80th Anniversary of D-Day

Never forget

June 6 marks the anniversary of Allied troops storming the beaches of Normandy in France in the fight against Nazi Germany.
On June 6, 1944, British, American, and Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy in France, which helped start the liberation of Europe from the Germans.
By the time of the Normandy invasion, Canada had been at war for almost five years.
We Remember
Photo: 21 year old Canadian Bill Millin, of the 1st Special Service Brigade is seen about to depart his landing craft with bagpipes in hand. He played during battle to offer the troops encouragement on Sword Beach in La Breche Hermanville.