Mehreen Shahid, Special to the Packet & Times

Mehreen Shahid

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Second World War veteran Alfred “Bud” Weeks was at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital cenotaph Saturday to honour the 75th anniversary of Dieppe. MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES

Veterans mark 75th anniversary of Dieppe

It took 71 years for Second World War veteran Alfred "Bud" Weeks to be able to even look at the battlefield in France where the 22-year-old laid for what seemed like an eternity as the Germans shot at him.