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Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy on June 6

Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy on June 6


Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy, on June 6, 1944 as Allied forces storm the Normandy beaches on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

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Canadian troops land at Juno Beach, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, on June 6, 1944. (CWM 20020045-1453/George Metcalf Archival Collection/Canadian War ...

Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy, on June 6, 1944 as Allied

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Canadian veterans gather on Juno Beach following ceremonies marking the 60th Anniversary of D-Day at Courseulles sur-Mer June 6, 2004. (Andy Clark/Reuters)

Canadian soldiers land on a Normandy, France beach during the D-Day invasion June 6, 1944. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Department of National Defence)

A LCA just launched off HMCS Prince Henry carrying troops towards the Normandy beaches.

US Army troops waded ashore at Omaha Beach in northwestern France on June 6, 1944

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Canadian troops go ashore on D-Day

Two German officers in a group of prisoners who surrendered to Canadian troops in Courseulles,

Canadian veterans salute on Juno beach after the international ceremony in Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, northwestern France, on June 6, 2019.

Members of an American landing party lend helping hands to others whose landing craft was sunk (REUTERS)

Although often overlooked, Canadian troops did their part to ensure victory on D-Day

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Canadian veterans stand for the National Anthem during the international ceremony on Juno Beach

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Canadian Troops Landing at Juno Beach June 6, 1944 Photographer: Gilbert Milne Library and Archives Canada

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The Royal Regina Rifles landed on the beach near Courseulles-sur-Mer into the most heavily fortified enemy positions that Canadian troops would face that ...

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An honour guard takes part in the D-Day 75th Anniversary Canadian National Commemorative Ceremony


On board their assault landing crafts, men of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles heading towards their

The Les Braves memorial on Omaha beach commemorates those who lost their lives on D-

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Background photo: Troops of the 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade (Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry Highlanders) going ashore from LCI (L) 299 [Landing Craft ...

This file photo taken on June 6, 1944, shows the Allied forces soldiers landing

Canadian Armed Forces Band plays on Juno beach during D-Day commemorations in Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, northwestern France, on June 6, 2019.

The simple epitaph on this D-Day memorial at Courseulles-sur-Mer reads: "Here on the 6th June 1944 Europe was liberated by the heroism of the Allied forces.

A baptism of fire, on Juno Beach 6 June 1944

... along Juno Beach landing area to a ship taking them to England, after they were captured by Canadian troops at Bernieres Sur Mer, France on June 6, ...

C-Company Royal Regina Rifles is seen in the months before the D-Day invasion of June 6, 1944. Royal Regina Rifles

Soldiers of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders and the Highland Light Infantry wade ashore at Juno

The Royal Canadian Navy large infantry landing craft lands reinforcements on a Normandy beach shorly after the June 6, 1944 D-Day invasion.

... center, and and U.S House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attend an international ceremony on Juno Beach in Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, Thursday, June 6, ...

The Canadian landing site June 6, 1944; Courseulles sur Mer, Normandy, France. The troops landed according to Province, starting on the far left side of the ...

Map of the British and Canadian beaches on D-Day, June 6, 1944

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Smoke streams from a U.S. coast guard landing craft approaching the French Coast on June 6, 1944 after German machine gun fire caused an explosion by ...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, center,

Commémoration du D-Day à Arromanches © Sabina Lorkin-Anibas Photography

Juno Beach, the secondbeach from the east among the five landing areas of the Normandy Invasion. It was assaulted on June 6, ...

Veteran of the Second World War Roy Hare stands and looks out from Juno Beach following

June 12, 1944. Courseulles, Normandy. Winston Churchill acknowledges the greeting from soldiers

The monument was placed for the Canadian soldier who were landing on Juno Beach on June 6 1944. The monument is located on the beach, near the Centre Juno ...

The Allied forces fought their way up Juno allowing later waves to follow carrying supplies

American soldiers land on the French coast of Normandy during the D-Day invasion in

OTTAWA — Garth Webb was a 25-year-old lieutenant when he landed on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, one of thousands of Canadian soldiers to take ...

Canadians landing at Juno Beach.

... troops landed on Normandy beaches (north-west of France), to come as reinforcements during the historic D-Day, June 6, 1944, during World War II.

(courtesy Library and Archives Canada/e010750644). Canadian infantry landing from invasion barges in Normandy.

In this June 6, 1944, file photo, provided by the U.S. Army Signal

Juno Beach, Courseulles sur Mer, Normandy France. August 2017 On the 6th of June 1944 Allied forces, mainly British, French and Canadian troops came a

On Omaha Beach in Normandy, there are still remains of the artificial harbour destroyed by

Allied troops crouch behind the bulwarks of a landing craft as it nears Omaha Beach (AP)

... plane fly above Juno Beach in Courseulles-sur-Mer, on June 6, 2013, during the commemoration of the 69th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy.

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Allied troops disembark from landing crafts during D-Day 06 June 1944 after Allied forces

A landing craft from the Canadian ship Prince Henry batters down the waves as it carries infantry to Juno Beach. National Archives

The first British contingent to have landed on the beach of Normandy took off for combat

Canadian soldiers study a German plan of the beach during D-Day landing operations in Normandy on June 6, 1944. (Lieutenant Ken Bell/Dept. of National ...

Canadian soldiers digging in, Juno Beach

Canadian flags are seen here placed along the shoreline on Juno Beach in Courseulles-sur

A colour photograph showing a landing craft approaching the beach, with smoke coming from a

Canadian soldiers on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Lest we forget. "We are the dead. Short days ago we lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, ...

Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer D-Day match

American shock troops land on a Normandy beach, June 6, 1944 - Stock Image

Carençant © Thierry Houyel

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Screen grab of Canadian film footage of the landing of A-Company, the North

A cycling tour of the Normandy D-day landing beaches

U.S. Army infantry men approaching Omaha Beach, Normandy, France on June 6, ...

Canadian Army ammo driver at Juno Beach

This file photo taken on June 6, 1944, shows Allied forces soldiers during the D-Day landing operations in Normandy, north-western France.

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D-Day took place on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 and was the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II. Today, the sites are a key visitor attraction for ...

Map of the British and Canadian beaches on D-Day, June 6, 1944

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3rd Canadian Infantry Division Land in Normandy. Juno Beach, Canadian infantry on the beach 6 June ...

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Canadian troops land on the beachhead in Normandy, France in June, 1944 shortly after the D-Day invasion. On a chilly, grey morning 75 years ago, ...

This is an example of the postcards the Juno Beach Centre is sending out to honour

Canadian's Army officer stands in line during the international ceremony on Juno Beach in Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, northwestern France, on June 6, ...

... on June 6th, 1944, five divisions landed on the beaches of France: two were American, two were British, and one was Canadian .pic.twitter.com/Zb47bNAbCg