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Storming Juno

Discover the crucial role the Canadian military played in one of the most decisive battles of World War II as director Tim Wolochatiuk details the battle at Juno beach during the Allied invasion of Normandy. The date: Ju...

The river battles : Canada's final campaign in World War II Italy —Zuehlke, Mark, 1955- author.

'The River Battles' tells the story of the I Canadian Corps' campaign to cross the Emilia-Romagna plain in Italy, detailing the nightmarish series of battles to win crossings and advance from one river to the next. With ...

Seven days in hell : Canada's battle for Normandy and the rise of the Black Watch snipers —O'Keefe, David, 1967- author.

Centred around one of Canadas most storied regiments, 'Seven Days in Hell' tells the epic story of the men from the Black Watch during the bloody battle for Verrieres Ridge, a dramatic saga that unfolded just weeks after...

The endless battle : the fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in imperial Japan —Flanagan, Andy, 1955- author.

"Near the end of October 1941, a few hundred soldiers from New Brunswick were among the 1,975 Canadian troops who set sail from Vancouver to reinforce the British Colony of Hong Kong. Within two short months, after a har...

The hawk and the hare : based on a true story —Morrison, Janet Love, 1962- author.

It is 1944 and the young Canadians of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry have had enough of drills and night marches and waiting. Private Ewen Morrison is 21 years old when he joins the regiment in Sussex and meets his ne...

Canada and the liberation of the Netherlands, May 1945

In 1945 Canada played the largest role in liberating the Netherlands from five years of German occupation. The Canadians gave the Dutch freedom and food, and an eternal friendship was forged. The story is told through in...

The boys of Kelvin High Canadians in Bomber Command

Tells the story of Canadians who were a part of Great Britain's Bomber Command during World War II, flying in bombers through enemy territory Bomber Command during World War II, flying in bombers through enemy territory ...

Lena's story : the D-Day landing —Sinclair, Patricia.

D-Day! June 6, 1944. Thousands of ships and planes delivered 156,000 men to fight on the beaches of Normandy, France. It was the biggest military invasion by sea the world had ever known. The goal was to break through...

Assault on Juno —Zuehlke, Mark, 1955-

Recounts the day-long assault on heavily-defended Juno Beach by Canadian troops during the Normandy landings on D-Day, an attack which played a key role in the success of the Allied invasion.

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