75th Anniversary of D-Day

Second World War veteran Allan Bacon in 1941 (left), and today (right), pictured at the Sunnybrook Veterans Centre, in Toronto. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Second World War amputee veteran reflects on D-Day 75th anniversary

On June 6, 1944, Toronto’s Allan Bacon was one of thousands of…

  • Jun 6, 2019

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe take part in a wreath laying as part of the D-Day 75th Anniversary Canadian National Commemorative Ceremony at Juno Beach in Courseulles-Sur-Mer, France on Thursday, June 6, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

‘It’s hard to think about them’: Emotions run free as Canadians mark D-Day

Thousands of Canadians representing various ages and communities were on Juno Beach

 

Lewis Bartholomew, owner and curator of the HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial (HAMM) in Courtenay, points out an exhibit about the ship.                                 JACQUELINE CARMICHAEL PHOTO

D-DAY ANNIVERSARY: An Alberni man’s life on the doomed HMCS Alberni

Port Alberni’s rich historical roots are tightly entwined in those of D-Day

  • Jun 6, 2019

 

This photo taken on Wednesday May 29, 2019 with a drone shows Gold beach, near Asnelles, Normandy, and where British troops landed on D-Day. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

PHOTOS: D-Day Normandy sites today captured by drone

Associated Press delivers stunning aerial pictures and videos revisiting landmark D-Day sites

This photo taken on Wednesday May 29, 2019 with a drone shows Gold beach, near Asnelles, Normandy, and where British troops landed on D-Day. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
PHOTOS: Combat boots begin cross-country journey for 75th anniversary of D-Day

PHOTOS: Combat boots begin cross-country journey for 75th anniversary of D-Day

About 14,000 Canadians stormed Juno Beach in northern France on D-Day, June 6, 1944

PHOTOS: Combat boots begin cross-country journey for 75th anniversary of D-Day