-day assault on the French coast.
One of Hamilton's last Dieppe heroes dies at 95
One of Hamilton's most well known veterans from the ill-fated raid of Dieppe in the Second World War has died. Jack McFarland, 95, of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, passed away Monday morning at St. Joseph's Hospital where he was undergoing ...
Poignant vigil recalls Dieppe Raid
McFarland said he couldn't remember exactly what he was doing 70 years ago on the night before the raid, but said, "I was hoping to get home, but I didn't." He remembered crossing the English Channel on August 19 to Dieppe. "Of course, the Germans knew ...

Suggested Web Resources

Dieppe Raid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dieppe Raid, also known as the Battle of Dieppe, Operation Rutter during planning stages, and by its final official code-name Operation Jubilee, was an ...
The Dieppe Raid - The Second World War - History - Remembrance
The Dieppe Raid was one of the most devastating and bloody chapters in Canadian military history. Of the 4,963 Canadians who embarked from England for the ...
The 1942 Dieppe Raid - The Second World War - History
The Raid on Dieppe, France, on August 19, 1942, was a pivotal moment in the Second World War. With virtually all of continental Europe under German ...
BBC - History - World Wars: The Dieppe Raid
Mar 30, 2011 Discover what led to the disastrous Dieppe Raid of 1942. Find out who was to blame for the blunder and if any lessons were learnt.
Dieppe Raid - The Canadian Encyclopedia
Aug 25, 2013 During the Second World War, on 19 August 1942, the Allies launched a major raid on the small French coast port of Dieppe. Operation Jubilee ...

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