75th anniversary of the Battle of the Scheldt

The 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Scheldt

An important step in the liberation of Europe

2 October – 8 November 1944: The Battle of the Scheldt

75,000+ Canadaians saw action

6,300+ Canadian casualties

1 M+ Canadians served in the Second World War

Battle of the Scheldt - August 1944

The opening of Antwerp’s port to Allied shipping provided a crucial supply line to Allied forces in Europe.

Faces of Freedom

Explore Canada’s Faces of Freedom to meet those who bravely defended peace and freedom during the Battle of the Scheldt and beyond. Their faces tell the story and their legacy will live on.

How can you remember them?

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