Calgary Tank Regiment
Dieppe, Western Europe 1942-45
Elly Raskin (1919 - 2013) was born in 1919 in Calgary and grew up in Rumsey, Alberta. At the age of 21 he joined the 14th Canadian Armoured Regiment (Calgary Tanks). He participated in the raid on Dieppe in 1942 and afterwards served in the Italian Campaign. His unit was sent back to Europe in 1945 where he served in the Liberation of Holland. He was in the Reichswald Forest in Germany at the end of the war.
Interview with Elly Raskin
Elly Raskin, 14th Calgary Tanks. Interviewed Nov 2008