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D-Day 75: Remembrance, honour, and thanks, on the Juno Beach

Canada’s Juno Beach Centre and museum is at Courseulles-sur-mer right behind a section of the 8-kilometre stretch of beach assigned to Canadians for the invasion. This was the centre of the Allied forces with British and American armies assigned landings» 

International, Society

Canada remembers: 75th anniversary Battle of Britain

It was a glorious day in Canada’s capital Ottawa this Sunday, the 20th, as the sun shone down on crowds gathered for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The air war over the channel and England itself lasted» 

International, Society

D-Day, first Canadians to land in Europe

D-Day -1:  Canadian paratroops lead In the early hours of June 6, 1944 the greatest seaborne invasion in modern history is underway with thousands of Allied troops heading in a vast fleet of ships for the beaches of Normandy. However,»