A seemingly isolated and costly operation when it occurred in 1942, the Allied amphibious raid on Dieppe made a significant contribution to the success of later landings, leading ultimately to victory over the Axis Powers.
Schreiner, Charles W. Jr.
"The Dieppe Raid: Its Origins, Aims, and Results,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 26
, Article 21.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol26/iss3/21