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Caen and Beyond

Caen and Beyond

The 3rd Division, of which the 12th Field Regiment is a part, eventually finds itself near Caen. They witness the destructive bombing that levelled the historic French city.

More on the Liberation of Antwerp

More on the Liberation of Antwerp

Mr. Ross continues his account of the liberation of the city of Antwerp.

Back To The Front Line

Back To The Front Line

Back in France, Mr. Ross is re-assigned to a mortar platoon as it moves into Belgium and the battle for Antwerp

Injured by Shrapnel - Cared For by Canadian Nursing Sisters

Injured by Shrapnel - Cared For by Canadian Nursing Sisters

During an encounter with German forces, Mr. Ross sustained injuries from flying shrapnel. He was flown to hospital in England and recalls the kindness and care of the Canadian Nursing Sisters.

More Reaction To Hitler Youth Actions

More Reaction To Hitler Youth Actions

The account of the night patrolling is concluded with a grim reference to the murder of Canadian soldiers and a reaction to the actions of members of the Hitler Youth.

Dangerous Front Line Night Patrols

Dangerous Front Line Night Patrols

Mr. Ross gives a remarkable account of night patrols on the front lines.

His Regiment Reacts to Hitler Youth Executions

His Regiment Reacts to Hitler Youth Executions

Mr. Ross talks of the reaction of his regiment to the Hitler Youth executions and describes being on patrol in Bray.

Horror of Hitler Youth

Horror of Hitler Youth

Mr. Ross speaks about the murder of members of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders and other regiments by a division of Hitler Youth under the command of Kurt Meyer.

War Nears End...in Germany

War Nears End...in Germany

The war in Europe was nearing an end and Mr. Grand’s regiment is now inside Germany, moving slowly toward Berlin.

A Return To Dieppe

A Return To Dieppe

Mr. Grand recalls that two years following the landing at Dieppe, the French port was again the target of Mr. Grand’s regiment, but for an entirely different and happier reason.

Back In France - D-Day plus 2

Back In France - D-Day plus 2

Mr. Grand eventually takes part in the Normandy landings of 1944. He arrives on D-Day plus two and soon finds himself at Caen, a few miles inland. He recalls his surprise when he discovers that one of the city’s churches has escaped damage in the midst of the carnage from the bombing.

A Real Treat - Ice Cream

A Real Treat - Ice Cream

Mr. Champoux describes going to Belgium to get ice cream - a real treat. They got extra and shared it with their comrades.

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