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Remembering the horrors of Auschwitz-75th anniversary of liberation

Seventy-five years ago, on this day, January 27, 1945, that one of the greatest tragedies in history came to an end. Soviet troops entered the extermination camps known as Auschwitz-Birkenau to find 7,000 starving prisoners still alive. Auschwitz was the »

Society

Bright orange tulips to mark 75th anniversary of Canada’s liberation of Holland

Canada’s capital will bloom with tens of thousands of bright orange tulips next spring as Ottawa’s annual tulip festival celebrates the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands. A Canadian Second World War veteran, students from two Ottawa-area high schools, »

International, Society

Tulip events to mark 75th anniversary of Canada’s liberation of Holland

Every year the Netherlands sends thousands of tulips to Canada in appreciation of Canada’s liberation of the country in World War II and for providing a safe haven for the Dutch royal family which lived in Canada during the war. »

International, Society

VE Day May 7th, 1945 (May 8, May 9)

Two days after Canada had accepted the unconditional surrender of all German forces in northwest Europe, Germany itself capitulated. This year marks the 70th anniversary, and for many Canadian veterans, now in their late 80’s to mid 90’s currently on »

International, Politics, Society

May 5-Holland remembers: Canada and their liberation

Today, May 5th, marks the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Holland. Canadian veteran today from the CBC live feed at the liberation of Holland ceremonies about a restored WWII vehicle from Keep them Rolling © CBC BGen E. Beno (ret’d) »