Launch of the Jubilee association website. Preparations for the 70th anniversary of the Raid.
Mission statement and rules updated.
Refection work in the entrance hall of the museum by volunteers.
Transfer of the main headquarters on site inside the Memorial (place Camille Saint-Saëns) thanks to Dieppe municipality.
Mr Claude Gérard is elected president.
Participation of two aeroplanes from WWII and “la Patrouille de France” thanks to grant received from the “conseil général” and private donors (including Mrs Monique Miquel-Moncomble and Mr Marcel Diologent).
“Free day” in June and grand opening for the 60th anniversary of the Raid.
Opening of the Memorial in the former municipal theatre.
The association is designated “maître d'oeuvre” in order to create a place of memory (see Memorial chapter).
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Allied Raid.
The official Mission Statement was filed with the “sous-préfecture” and submitted to the “Journal Officiel”.
Creation of the association by a group of residents eager to keep alive an important event in our local history: the Anglo Canadian Raid of 19th August 1942.