Canadian Armed Forces: “80th Anniversary of D-Day”

80 years have passed since June 6, 1944. Time flies, isn’t it?

As described by (, “D-Day was the name given to the June 6, 1944, invasion of the beaches at Normandy in northern France by troops from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and other countries during World War II. France at the time was occupied by the armies of Nazi Germany, and the amphibious assault—codenamed Operation Overlord—landed some 156,000 Allied soldiers on the beaches of Normandy by the end of the day“.

Thanks to all these soldiers for their unforgettable service and sacrifice.

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