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The Walk with No Food or Shelter

The Walk with No Food or Shelter

Mr. Couture tells of the hundreds of miles walked with little hope for survival.

Poor Conditions of Starvation and Disease

Poor Conditions of Starvation and Disease

Mr. Couture describes the harrowing conditions in POW camp where so many prisoners lost their lives.

My Job was Milking Cows!

My Job was Milking Cows!

While POW, Mr. Couture tells of milking cows and how his farm boy days helped him get the job done!

Witnessing Death and Despair

Witnessing Death and Despair

Mr. Couture has to help the Germans carry out their dead and wounded.

Being Taken POW

Being Taken POW

Mr. Couture recounts his actions on the beach when Germans moved in and took him and many other soldiers as POW.

Sights on the Beaches

Sights on the Beaches

Mr. Couture expresses the mood and sights seen as his ship approaches the beaches on D-Day.

A Lonely Soldier

A Lonely Soldier

All alone and unsure of what was happening, Mr. Couture shares his memory of going in towards the beaches during preparation for the D-Day invasion

The One Time I Volunteered

The One Time I Volunteered

As part of reinforcement with the Winnipeg Rifles Mr. Couture shares the story of how he ended up being part of the D-Day invasion.

An Unexpected Encounter with my Brother

An Unexpected Encounter with my Brother

On his second day at sea, Mr. Couture speaks about being on board ship and meeting up with his brother whom he didn’t know had joined up!

Heroes Remember Presents D-day

Heroes Remember Presents D-day

Recollection of Veterans of D-Day.

Accepting The Legion of Honour Medal

Accepting The Legion of Honour Medal

An honour Mr. Bernhardt will never forget - a personal visit from French government representatives!

Connection to the “Wait for me Daddy!” poster

Connection to the “Wait for me Daddy!” poster

Known as one of the most famous photos during that time, Mr. Bernhardt shares his personal connection with the family portrayed in the poster and shares its’ meaning.

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