75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

One of Canada’s most significant military engagements of the 20th century

June 6, 1944: D-Day On land, by sea, in the air

14,000 Canadians stormed Juno Beach in northern France

450+ parachuted into Normandy to fight for freedom

359 Canadian soldiers were killed on D-Day

Battle of Normandy

More than 90,000 Canadians saw action.

Over 5,000 died and more than 13,000 were wounded.

Faces of Freedom

Explore stories from D-Day and the Battle of Normandy—the Faces of Freedom—some of whom volunteered to bravely defend our freedom in Europe. Their faces tell the story and their legacy will live on.

How can you remember them?

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