WWII

July 12th, 2013: The Salient+

We visited John McCrae’s burial site at Wimereux Communal Cemetery. A small ceremony was held, and “In Flanders Fields” was...

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July 11th, 2013: Operation Jubilee+

Dieppe will be debated for generations to come, but the bravery and resolve shown by the young Canadians that landed...

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July 8th, 2013: The Longest Day+

When you read or see documentaries about D-Day and Canadians on Juno Beach you just imagine this little stretch of...

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July 6th and 7th, 2013: To Normandy+

After a long but good flight from Vancouver to Paris the group arrived in Caen. With the afternoon off, some...

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July 19, 2012: The Day of Groesbeek+

The third day is famous for the Zevenheuvelenweg (“Road of the Seven Hills”) and is the most beautiful day of...

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July 13, 2012: A Message from Mark+

“I’m going to Holland with the Canadian Forces. Every year for the past 60 years the Canadian Forces has gone...

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