Highlights / 1944

International, Politics

Canada History: Oct 31, 1944; The vicious battle for the Walcheren causeway

By October of 1944 Canadians had fought their way from the Normandy beach to the French interior, then along the Atlantic coast through Belgium, capturing German rocket sites and all bitterly defended by hardened German troops. By the end of» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Remembrance Week: New book on the Canadian Photo and Film Unit of WW-II

It is an amazing story, of courage and daring, facing enemy guns and shells with only a camera in order to record history. After the war had already begun, Canadian officials recognized that to get Canada’s stories of the war,»